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A new Speak Up campaign educates individuals on patient rights and how to be their own best advocates.
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.
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