ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
This article will describe how physicians' dealings with Medicare will be affected by the Y2K computing bug.
Medicare now covers education for patients with diabetes, but be sure the right person is doing the educating.
Physicians and other providers will soon have a chance to bypass the middleman and compete in managed Medicare.
The author sheds light on widespread confusion related to the private contracting provision in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which affects physicians' ability to receive payment from Medicare patients for services excluded from Medicare coverage.