Mar 2007

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EHRs Fix Everything - and Nine Other Myths

Helping Your Patients Avoid Counterfeit Medications

Is Moonlighting Right For You?

A Refresher on Coding Consultations

Vaccine Administration: Making the Process More Efficient in Your Practice


From the Editor

FPM Peer Reviewers Can Now Earn CME Credit
Robert L. Edsall


You, Your Public Health Department and the Next Flu Pandemic
Doug Campos-Outcalt

Patient Education

Avoiding Counterfeit Drugs
Peter G. Teichman


No Time for Practice Management Resolutions

Starting the Year Off Right

No More Coding!

Radiating Courtesy and Professionalism

Family Medicine and Innovation

Practice Pearls

Document a SOAMP NoteCross Train Your StaffObserve Patients Before Their ExamsRole-Play With ChildrenUse Online Resources to Address Patient ConcernsManage Patient Encounters Away From the Office

Coding & Documentation

Billing for Welcome to Medicare ExamsDocumenting the ROS and HPICritical Care CodesDiagnosis Coding for VaccinesEmergent and Time-Based CodingScreening for ImmunityProper Units99204 at an Urgent Care ClinicInfusion Time + Hydration TimeModifier -32 for Immunizations

News & Trends

Doctors' Attire Doesn't Matter, Study SaysIncome Gap Between Primary Care, Specialists Must Be AddressedHealth Plan Contract Bill Gets a Second ChanceJudge Allows Antitrust Suit Against United to ProceedAre You Ready for the Revised CMS-1500 Form?Consumer Reports Asks Patients About Docs - and Vice VersaSurvey Offers Snapshot of Office-Based Physicians

The Last Word

Dealing With Medical Junk Mail
Bobby J. Newbell

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