ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Fee schedules

Apr 2007 Issue
Are Your Payers' Fee Schedules Fair? [Opinion]

If they use multiple conversion factors when determining what they'll pay, you may be at an even greater disadvantage than you realized.


Nov-Dec 2006 Issue
Negotiating a Contract With a Health Plan [Feature]

You'll manage the process confidently if you ask these questions before it starts.


Oct 2004 Issue
Can You Negotiate Better Reimbursement? [Feature]

With the right data and a reasonable approach, you can overcome some inequities in payers’ fee schedules.


Sep 2004 Issue
"Insuring" the Uninsured [Feature]

By offering uninsured patients a set of services in exchange for an affordable monthly fee, this practice has reduced no-shows and improved its patients’ health.


Apr 2004 Issue
Calculating Your Costs per Visit [Feature]

Do you know what it costs your practice to provide an adult physical, a well-child exam or an office procedure? A “unit cost analysis” will tell you that and more.


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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