Sep 2000

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Implementing a New Plan to Compensate Physicians

Hiring the Right Physician for Your Practice

Same-Day Appointments: Exploding the Access Paradigm


Editor's Page

Doctor Tools
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

New Diagnosis Codes Take Effect Oct. 1
Kent J. Moore

Improving Patient Care

Making Diabetes Checkups More Fruitful
Brandi White


A Palm-Top Computer in Every Practice?
Kent E. Willyard

Balancing Act

The 80/20 Rule of Time Management
Pamela J. Vaccaro

Coding & Documentation

Defining "Self-Limited Problem"When 99211 Isn't AppropriateOffice Visit + Allergy Vaccine Injection?Office Visit + Treadmill Exam?Epoetin Alpha for AnemiaMedical Decision Making Score SheetsHCFA Releases New Medicare Documentation Guidelines, Plans Pilot Tests


Buying and Selling Patient ChartsAverage CompensationCompensation for Collecting Capitation PaymentsCesarean Section Privileges for FPs

Practice Diary

Auto MechanicsSigning OutRevisiting Julia Butterfly


PPO to Reimburse for E-mail consultationsGoodbye CapitationGoodbye California?Rx Costs for SeniorsPatient AppealsThe New Face of HCFAOn Second Thought ...30 Minutes GuaranteedFraud and Abuse Prevention 101When Antibiotics Aren't the AnswerSigns You're UnderstaffedHonesty Is the Best PolicyInsurer Promises Better Income for Better Outcomes


"Off the Charts" Is Off-Base

A Bygone Era


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