Mar 2008

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Discussing End-of-Life Care With Your Patients

Stark III: Refinement Not Revolution (Part 1)

Beyond EHRs: How Technology Can Help You Treat Chronic Illness

Have You Really Addressed Your Patient's Concerns?


From the Editor

Changes Coming to FPM Online
Robert L. Edsall


e-Nirvana: Are We There Yet?
Christine A. Sinsky


Do We Need Medicare?

Baumol's Disease

Practice Pearls

Encourage Patient Payments at Time of VisitUse Online Tools to Identify Drug SeekersSimplify Refill RequestsCharging Medicare for a Missed Appointment

Coding & Documentation

Coding a Brief Service for UrinalysisPreoperative TestingTeaching Patients to Administer InjectionsChronic Venous Stasis Ulcers

News & Trends

United Healthcare to Pay Same-Day E/M Claims Retroactive to Aug. 27Californians Can Complain Online About InsurersOne Key NPI Deadline Passes, Another Approaches

The Last Word

Looking Out for Others
William E. Cayley, Jr.

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