Faculty Group Practice Newsletter

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Meeting Patient Needs Close to Home

As UTMB grows its services across multiple service lines and locations, patients in southern Brazoria County are among the latest to benefit from this growth – with the addition of a new general surgeon serving the Angleton-Lake Jackson area.

Insights on Bladder Cancer Detection

Chelsie Chonoski, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, nurse practitioner in the Division of Urology, shares her knowledge of bladder cancer detection.

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NEW! Medicare Advanced Beneficiary Notice

An advanced beneficiary notice (ABN) is a written notice which a provider gives to a Medicare beneficiary before services are furnished when the provider believes that Medicare probably or certainly will not pay for some or all of the services.

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A Look at UTMB's Polar Medical Operations

Delivering world-class clinical care, education, and research, UTMB is known for its global impact – with one particular entity extending that reach to the most remote places on earth.

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New Federal Law: Eight-Hour Prescriber Education

On December 29, 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 enacted a new one-time, eight-hour training requirement for all Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-registered practitioners on the treatment and management of patients with opioid or other substance use disorders.


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