Managed Care


February 1996

Some opinion surveys seem to demonstrate wide public acceptance of managed care, while others find widespread complaints. A survey professional explains how results can depend on methods — and what we know for sure.
Is it worthwhile for even a computer-shy physician to spend a little time investigating the Internet and other online services? You bet it is. Here are some of the ways these resources can work for you.
Anne Bilodeau
Managed care contracts that pay you on a per-patient, per-month basis can be a good opportunity, but before signing you should evaluate the risk you'll be taking on. Consider these five areas.
Jeffrey J. Denning
A pair of new physician-owned HMOs in the Sunshine State represent a growing trend. Can these doctors meet the challenges of the market without becoming just like what they oppose?
David Volz