Articles should focus on practical approaches to enhancing care for seniors with Medicare coverage. Although Medicare Patient Management is peer reviewed, its articles should be written in a style that is somewhat informal and easy for busy clinicians to read. When appropriate, articles should include figures and/or tables.
Articles should be lightly, but sufficiently, referenced and authors’ opinion should be stated as such. Authors are responsible for accuracy of references. Include all authors’ names/initials for works with up to four authors. For works with 5 or more authors, include the first three names/initials and “et al”. References should be numbered according to order in which they appear in the text.
The use of figures, tables and photos/artwork is encouraged. Data in tables/figures should not merely duplicate data in article text; instead they should enhance/supplement the text. Authors are responsible for securing permission to use previously published figures, tables and photos/artwork and send a copy of all applicable permissions with the manuscript.
Guidelines for Submission
Electronic submission is preferred. Files may be e-mailed (as attachments) to: JHorvath@HealthComMedia.com CD or DVD files (labeled with article name and first author’s name) or hard copy manuscripts may be mailed to: Joan Horvath, Medicare Patient Management, 259 Veterans lane, 3rd floor, Doylestown, PA 18901.
All accepted articles will be edited and then sent to the author(s) for final approval before being reviewed by two Editorial Board members. Copy Editor will serve as liaison between authors and reviewers until reviewers’ questions and concerns have been addressed. Publication is subject to approval by Editor-in-Chief Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD. Authors will receive five copies of the issue in which their article appears.
Direct all inquiries regarding submission to:
Authors who would like to receive a copy of Medicare Patient Management before writing an article should fax a request for a sample copy to Jennifer Kenny at 215-489-7007.
A PDF version of these instructions is also available (55 KB, 1 page).
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