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Measles: Moving toward eradication

Measles is a vaccine-preventable, highly contagious virus once considered eradicated in the US. It is still a significant source of morbidity and mortality for children under 5 years of age worldwide. Advanced practice registered nurses are on the frontlines of reducing the spread of disease and educating the community on measles prevention.

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Tetralogy of Fallot: A case study and billing and coding perspective using the 2021 updated fee schedule

The Physician Fee Schedule was updated in 2021 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A case study on Tetralogy of Fallot, the most common cyanotic congenital heart defect, is presented with guidance in billing the office visit to reflect the current guidelines.

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Impact of NP follow-up calls on reducing 30-day readmissions in patients with stroke

Hospital readmissions are major contributors to increased healthcare costs and lower quality of life. Despite advanced stroke care, patients who have experienced a stroke require ongoing follow-up care to prevent complications and hospital readmissions. We evaluated the impact of NP follow-up calls, providing another level of expertise to promptly identify new symptoms and complications, on readmission rates in patients who have experienced stroke.

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