Nov-Dec 2003

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Features

The Stark Truth About the Stark Law: Part 1

How to Boost Your Bottom Line With an Office Procedure

Family Medicine Takes Center Stage

Departments

Editor's Page

The First Step Toward the Future of Family Medicine
Robert L. Edsall

Getting Paid

How to Opt Out of Medicare
Kent J. Moore

Improving Patient Care

When Your Patients Are in Mourning
Jennifer Kreger

Patient Education

Mourners' Rights
Jennifer Kreger

Balancing Act

The Chivalrous Physician
Michael Hall

Coding & Documentation

Modifiers -51 & -59Hospital Consultation CodesAnaphylactic ShockClarification

Ask FPM

Hiring an Office AssistantDictation IslandsDelegating to MAsRe-signing Bonuses

Practice Diary

An Asymmetric, Oligoarticular, Seronegative, Inflammatory Arthritis

Monitor

HIPAA: Time Is on Your SideDelegates Vote for a Name Change

Letters

Evaluating Online EBM

Clarifying EBM Resources

The Root of the Problem

Correction

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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