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Health plan contracts
Dropping certain health plan contracts can boost your bottom line and reduce hassles. The author’s spreadsheet will enable you to choose carefully.
The author, a practice administrator, offers 10 tips for improving the efficiency of billing and collection processes.
The first step to understanding and responding to denials is recognizing the difference between medical necessity and medical benefits.
Many patients will be losing their Medicare Plus Choice Coverage, and this article will help physicians guide those patients who have lost such coverage.
Aruges that the mud slung at the managed care industry recently has sullied the perfectly good, and necessary, term "managed care." Promises a number of articles on quality improvement and evidence-based medicine in FPM.
A new AAFP document maps out the high ground for family physicians' relationships with managed care organizations.
There's no such thing as a free dinner when you're dealing with “wanna-be medical entrepreneurs.”
From coding to capitation to computerized records, the Managed Care and Practice Enhancement Forum had a lot to teach.
These family physicians have found a way to gain the leverage needed to manage managed care.