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OIG Regulations for House Calls Bring Challenges for Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/878236_1

Apr 9th, 2017 - House Calls Provide Unforeseen Benefits House calls have been an important, though intermittent, part of my career. They often provide information and an understanding that are not only necessary, given the patient's circumstances, but also impossible to find out readily through an office visit. Home visits are a vital need, but they have also become a special point of concern by the Office of ...

OIG Regulations for House Calls Bring Challenges for Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/878236_2

Apr 9th, 2017 - Documentation Is Key What can you do to make sure your home visits pass an audit? Familiarize yourself with Medicare rules, specifically Section 30.6.14.1B, which states: "Under the home health benefit, the beneficiary must be confined to the home for services to be covered. For home services provided by a physician using these codes, the beneficiary does not need to be confined to the home. Th...

OIG Regulations for House Calls Bring Challenges for Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/878236

Apr 9th, 2017 - House Calls Provide Unforeseen Benefits House calls have been an important, though intermittent, part of my career. They often provide information and an understanding that are not only necessary, given the patient's circumstances, but also impossible to find out readily through an office visit. Home visits are a vital need, but they have also become a special point of concern by the Office of ...

OIG Regulations for House Calls Bring Challenges for Doctors
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/878236

House Calls Provide Unforeseen Benefits House calls have been an important, though intermittent, part of my career. They often provide information and an understanding that are not only necessary, given the patient's circumstances, but also impossible to find out readily through an office visit. Home visits are a vital need, but they have also become a special point of concern by the Office of ...

Don't Give Up on Fish Oil for CVD Prevention Just Yet
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/903125

Hello. I'm Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy, a primary care internist, Medscape advisor, and senior medical director for WebMD. Welcome to Medscape Morning Report, our 1-minute news story for primary care. You'd be forgiven if you were skeptical that fish oil could have a practice-changing role in preventing major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). The data have been, at best, conflicting. But now, recen...