Feb 2000

Previous Issue | Next Issue

Features

Is Disintegration the Answer?

Choosing a Pay Structure That Works for Your Practice

Are the Edges of Family Practice Being Worn Away?

Departments

Editor's Page

Innovation and Organization
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

Encouraging Patients to Pay at the Time of Service
Jack Valancy

Improving Patient Care

The Family Physician's Role in Reducing Medical Errors
Joel E. Miller

Balancing Act

15 Tips for Managing Life at Work and Home
Jennifer S. Bush

Coding & Documentation

Preventive Medicine Services RevisitedBone Mass MeasurementsICD-9 Code for DyspneaA Discharge Code for a Deceased Nursing Facility Patient?Retirement Community Visits

Ask FPM

Collecting Late PaymentsIncreasing Productivity With Labor?Discounting Services for Staff

Practice Diary

Birthday CardsAnkle SprainsThe Letter Service

Monitor

NPs Rival MDs in Primary Care, Says StudyHealth Plans Need Consent to Access Patient RecordsPhysician Productivity: How FPs, IMs CompareStudy Shows Effects of Medicare HMO WithdrawalsAHCPR Becomes AHRQ, Refines MissionHMOs Don't Have to Disclose Physician Incentives, Says CourtY2K Update: $100 Billion and Barely a HiccupComputer-Based Courses Among HCFA's New Education Programs

Letters

On Insurance Companies

Seeking Mediocrity?

Too Many Managers

About The CME Quiz

AAFP members and FPM subscribers can take the CME quiz online at http://www.aafp.org/fpmquiz.

Classifieds


Information From Industry