University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Editorial Archives
May/June 2006  •  Volume 1, Number 3
From the Editor
Medicare’s Cliff (PDF, 211 KB)
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 6
Feature Articles
Oh the Places You’ll Go… (PDF, 135 KB)
Dr. Seuss’ “Oh the Places You’ll Go” was not written about Medicare... or
was it?
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 8
From Profession to Business: The Corporatizing of American Medicine
(PDF, 190 KB)
America’s health care system—how far have we really come?
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 10
Medicare Finances 101 (PDF, 172 KB)
Demystifying the basics of Medicare finances
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 15
Report to Congress: Medicare Payment Policy Executive Summary
(PDF, 240 KB)
MedPAC’s Executive Summary, with items of special significance highlighted
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission  •  p. 25
Opting Out of Medicare (PDF, 202 KB)
Participation and payment options available to Medicare providers
Richard G. Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD  •  p. 32
Quality Prescribing for the Elderly (PDF, 240K)
Strategies for reducing adverse drug events in the elderly
Amy R. Talati, PharmD, Vittorio Maio, PharmD, MS, MSPH, and Christine W. Hartmann, MSS, PhD  •  p. 35
Departments
Case Study: My Medicare Matters™: A Unique Campaign Educates People,
Simplifies Enrollment
  •  p. 38
Legal Corner: New Medicare Rules For Consultant Services: “My Brother’s
Keeper”
  •  p. 41
Resources: Web Sites of Worth  •  p. 44
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