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Indigent care

May-Jun 2009 Issue
FP Snapshot [Snapshot]


Nov-Dec 2008 Issue
Learning From Troubled Patients [The Last Word]

Though we may sometimes be tempted to look down on troubled patients, they have much to teach us.


Mar 2008 Issue
Looking Out for Others [The Last Word]

What do you do when serving others becomes drudgery?


Feb 2008 Issue
A New Model of Charitable Care: The Robin Hood Practice [Feature]

This self-sustaining practice provides concierge care and indigent care in equal amounts. Here's how it works.


Jun 2007 Issue
Breaking Even on Four Visits Per Day [Feature]

Spurning health plan contracts enabled this practice to dramatically reduce overhead and fees while improving access for the uninsured.


Jun 2005 Issue
Helping Needy Patients Get Needed Medications [Improving Patient Care]

The article describes how one practice uses volunteers to implement its patient-assistance program, which helps needy patients receive free or discounted medicines from pharmaceutical companies.


May 2005 Issue
A New Identity for Family Physicians [Editorial]

By emphasizing the family physician's role as a caregiver for patients in underserved areas, we can strengthen our specialty.


Nov-Dec 2002 Issue
How to Help Your Low-Income Patients Get Prescription Drugs [Feature]

Accessing affordable medications can be a hassle. Here's how you and your patients can make the most of the available resources.


Feb 2001 Issue
Waiving Co-payments and Deductibles for Indigent Patients [Getting Paid]

The article explains clarifications to the anti-kickback statute that were recently issued by the Office of Inspector General. The focus is on waiver of copayments for indigent patients.



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