Focus on Geriatric Medicine and Aging

House Calls, Medicare, and Patient Care

May 4, 200914 min
Host: Lee Freedman, MD

Guest: Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH

House calls have become a rarity in the US, but were the cornerstone of medical care for most of modern medical history. Dr. Wayne McCormick, professor of medicine at the University of Washington's division of gerontology and geriatric medicine, talks about how physicians are once again incorporating house calls into their practice. How do insurance companies and Medicare reimburse house call visits, and are house calls a viable option for your practice? Hosted by Dr. Lee Freedman.

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