Sep 2001

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Features

Supercharging Your Web Experience

Seven Reasons to Dictate in the Presence of Your Patients

Is It Time to Re-examine Family Practice?

Departments

Editor's Page

Family Practice Between the Waves
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

Medicare Clarifies Preoperative Services Reimbursement Policy
Kent J. Moore

Patient Education

Understanding Your Health Plan's Rules
James Bare

Improving Patient Care

Involving Patients in Medical Decisions: What Happens in Real-World Practice?
Robin Gotler ; George E. Kikano ; Kurt C. Stange

Computers

A Primer on E-mail Discussion Lists
Matt Lewis

Balancing Act

Sharing Lives and Life's Work
Elaine Brautigam

Coding & Documentation

Coding Pap Smears99211 for Strep ScreensLaser SetupWhen a Hospitalized Patient DiesMedical Nutrition Therapy

Ask FPM

Translator RequirementsUsing Electronic SignaturesNotice of Fees for Delinquent Accounts

Practice Diary

The Clavicle: Part IIIHerbal Medicine

Monitor

Final Patients' Rights Bill Depends on House-Senate CompromiseCoding Errors Common, Due to Complex Guidelines, Says StudyHealth Care Utilization Constant Over 40 Years, Still Concentrated in Primary CareE/M Guidelines on Hold00:00:12No Free LunchBreaking Up Isn't Hard to DoError in the IOM Errors Report?Fight or Flight

Letters

Defining Medical Necessity

A Malpractice Suit "Winner"

Lists Welcome Here

About The CME Quiz

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

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