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September/October 2020 Issue
Countdown to the E/M Coding Changes [Feature]

The biggest changes in coding since 1997 will take effect Jan. 1, 2021. It is time to prepare for them now.


January/February 2020 Issue
The 2020 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update [Feature]

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is trying to make Medicare documentation less burdensome and planning more changes that should result in a pay raise for family physicians in the future.


January/February 2019 Issue
The 2019 Medicare Documentation, Coding, and Payment Update [Feature]

This year’s changes include some welcome documentation relief, new codes for portal and telephone encounters, and much more.


November/December 2017 Issue
Opting Out of Medicare: How to Get Out and Stay Out [Feature]

Physicians can cut ties with Medicare and privately contract with Medicare beneficiaries, but doing it incorrectly can be costly.


September/October 2011 Issue
The RUC Under Fire [From the Editor]

Time may be running out for the group that helps divide the Medicare pie.


May/June 2010 Issue
Why the Medicare Fee Schedule and RVUs Matter to Employed Family Physicians [Opinion]

When Medicare payments are cut, everybody loses, not just self-employed physicians.


May/June 2010 Issue
Your Piece of the Deficit [From the Editor]

How does it feel to benefit from federal red ink?


May 2008 Issue
Preparing for a Medicare Fee Cut [Feature]

Doctors have several options to cope with the impending July 1 payment reduction.


Feb 2008 Issue
What Every Physician Should Know About the RUC [Feature]

A small group of physicians has a big say in what you get paid.


Jan 1999 Issue
Three New Year's Resolutions From Medicare [Getting Paid]

This article will describe changes in Medicare reimbursement for 1999, including the implementation of resource-based practice expense payments, changes in payments for drugs and biologicals, and payments for teleconsultations.



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