Alice G. Gosfield
The law addresses a wide range of services and financial relationships. Find out whether it affects you.
William D. Martz
Adding joint and soft-tissue injection to your practice can pay off in more ways than one.
As part of the Future of Family Medicine project, the specialty put itself under a glaring spotlight to see where it currently stands.
Robert L. Edsall
Too much bad stuff is happening in health care and to the health care system today to give optimists an easy time. The skyrocketing cost of care is bad enough, but it’s a minor, secondary problem compared with our society’s endless, rapacious appetite for more and fancier...
The sample performance record in “Tracking Performance” [Ask FPM, September 2003, page 73] should have included a space for the employee’s initials rather than the employer’s. When employees initial the record, they acknowledge they have seen and understood their employers’...
Kent J. Moore
Leaving Medicare behind may be tempting, but make sure to look before you leap.
Kent J. Moore
Modifiers -51 & -59 | Hospital consultation codes | Anaphylactic shock | Clarification
HIPAA: Time is on your side | Delegates vote for a name change | How many colonoscopies does it take to get privileges? | Waiving the right to sue | Unsatisfactory report card | Physician recruitment
This patient handout will help prevent health crises in mourning patients and demonstrate that you care.
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Sanford J. Brown
It’s said that doctors’ children never have easy-to-diagnose diseases, and now I know why. Over a year ago, my teenage daughter, Margot, first complained of mild discomfort in her right ankle. She had had assorted sports injuries throughout middle school and high school, but...
Roger Shenkel, Alice G. Gosfield, Todd A. Rodriguez, Alice G. Gosfield, Donald A. Balasa, Jeffrey B. Sansweet
Hiring an office assistant | Dictation islands | Delegating to MAs | Re-signing bonuses
Michael James Hall
Kindness can be the key to delivering better care.
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