Charles S. Colodny
This small family practice learned that it's a big jump from theory to reality when they made the transition to a new compensation plan.
Choosing a new physician involves more than just looking at a resume. Make sure the person and the practice can work together.
Mark Murray, Catherine Tantau
To gain control over your schedule, you must do the unthinkable: Offer every patient an appointment for today.
Robert L. Edsall
You may have noticed the phrase, “tools for today's family physician,” near the top of the FPM cover. We put it there in part because we believe that everything published in Family Practice Management should be useful to family physicians, not just interesting. The purpose of...
Thomas S. Lynch
Kent J. Moore
Our summary of the changes and two ICD-9 coding tools will help you avoid claim denials.
Kent J. Moore
Defining “self-limited problem” | When 99211 isn't appropriate | Office visit + allergy vaccine injection? | Office visit + treadmill exam? | Epoetin alpha for anemia | Medical decision making score sheets | HCFA releases new Medicare documentation guidelines, plans pilot tests
PPO to reimburse for e-mail consultations | Goodbye capitation | Goodbye California? | Rx costs for seniors | Patient appeals | The new face of HCFA | On second thought… | 30 minutes guaranteed | Practice Management Tips | Insurer promises better income for better outcomes
“Pre-planning” can turn scattered encounters into efficient, productive visits.
Sanford J. Brown
Auto mechanics | Signing out | Revisiting Julia Butterfly
Kent E. Willyard
Keep your eye on PDAs. They may be the next step in health care information technology.
Debra Phairas, Joseph Hawkins, Kenneth Bowden, Joseph Hawkins
Buying and selling patient charts | Average compensation | Compensation for collecting capitation payments | Cesarean section privileges for FPs
Pamela J. Vaccaro
This technique teaches you to focus on what's really important in your life and your life's work.
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