Sep 2005

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Features

Terminating a Patient: Is It Time to Part Ways?

Make Medical Notes Better and Faster With Macros

ICD-9 Changes: It's Time to Tend to Your Superbill

Coding "Routine" Office Visits: 99213 or 99214?

Departments

From The Editor

New and Improved for You
Leigh Ann Backer

Editorial

Ten Hard Questions About the Future of the Specialty
Douglas Iliff

Coding & Documentation

Hypertension ManagementCoding a B12 InjectionBiofeedback TrainingHouse Visits to Hospice PatientsBilling for Initial Hospital CareCoding a Newborn Office Visit

News & Trends

Bill Would Prevent Pay Cuts, Launch Pay for PerformanceNew Law Aims to Shift Culture From Blame to PreventionWho Are the Uninsured?Drug Companies Agree to New Guidelines on Consumer AdvertisingWeb Site Offers Facts About Medicare's New Drug BenefitConnecticut Docs Sue United and Oxford for CoercionWellpoint Settles With Physicians for $198 MillionFP IncomeFree EHR Offered to Physicians

Practice Pearls

Streamline Patient RegistrationEnsure Optimal Care for Obese PatientsCan Medicare be Charged More Than Other Payers?Enhance Team Performance

Letters

Taking Care of Children

Is Doing Good Good Enough?

Diary Missed Already

How to Change Behavior

Helping Patients Help Themselves

Clarification

The Last Word

Meet Dr. Wonderful
Scott E. Moser ; John Dorsch

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