Changes in government medical billing and coding for dermatologists and other physicians is scheduled to begin January 2021.
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While claims don’t always lead to court cases, they can lead to stress, says Stephen E. Wolverton, M.D., a dermatologist with Indiana University Health in Bloomington, Ind. Learn more about managing the stress associated with malpractice claims.
When it comes to electronic health record (EHR) implementation, dermatology isn’t at the beginning — the naive stage — or at the end — where the technology is doing what it’s supposed to do. Dermatology is in what one might call the teenage years, an awkward, frustrating, but hopeful, time.
Most tanning salons in Missouri would allow children as young as age 10 to tan if there were no legal restrictions against doing so, according to results of a survey conducted by researchers.
Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) increases patient safety, experts say. This tool not only eliminates interpretation errors from handwritten prescriptions, it creates a communications bridge between the physician, pharmacist and patient.