May 2005

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Features

The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice

Improving Telephone Management in Your Practice

The New Model of Care in Family Medicine: What's In It For You?

Is the New Model of Family Medicine Financially Viable?

Departments

Editor's Page

Working in a Toxic Environment
Robert L. Edsall

Editorial

A New Identity for Family Physicians
Hans Elzinga

Getting Paid

How to Document and Bill Care Plan Oversight
Betsy Nicoletti

Improving Patient Care

A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses
Mark H. Ebell

Computers

Beyond Charting: Using Your EHR's Data to Improve Quality
Robin Helm ; James Slawson ; Beth Damitz ; Sandra Olsen

Balancing Act

Managing Stress From the Inside Out
Frances Spickerman

Coding & Documentation

Diagnosis Code for PrescriptionsV Code for Well-Child VisitColonoscopy ConsultLatent TuberculosisFace-to-Face Requirements for E/M VisitsExam for a Prospective Adoptive ParentAllergen Immunotherapy UnitsFecal-occult Blood Tests

Ask FPM

Can No-Pays Get the Heave-Ho?Releasing Deceased Patients' RecordsOpen Access in an Academic Setting

Practice Diary

Horses vs. Zebras VIIRemind Me

Monitor

Doctors Protest Insurer's Rating ProgramHow to Report Complaints Against InsurersStudy Shows How Simple Interventions Can Increase Colorectal ScreeningPatients Could Pay More for Unhealthy LifestylesConsumers Willing to Trade More Options for Lower CostsJob Satisfaction Falls for U.S. WorkersPhysicians Offer Pay-for-Performance Guidelines

Letters

High Praise for Maintenance of Certification

Human Touch Trumps Technology

Coding ECG and IPPE

Chaperoning Becomes Catch-22

The "Aurora Rule"

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