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Senior Substance Use: Risk Factors Associated with Aging and Health

A look at alcohol, marijuana, and opioid use in the elderly populationGranny and Granddad…


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Polypharmacy: Challenges in Medication Management in Older Adults

Polypharmacy in the elderlyIn our series of recent posts, we’ve focused on the importance of…


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Management of Anxiety in Dementia Patients

The benefits of actively assessing and treating anxiety in elderly individuals with dementiaIn…


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Dementia and Depression: Early Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment in Elderly Individuals

The merits of actively assessing and treating depression in elderly individuals with cognitive…


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The Family's Role in Cognitive Care Planning

Understanding the benefits of the family's involvement in the cognitive care planning…


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How to: Provide a Cognitive Care Plan in 2019

The cognitive care plan as a mini-case conferenceWe’ve been outlining the rationale and…


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UPDATE: Tracking Medicare Adoption of New Testing Codes

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on February 20, 2019, and has been…


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How to Meet the Requirements to Bill for Cognitive Care Planning (CPT 99483)

Learn the 2 key components of billing for CPT code 99483Physicians routinely assess their…


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Cognitive Care Planning Now a Covered Service for Health Care Providers

If cognitive assessment identifies cognitive impairment, what's next? Cognitive care…


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Billing FAQ: What Happens When a Patient Comes in Complaining About Memory Problems?

Is that a neurobehavioral status exam or do you bill it as an E/M visit?With the 2019…