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The 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practice

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January 1, 2017

This article summarizes provisions in the 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule that are relevant to general surgery and its related specialties.

TABLE 2. Moderate sedation coding guidance

2017 CPT coding changes

Changes to Current Procedural Terminology codes and an overview of related reporting information are described.

Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS

Profiles in surgical research: Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS

Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS, a prolific health services researcher with a focus on complications in postoperative patients, is the latest surgeon-scientist to be spotlighted in this in this ongoing series.

RAS-ACS

The 2016 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: An introduction

The theme of the 2016 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest was Paying It Forward: When the Mentee Becomes the Mentor.

Dr. Kevin Koo

First-place essay: Paying it forward: When the mentee becomes the mentor

Kevin Koo, MD, MPH, MPhil, the 2016 RAS Communications Committee essay winner, describes how his experiences as a student with strong mentors have shaped how he works with junior members of the operating team today.


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