Current Procedural Terminology

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  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

    Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code was initially published in 1966. The American Medical Association (AMA) created it and currently oversees it. The AMA originated in 1847 comprising physicians and medical students in the United States and was incorporated in 1897. They foster scientific innovation, enhanced public health, and encourage the doctor and patient relationship. Trust and collaboration are key ingredients to improve patient health (AMA, 2016a; AMA 2016b). The CPT-4 ontology is the current ontology employed in the U.S by insurers and it is updated yearly. It is a national coding method to collect payments for medical services rendered by physicians. However, revisions are being made to start CPT-5 (Mitchell, n.d). The CPT…

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  • Family Theory Analysis

    Rossow did an excellent job of implementing this theory into practice by obtaining patient histories that included any family problems or current complications. For example, a patient with a chief complaint of intermittent heart palpitations came into the McAllen PCI clinic, with no other symptoms or signs of distress. Rather than immediately drawing labs or ordering an EKG, Ms. Rossow took the time to talk to this patient, and within this time, the patient also revealed her husband was a former…

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  • Patient Billing Process Essay

    collect any co-payments that is due under the patient’s policy. Notify the patient of the wait time asking them to find a seat until their name is called. The insurance specialist at this time would gather the encounter form and anything else the doctor will need when seeing the patient. The fourth step in the revenue cycle is reviewing coding compliance. The encounter form is checked to see if a follow up appointment is needed, what the diagnosis and the procedural codes are associated with the…

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  • The Main Effect Of Self-Esteem

    (1989) explored the relationship between self-esteem and over-generalizations. They concluded that people with low self-esteem tend to overgeneralize failure at a significantly higher rate, and experience greater negative affect after failure events, than high self-esteem individuals. This conclusion provides support for the current study’s result that low self-esteem individuals were in a significantly worse mood than their high self-esteem counterparts. According to Kernis et al. (1989), the…

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  • Comparative Analysis

    Secondly, Eurocentric based countries have additional material. The next issue is the textbook covers superfluous mainstream countries, which makes the context missing other cultures. Furthermore, the text discuses more past regimes than current regimes. The Merriam-Webster defines…

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  • Roudenbush Community Center Case Study

    -Staff members missing physicals & mmr’s have been updated and placed in files. - Staff has been retrained on Look before You Lock and certification of training completion has been placed in all staff files. 19) Child’s file has been updated with the appropriate forms to indicated evidence of current first aid/emergency medical consent release, a current off site consent, and a current transportation plan. All other student files have been reviewed and updated where needed, as well. 20)…

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  • Aramark Case Study: Gallup Corporation

    or national clients to gain perspective on current relationships and additional service opportunities. The company will also adopt Higher Education’s “Thrive” client alignment process for each division. “Thrive” has proved very successful in Higher Education while driving retention efforts and expanding service to existing accounts. Most recently Aramark expanded their relationship with the Chicago City School Districts dining program with the addition of facility services. This expanded…

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  • The Importance Of Phd Research

    during our meeting I wrote them down for you. I would like to talk with you about the current state of my research. I hope that I can have your support to move forward and deepen the current study. Here are some of my reasons: 1. The reason that I pursuing my Ph.D study is that I am greatly interested in Education, and want to find solutions to build a better educational system. I see this as my life calling. After several years of studying and digging into my topic I found a…

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  • An Analysis Of Aldous Huxley's Utopian Society

    Since the beginning of time, humans have always enjoyed rooting for the individual to succeed. Lets face it, we’ve all cheered on Rocky to knock out Apollo Creed at least once, we all applauded Malala Yousafzai for standing up against the Taliban in 2012, and I bet the Scots even cheered on Sir William Wallace for going against the English over 800 years ago. All in all, it’s as plain as the nose on one’s face that we just love people who have the confidence to swim against the current, or in…

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  • A-1 Case Study

    After reviewing the information about A-1’s company, it is evident that due to it reaching capacity at its current facility and nearly exhausting its customer market, A-1 must make a change if it wants to continue to improve profits. Although there are several paths that A-1 could take, the best one is as follows: A-1 should purchase another facility in a location just outside of its current customer base. One facility should be used for the finishing of metal products and the other devoted to…

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