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Rheumatology Practice Management August 2018 Vol 6 No 4

Pattern Is the New Black
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. Read More ›

Medical Necessity: Documenting What the Payer Wants
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. Read More ›

Are You Ready for the NORM Annual Conference?
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. Read More ›

Beware! A Pirate Is Lurking Around NORM
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! Read More ›

How to Organize a Walk to Cure Arthritis
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! Read More ›

ACR Advocates for Closer Tracking of Biosimilar-Related Adverse Events
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. Read More ›

Get to Know NORM Board Member Judith Stovall
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. Read More ›

Suggestions for Healthy Travel Snacks
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. Read More ›