Rheumatology Practice Management August 2018 Vol 6 No 4

Rick Olsen, PhD, describes how the pattern of adapting to what is needed is the key to helping your rheumatology practice grow in self-awareness and appreciation of others, which will increase collaboration and productivity.
Quite often, physicians are unaware that payers outside of Medicare have expectations when it comes to medical necessity, documentation guidelines, clinical indications, and coding policies. Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, AAPC Fellow, reviews some basics to help the coding and billing staff.
This issue of Rheumatology Practice Management (RPM) provides a sneak peek at some of the “Hidden Treasures of Rheumatology” that await attendees of this year’s conference.
A strange-looking pirate has been seen lurking around the National Organization of Rheumatology Managers, and rumor has it that he is searching for treasures that we have hidden for you, the rheumatology practice manager. Make sure to claim your share at the 13th annual NORM Conference, October 4-6, 2018, in Tampa, FL!
Have you ever considered hosting a Walk to Cure Arthritis? It may be easier than you think. Andre C. Smith, CMPM, CPB, CRHC, discusses tips and tricks to help with the careful planning of your first annual walk!
The American College of Rheumatology has issued a position statement on pharmacovigilance, underlining its support for continued monitoring of new drugs and their side effects after they have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, which is important in biosimilar development.
In this first member profile, Rheumatology Practice Management discusses the life and achievements of Judith “Judy” Stovall, NORM Board Member and certified medical practice manager.
Chelsea Vassaur, Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine, shares a few healthy meals and snacks that she takes along with her on every trip.

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