2010 Family Practice Management

FPM Past Issues:

January/February 2010 - Physician Impairment
Reaching Out to an Impaired Physician • CPT Updates for 2010 • Tools and Strategies for Improving Asthma Management • PQRI: Secrets to Success • Coding & Documentation Q&A • Practice Pearls • The More Things Change • The Power of Apology

March/April 2010 - Reducing Practice Expenses
The 12-Step Way to Reduce Practice Expenses • Documenting History in Compliance With Medicare Guidelines • A New Meeting Approach • Medicare Enrollment: Staying in the Game Even When the Rules Change • Coding Q&A • Practice Pearls • The Government's EHR Incentives • An Open Letter to Health Plans

May/June 2010 - Exam Documentation
Exam Documentation: Charting Within the Guidelines • How Health Care Reform Will Affect Family Physicians • How to Be an Efficient and Effective Preceptor • The 12-Step Way to Reduce Practice Expenses • Coding Q&A • Practice Pearls • The Medical Fee Schedule, RVUs and Employed FPs • How to Clean Up in Family Medicine

July/August 2010 - Medicare Payer Rules
Is Your Medicare Payer Playing by the Rules? • Documenting Decision Making • Strategies for Reducing Costs in Your Medical Community • EHR Satisfaction • Coding Q&A • Practice Pearls • Ideas for Improving EHR Usability • Stay Out of the "Teachers' Lounge"

September/October 2010 - Medical Home Progress Report
The PCMH: Still a Work in Progress • ICD-9 Update for 2011 • A Physician's Guide to the EHR Incentive Programs • Health Coaching for Patients With Chronic Illness • Coding & Documentation Q&A • Practice Pearls • Five Ways to Improve Access to Care

November/December 2010 - Practice Efficiency
Common Inefficiencies in Office Practice • Successful EHR Implementation: Attitude Is Everything • Before You Sign That Office Lease • Controlled Substance Refills • Coding & Documentation Q&A • Practice Pearls • ACO and PCMH • What a Patient's Numbers Don't Tell