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Six steps for conducting an internal evaluation and management audit

Six steps for conducting an internal evaluation and management audit
September 19, 2017

Evaluation and management coding patterns are under the microscope. CMS is monitoring evaluation and management code usage by specialty, state and nationally. The Recovery Audit Program of CMS aims to identify and correct improper Medicare payments through the detection and collection of overpayments. Commercial payers are using analytics to identify potentially inaccurate coding, too; take-backs may result.

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CMS panel confident in short-, mid-term bariatric therapy outcomes

September 19, 2017
An advisory panel recently convened to advise CMS on the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery and endoscopic bariatric therapies in the Medicare population, and while…
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Metformin enhances bile acid-induced GLP-1 secretion in type 2 diabetes

September 19, 2017
Metformin enhanced bile acid-induced GLP-1 secretion among patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers in Denmark reported.
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Swine flu may double risk for type 1 diabetes

September 19, 2017
Norwegians aged 30 years or younger infected with the H1N1 influenza virus during the pandemic were twice as likely to develop type 1 diabetes vs. the general…
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Sodium intake may interact with genetics to increase latent autoimmune diabetes risk

September 19, 2017
Increased sodium intake is associated with risks for type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, particularly in adult carriers of the high-risk human…
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Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Educators build awareness of missed type 1 diabetes diagnosis

August 4, 2017
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The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Recent processes have been established to facilitate the production, validation, and utilization of biosimilars…
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