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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – September 2018(0)

September 1, 2018

Dr. Hoyt’s column highlights the Scientific Program of Clinical Congress 2018, as well as other educational and member engagement opportunities offered during the annual meeting.

What Surgeons Should Know About...

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary program billing requirements

The restrictions regarding physicians’ ability to seek reimbursement for cost-sharing amounts from Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) enrollees are summarized as are practices to ensure compliance with QMB billing rules.

Coding and Practice Management

Frequently asked questions about CPT coding for breast surgery: An update

An update on correct coding for breast procedures, including case examples, is provided.

NSQIP Case Studies

A multidisciplinary approach reduces clostridium difficile infections in adult surgical patients

Researchers at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, conducted a quality improvement project to identify opportunities to reduce clostridium difficile infection.

From Residency to Retirement

The pillars of personal financial success: Filling a critical gap in surgical education

The benefits of a trainee-focused financial literacy program targeted at the general surgery resident are described.

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