Fee for service

September/October 2014 Issue
Gambling on the Transition From Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care [Opinion]

Dedicating increasing amounts of income and personal time to lead and manage quality programs is not sustainable.

Sep-Oct 2009 Issue
Offering Financial Assistance to Newly Uninsured Patients [Feature]

The author describes strategies that office staff can use to help uninsured patients find affordable health care services, medications and even insurance policies.

Sep-Oct 2009 Issue
What You Can Do to Help Your Uninsured Patients [Feature]

The authors describe things practices can do to help uninsured patients, including those recently laid off, get essential health care services.

Jul-Aug 2004 Issue
Exploring the Limits of an Insane System [Editor's Page]

Argues that physicians profiled in cover story about charging patients for "free" services are inadvertently conducting experiments in the future of the health care system.

Jul-Aug 1999 Issue
Monitoring Your Practice's Financial Data: 10 Vital Signs [Feature]

The article explains what practice-management data physicians need to analyze the health of their practices.

Feb 1999 Issue
Implementing a Policy for Same-Day Payments [Getting Paid]

This article will describe why practices should establish a policy of expecting payment from patients on the day services are rendered, what that policy should include, how to implement it, and potential pitfalls.

Nov-Dec 1998 Issue
Find Out How Much Your Plans Are Really Paying You [Getting Paid]

This article will discuss how to compare your capitation payments with what you would have earned for your services on a fee-for-service basis, and how to factor in your costs of doing business with health plans, to determine whether your capitation payments are appropriate.

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