What Has Been Your Experience with Telemedicine?
The November issue of the San Antonio Medicine magazine will focus on telemedicine in Bexar County and across the nation. We are asking for you to share your story whether good, bad or indifferent. Please email your story to firstname.lastname@example.org
Medicare Coverage for Diabetes: Insulin, Doctor Visits, and Tests
In 2018, about 1 in 10 Americans had diabetes, and a quarter of Americans age 65 and older had the disease. Medicare covers a variety of medical services, screenings, equipment and drugs for diabetes, provided you’re enrolled in the coverage. Different parts of Medicare cover different diabetes needs so it’s important to understand what you need. Read more
E&M Coding Changes Among Major CPT Revisions for 2021
The American Medical Association last week released its 2021 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set, which includes major revisions to office and other outpatient evaluation and management (E&M) services designed to decrease physician documentation requirements. View modifications
Governor Abbott Extends Disaster Declaration.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the state’s disaster declaration in response to the coronavirus pandemic as the state approaches nearly 13,500 deaths. While hospitalizations for COVID-19 have declined since a peak in mid-July, Abbott said "Texans should remain vigilant in helping to prevent virus spread.” Read more
Help Keep Students Safe and Masked as Classes Resume
Across Texas, most students are returning back to school and to ensure you have the tools to advise families on how to stay safe at school, the Texas Medical Association and Texas Pediatric Society have developed a letter that you can give to your patients with guidance about wearing masks.
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