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    Research Scholarship Application Now Available New in 2020 is the  State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care  research meeting. If interested in attending and are looking to offset the cost to attend, consider applying below! ...

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    Hi,  New patient and initial patient designation is different. So, here are two scenarios that might help.  1. A member of your group sees patient in the hospital as a new consult. That patient is referred to a member of your group in out patient setting. ...

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    ​Great question. When you admit a patient to an inpatient unit, you can use the initial inpatient codes every time the patient is admitted (99221, 99222, 99223). These are not "new patient" codes, they are "initial" codes - meaning the initial visit during ...


  • The Annual Assembly Scientific and Quality Improvement Subcommittee is seeking individuals who are interested in reviewing scientific and quality improvement abstracts for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. Reviews of call 2 abstracts will take place August 20-27, 2019. Apply by June 17 if you’d like to serve as a reviewer. ... Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 2019
  • By Christine Bridges, MD @Cbridges2016 We were locked in tight; cell door locked. 48 hours ago when I arrived in Orlando I did not think I would be behind bars, but there I was with a cell full of hospice and palliative medicine providers, plotting our escape.  Escape rooms have now become a new and, ... Read moreThere and Back Again: A Fellow’s Journey to the 2019 Annual Assembly
  • AAHPM members received an email earlier this week asking for your input in the Academy’s strategic planning review process. Share where you think AAHPM should focus its efforts over the next 3-5 years. An email was sent on Monday, June 3 and a reminder will be sent the following week. Survey closes June 19. ... Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 3-7, 2019

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