Author "Dr. Michael Warner"

By Dr. Michael Warner
Oct 31st, 2019
When clinical documentation gets overrun with auto-populated data, it’s time to redirect technology to better serve our patients. Medical providers will no longer be required to document the history/medical interview during outpatient/office services ...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Apr 1st, 2019
Clean out old patient health data so only their current and relevant health factors remain. A problem list should be a database of a patient’s diagnoses. The list should be a way to track and share patient information across specialties and places of ...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Nov 1st, 2018
Pick one that helps practitioners improve efficiency and quality of care. Electronic health record (EHR) templates have deservedly received a bad reputation in medical records. As a result, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has pr...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Sep 5th, 2018
Coding 99495 and 99496 takes more effort than deciding whether the patient is seen 7 vs. 14 days after discharge. The CPT® guidelines for transitional care management (TCM) codes 99495 and 99496 seem straightforward, initially, but the details are tr...
By Dr. Michael Warner
Sep 5th, 2018
CMS comment submitted by American Osteopathic Association representatives on AMA RUC September 5, 2018, with tracking number: 1k2-9592-adpg Starting 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes enacting Multiple Procedure Paym...