Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, FAAHPM

Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, FAAHPM is an Associate Professor and the Director of Outpatient Palliative Care for Duke University Health System in Durham, North Carolina. After several years at the helm of the journal Palliative Medicine Reports, Dr. Jones was named Editor in Chief of the Journal of Palliative Medicine in August 2023. An expert in billing and coding in HPM, Dr. Jones serves as the Alternate Subspecialty Advisor from AAHPM to the AMA's RUC and co-leads the virtual Palliative Care Immersion Course through Four Seasons in NC, where he also acts as a consultant around billing, coding, and legal medicine. Chris partners with leaders at health systems and hospices around the country to make billing and coding approachable to clinicians from all specialties, transforming dry often painful content into a fun, engaging discussion of lightning bolts, toilet paper, and banana peels. Whether because of or in spite of his unique teaching style, Dr. Jones has won clinical teaching awards from internal medicine residents and palliative medicine fellows at Brown, Duke, and Penn.

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Leveraging the Medicare Hospice Benefit for Patients with Advanced Lung Disease

This episode offers a CRUCIAL overview of the Medicare hospice benefit, utilization logistics for advanced lung disease patients, communication strategies, patient-foc...

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