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CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

As per Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Chronic Care Management (CCM) as a critical component of primary care that contributes to better health and care for individuals. In 2015, Medicare began paying separately under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for CCM services furnished to Medicare patients with multiple chronic conditions. Beginning January … Continue reading CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT

HEART DISEASES

Heart diseases describe a wide variety of ailments that affect your heart. The heart diseases include blood vessel diseases, like coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems and heart defects you are born with. The term heart diseases are usually used interchangeably with the term coronary disease. A coronary disease usually identifies conditions which involve narrowed … Continue reading HEART DISEASES

2020 PROPOSED MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE

The CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) proposed rule has been released on July 29 that included changes to the conversion factor for Medicare physician reimbursement ($36.09). In the proposed rule, CMS announces its intentions to pull back on establishing blended payment rates for established patient office visits coded as E/M levels 2 through 4. Instead, … Continue reading 2020 PROPOSED MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE

HEALTH CARE EXCHANGE

Health Care Exchange is healthcare insurance organizations set up in the United States to facilitate the purchase of health insurance. Even when you believe you cannot afford medical health insurance, there are several available options to you. Medical health insurance agencies have assembled new plans to help combat the high cost of medical insurance. Many … Continue reading HEALTH CARE EXCHANGE

HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE

The terms “healthcare directive” “living will”  and “advance directive”, all refer to the legal document that lets people state their wishes for end-of-life medical care. A living will, despite its name, is not at all such as the wills that people utilize to leave the property at their death. A dwelling will also be called a … Continue reading HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE

CANCER REGISTRARS

Cancer registrars are information specialists that capture a complete history, identification, treatment and wellness status for each and every cancer patient in the U.S. The information provides information to health officials, healthcare businesses and researchers to monitor and advance cancer therapies conduct research and enhance screening and prevention applications. The information collects to submit to … Continue reading CANCER REGISTRARS

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Autism spectrum disorder is a disorder in the development of person’s communication and behaviour. The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders generally can be seen in the first two year of life, therefore is also said to be a developmental disorder. Individuals with autism have difficulty communicating, forming relationships together with others and find it difficult … Continue reading AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

Dialysis is needed if your kidneys don’t function satisfactorily on their own. It is a treatment that filter and purifies blood by the use of machine. Kidney injury usually progresses over quite a few years as a consequence of long term ailments, like Diabetes Mellitus, High blood pressure, Kidney inflammation, Multiple cysts in the kidneys. … Continue reading PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

LABORATORY TEST FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES

A doctor may order laboratory work or imaging tests to help determine what is causing your symptoms. Let’s have a look at these tests. Laboratory tests: Many diseases have signs and symptoms. Samples of your body fluids can occasionally uncover evidence of the particular microbe that is causing your illness. This helps your physician tailor your … Continue reading LABORATORY TEST FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES

ANESTHESIA AND IT’S USES

Anesthesia is helpful for several things, including performing the operation or biopsy processes, taking x-ray, and performing dental procedures. A doctor might choose local anesthesia, injectable general anesthesia, or inhaled general anesthesia to maintain you pain-free during diagnostic or surgical procedures. Doctor is widely trained to perform anesthesia and will take all possible precaution to make … Continue reading ANESTHESIA AND IT’S USES

BRONCHITIS

Bronchitis is a respiratory disease wherein the mucous membrane lining of the bronchial tubes in the lungs becomes inflamed. The bronchial tubes are air passages that extend from the trachea to the tiny airways and tiny air sacs of the lungs. Since the lining of all the bronchial tubes swells or gets contaminated, the mucous membrane … Continue reading BRONCHITIS

HEART DISEASES

Heart diseases describe a wide variety of ailments that affect your heart. The heart diseases include  blood vessel diseases, like coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems and heart defects you are born with. The term heart diseases are usually used interchangeably with the term coronary disease. A coronary disease usually identifies conditions which involve narrowed … Continue reading HEART DISEASES

OBESITY AND BARIATRIC SURGERY

Obesity is a chronic disease involving an excessive amount of body fat that poses a significant threat to human health; and more and more Americans are feeling the effects of it. In fact, the U.S. Surgeon general describes obesity as being at epidemic proportions. 35 percent of women and 31 percent of men are considered seriously … Continue reading OBESITY AND BARIATRIC SURGERY

MOHS SURGERY

Mohs surgery is a surgical procedure used in the treatment of skin cancer. During surgery, thin layers of cancer comprising skin are removed and analyzed until just cancer-free tissue remains. Surgery is known as Mohs micrographic surgery. The objective of this operation is to remove as much of your skin tumor as possible while doing … Continue reading MOHS SURGERY