October 14, 2019
Spirometry COPD Risk

FEV1/FVC Still Best for Confirming COPD Dx

While the FEV1/FVC ratio of < .70 in the current GOLD guidelines has long been the standard for confirming a COPD diagnosis, some have suggested other […]
July 14, 2019

Spirometry: ranked second most popular ancillary service.

Ancillary services are an important way for physicians to drive revenue while improving care. The new Medical Economics 2019 Annual Physicians Report asked physicians which ancillary […]
April 16, 2019

Spring is Asthma, Allergy & Spirometry Season. Here’s what to expect

With spring in the air, health care providers can expect to see significant increase in visits from allergy and asthma patients. People who have spring allergies […]
January 1, 2018
Spirometry Reimbursement

Spirometry Reimbursement Amounts Remain High for 2019!

Based on the Medicare Fee Schedule for 2019, the national average spirometry reimbursement amounts remain at historically high levels. The location with the highest Medicare spirometry […]
June 15, 2016
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Asthma is over-diagnosed in 30% of American adults

Asthma is over-diagnosed in approximately 30% of adult North Americans; that is the abbreviated conclusion of a new Canadian study presented at the recent ATS 2016 […]
November 20, 2015

Death from COPD doubles according to new ACS study

A new American Cancer Society study published in JAMA determined that although death rates for the majority of common diseases have declined, death rates from COPD […]
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