House calls

July/August 2016 Issue
Home Care Gets a New Place in the Medical Neighborhood [Feature]

Collaboration with home care providers allows family physicians to extend their influence over patient outcomes and health care costs.

May-Jun 2009 Issue
The Reality of Being a "Quaint" Country Doctor [The Last Word]

There's so much more to rural medicine than making house calls across the picturesque countryside.

Feb 2006 Issue
Cashing in on House Calls [Feature]

The author describes her innovative model of practice. She contracts directly with patients rather than with health plans or Medicare, has no office and sees patients in their homes.

Sep 2004 Issue
Group Visits Hit the Road [Feature]

The article describes one physician's experience planning and conducting his first group visit.

Jul-Aug 2003 Issue
I Do House Calls! [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains the pitfalls and advantages of home visits and how physicians can successfully incorporate them into their current practice.

May 2001 Issue
An Update on Certifying Home Health Care [Getting Paid]

The author explains a clarification of Medicare's definition of "homebound" and introduces readers to new HCPCS codes that must be used when certifying home health care.

Jun 2000 Issue
House Calls: Taking the Practice to the Patient [Feature]

The article will show how physicians can afford (in terms of time and money) to retain three rewarding aspects of family practice: housecalls, hospice and nursing home care.

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