ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
The difference between one level and the next may be no more than a word or two.
It's a big hill to climb for a carrot that may not be there when you reach the top.
Successful reporting begins with preparation.
Your practice and your patients will happily ring in these three changes.
With another payment cut looming, opting out of Medicare may be worth considering.
Even paying physicians too little may be too much for Medicare.
Its payment system undervalues primary care, and its regulations include jail time for physicians' mistakes. What's not to love?
The list of covered services has grown significantly in the last 10 years and includes some additions for 2007.
Slowly but surely, it's getting easier to help your patients kick the habit.
Turning away third-party payers and requiring payment at the time of service restored this family physician's practice.