Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tuberculin Skin Tests

I am receiving an increasing number of questions about medical assistants reading tuberculin skin tests.  My opinion is that medical assistants are permitted to report their observations of the results of the test to the overseeing/delegating physician.  However, the physician … Continue reading

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Video: “How Medical Assistants Can Meet the CMS Meaningful Use Requirement”

Below is a video of my presentation at the AAMA 58th Annual Conference in St. Louis, in which I discussed order entry into the computerized provider order entry (CPOE) system and answered questions about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid … Continue reading

Posted in Certification and the CMA (AAMA) Credential, CMS Stage 2 Rule, Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE), EHR Incentive Programs, Meaningful Use | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments