February 1996

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.
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.
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

Departments

COMPENSATION MONITOR

Income expectations are rising for primary care physicians

MANAGING EDITOR’S MEMO

Nine of 10 Doctors Agree: Surveys Are Everywhere

EMPLOYER UPDATE

Chicago Employers’ Study Reveals Wide Variation in Health Costs

WASHINGTON INITIATIVES

Political Delays Plague Proposals For Medicare and Medicaid Reform

PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Making Guidelines Effective Takes More Than a Memo

LEGAL FORUM

The Dangers — and Opportunities — of a Maturing Health Care Market

ETHICS

Ethics Catches Up to Law: What Is Most Fair for All?

MANAGED CARE OUTLOOK

‘Managed care has become the norm’

News & Commentary

Wellpoint Health Networks Turns East for an Acquisition

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