Your job is difficult enough without the barriers of managed care. Are you doing what you can to reduce the hassles?
Here’s how to make sure you get paid for this common and valuable service.
Mitchell L. Cohen
Take control of your samples before they take control of you.
Barbara Mitchell, Cheryl Murray
You’ll make better medical decisions if you make sure you’re getting reliable results from your in-office lab.
More and more health plans are grading physicians on their performance. Now, it’s time for physicians to grade their health plans.
Now is the time to get your National Provider Identifier number and update your billing system.
Here’s your chance to say what you think about your payers – and make your words count.
G. Dan Mingea
Janet Beck Jakupcak
Robert B. Morgan
Wm. Jackson Epperson
Christian T.K.-H. Stadtländer
Physicians brace for Medicare pay cut in 2007 | Docs get raises while groups fight losses
Calculating face-to-face time | Billing for medication refills | Preventive and E/M services at the same visit | Discontinued procedures | Neonatal initial critical care | Defining emergency office services | Billing for nutritionist services | Vaccine administration |...
Beth G. Hodges, Nate Hitzeman
Offer evening hours | Take your staff to lunch | Seek performance feedback | Conduct fire drills | Encourage staff to identify problems
William E. Cayley, Jr.
Our most important role as a physician is being a comforter to the sick.
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