Christopher A. Jones, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
White Building 2nd Floor
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS
University of Scranton , 2002.
MD
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Inpatient palliative medicine consultation; Inpatient and home hospice

Description of Other Expertise

Business of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Legal Medicine case reviewer for Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Provider Billing and Coding in Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Creation of note/visit/billing templates for Hospice and Palliative Medicine programs transitioning to the EPIC platform

Selected Publications

White P, Young H, Jacobs A, Jones CA: Should I Unplug the Phones Again: Understanding the Government Hospice Audits and "Pre-tecting" Your Organization Through Robust Provider Documentation. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly March 2018.

Rodgers P, Jones CA, Von Gunten C, Acevedo J: Overcoming Barriers to Better Billing: Maximizing Revenue to Sustain and Grow Your Palliative Care Program American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly March 2018.

Finlay E, Buss K, Newport K, Gurfolino B, Owens J, Newhouse T, Jones CA, Kilpatrick L: Building a Palliative Care Clinic: Lessons from Real Life. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly March 2018.

Jones CA, Weinstein JL: Opening the Black Box: How Interventional Radiology Can Help Our Patients in Hospice and Palliative Care. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly March 2018.

Jones CA, Acevedo J, Kamal AH: Up-to-the-Minute Billing, Coding, and Compliance Updates for 2018 and Beyond. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly March 2018.

Riedel RF, Slusser K, Power S, Jones CA, LeBlanc TW, Kamal AH, Desai D, Allen D, Yu Y, Wolf S, and Galanos AG: Improvements in Patient and Health System Outcomes Using an Integrated Oncology and Palliative Medicine Approach on a Solid Tumor Inpatient Service Journal of Oncology Practice August 2017.

Jones CA, Acevedo J, Bull J, Kamal AH.: Top 10 Tips for Using Advance Care Planning Codes in Palliative Medicine and Beyond. Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(12): 1249-1253, December 2016.

Bull J, Kamal AH, Jones CA, Bonsignore L, Acevedo J. : Top 10 tips about the physician quality reporting system for palliative care professionals Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(8): 806-13, Aug 2016.

Pinderhughes ST, Lehn J, Kamal AH, Jones CA: How the west was won: palliative care at population health’s leading edge. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly February 2016.

Jones CA, Bull JA, Acevedo J, Kamal AH : The future is now: overcoming billing and other financial challenges in inpatient and outpatient palliative care. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly February 2016.

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