House calls

May/June 2021 Issue
Innovative Care Delivery: Behavioral Health Integration and Home-based Primary Care [Supplement]

Identify opportunities to integrate behavioral health into clinical practice to improve quality and reduce cost for patients with mental and behavioral health needs. Explore how providing home-based primary care can improve outcomes and reduce utilization.

May/June 2021 Issue
House Calls: Providing Care Beyond the Office Walls [Feature]

Interest in home-based primary care is growing as payments increase, technology improves, and the population ages.

July/August 2016 Issue
Home Care Gets a New Place in the Medical Neighborhood [Feature]

Collaboration with home care providers allows family physicians to extend their influence over patient outcomes and health care costs.

May-Jun 2009 Issue
The Reality of Being a "Quaint" Country Doctor [The Last Word]

There's so much more to rural medicine than making house calls across the picturesque countryside.

Feb 2006 Issue
Cashing in on House Calls [Feature]

A cash-only, house call practice enabled this physician to earn more while spending less.

Sep 2004 Issue
Group Visits Hit the Road [Feature]

By taking group visits to his elderly patients, this physician found a way to meet their needs and those of his practice – and have fun at the same time.

Jul-Aug 2003 Issue
I Do House Calls! [Improving Patient Care]

The article explains the pitfalls and advantages of home visits and how physicians can successfully incorporate them into their current practice.

May 2001 Issue
An Update on Certifying Home Health Care [Getting Paid]

The author explains a clarification of Medicare's definition of "homebound" and introduces readers to new HCPCS codes that must be used when certifying home health care.

Jun 2000 Issue
House Calls: Taking the Practice to the Patient [Feature]

Visiting patients where they live is not only good medicine and good marketing. It's also good for the soul.

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