Primary care physicians rarely use billing codes for prevention, coordination services

Primary care physicians (PCPs) infrequently use billing codes for prevention and coordination services, despite having eligible patients and providing code-appropriate services to some of those patients, according to a study published online June 28 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Sumit D. Agarwal, M.D., M.P.H., from Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues examined the […]

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Fatigue among arthritis sufferers relieved by physical activity and talking therapies

Physical activity and talking therapies can significantly improve fatigue in people with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, axial spondylitis and lupus, a new University of Aberdeen study has found. These conditions, known collectively as inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRD), affect around 800,000 people in the U.K. 80% of those live with fatigue every day, an extreme […]

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