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This article provides guidance to assist Fellows in navigating their contractual relationships with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
This month’s article identifies the two most frequently reported types of sentinel events for the first half of 2019: foreign bodies and wrong site surgery.
This column responds to some frequently asked Current Procedural Terminology coding questions posed to the ACS Coding Hotline.
This month’s column is a response to a “Viewpoint” published in JAMA Surgery that erroneously describes The Joint Commission’s role in the opioid epidemic.
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