Population Health Management: “Doing Good by Doing Better” And Why You Must Care

Published in CONCEPTS & SOLUTIONS – “We, as podiatrists, are at a crossroads that coincides with the diabetes epidemic. While our services are being scrutinized and often marginalized, we are compensated at a lower rate for identical care and services provided by MDs and DOs.

We as a profession need to ask ourselves, “What’s next?” Do we continue to function as we do, or do we become proactive and take our efforts to a level that increases the value of the care we provide?”

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The Coding Conundrum of the CDFE

Published in CONCEPTS & SOLUTIONS – “How to code when performing a Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exam (CDFE) is a common question among our colleagues. It is frustrating that coding and payment guidelines do not always follow peer-reviewed literature or clinical guidelines. Even worse, sometimes, coding and payment guidelines do not even allow for the performance of literature-driven practice.”

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