Congratulations to the 2015 G-I-N Scholars!March 2015, New York, NYAnita Jayakumar, MD, MSLouisiana State University-Health Science CenterJames (Whit) Mims, MDWake Forest University Baptist Medical CenterRyan Murray, MDOtolaryngology Associ
CPT Changes to +15777 Implantation of Biologic Implant Code for CY 2013 For CY 2013, the CPT Editorial Panel has modified the descriptor for add on code +15777 and has limited this code's use to biologic implants placed into breast and/or
In January, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced plans to utilize its newly established Healthcare and Payment Learning and Action Network to begin moving Medicare payments through Alternative Payment Models.
2014Stephen Maturo, MDBrooke Army Medical CenterDavid Tunkel, MDJohns Hopkins University2013 Scott E. Brietzke, MD MPHIndividualized clinical practice guidelines: the next step in the evidence-based health care evolution?Richard K.
Congratulations to the 2015 Cochrane Scholars!Matthew Brigger, MD, MPH, CDR, MC, USN Naval Medical Center San Diego, CAArtur Gevorgyan, MD, MSc, FRCSCLakeridge Health CorporationJonathan Liang, MDThe Permanente Medical GroupNoah Parker, MDThe Voice C
What are Appropriate Use Criteria?Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) specify when it is appropriate to use a procedure. An "appropriate" procedure is one for which the expected health benefits exceed the expected health risks by a wide margin.