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Cost effectiveness

July/August 2021 Issue
Prioritizing Primary Care Can Save the U.S. Health Care System [Opinion]

Payers are being asked to commit to a change in primary care financing in the next two years.


May/June 2019 Issue
A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients' Prescription Costs [Feature]

A single screening question and an arsenal of cost-reducing strategies can help you help your patients afford their medications.


November/December 2018 Issue
Five Ways to Communicate Risks So That Patients Understand [Feature]

When discussing a patient’s risk of developing a disease or the risks associated with a screening test, these simple techniques can ensure clarity.


November/December 2018 Issue
Communicating Risks: Let's Talk Numeracy [From the Editor]

Understanding numeracy will make your risk conversations with patients more effective.


September/October 2018 Issue
How to Excel at Access -- and Why It Matters [Feature]

Patients do better and cost less when they have ready access to primary care, but could your practice be thinking about access all wrong?


November/December 2015 Issue
What You Need to Know About Medicare's New "Quality and Resource Use Report" [Feature]

The QRUR is essentially an annual report card, and its data can affect how you get paid in the future.


Nov-Dec 2009 Issue
Creating a High-Quality, Low-Cost Health Care System: Lessons From Grand Junction, Colorado [Opinion]

Physicians who have been instrumental in making Grand Junction, CO, one of the lowest cost health care marketplaces in the country offer the secrets of Grand Junction's success.


Sep-Oct 2009 Issue
Offering Financial Assistance to Newly Uninsured Patients [Feature]

With planning, you can be prepared to assess financial need, provide discounts and share helpful resources.


Sep-Oct 2009 Issue
What You Can Do to Help Your Uninsured Patients [Feature]

Here's how to patients who might otherwise miss getting the services they need.


Jun 2006 Issue
Precertification, Denials and Appeals: Reducing the Hassles [Feature]

These tips can save you time and frustration when dealing with health plans.


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