Jan 2001

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Features

The Future of Health Care Financing

Interviewing 101

Seven Steps to Medicare Compliance

Electronic Medical Records: The FPM Vendor Survey

Departments

Editor's Page

The EMR: Not Just a Computerized Chart
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

New Year, New Codes: Highlights From CPT and HCPCS 2001
Kent J. Moore

Improving Patient Care

13 Months of Quality Improvement: Did It Work?
Brandi White

Balancing Act

Why Working Smarter Isn't Working Anymore
Pamela J. Vaccaro

Coding & Documentation

Well-Child VisitsTeaching-Physician ServicesAntepartum Care OnlyE/M or Consult?Nursing Facility ConsultTyphoid VaccineED ConsultInterpreting Outside Lab Work

Ask FPM

Accounting for Capitation PaymentsEmployment ContractsPayment for Hospital Committee WorkStarting a Practice

Practice Diary

PaperworkProfessional CourtesyUrgent Care Without Walls

Monitor

Is Quality of Care Getting More Difficult to Provide?Inflation Returns to Health Care; Workers Less ConcernedRetained EarningsOverwhelmed by Medical Literature?The Job-Shopping EmployeeManaging Your StressMore Work, Not Much More PayNational Database FlawedCan Insurers Sue Patients?Healing the HealerSurfing for HealthThe Cost of Unhealthy HabitsPrivacy, PleasePhysician Assistant CensusFitness Pays ...

Letters

Group Inefficiency

Are Same-Day Visits the Answer?

Questionable Terminology

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