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News in Brief: Week of April 1-5

Apr 3, 2013 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: New Online Tool Supports Chronic Disease Management; Free Webinars Help Physicians Earn Incentives, Avoid Penalties; NSF Offers Online Sleep Disorders Primer for Primary Care Physicians; Fee-For-Service Payment Continues to Dominate in ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20130403wklynewsbrfs.html

Meaningful Use Audits Delay Payment of Some EHR Bonuses

Mar 19, 2013 - Some family physicians who have purchased and implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system and attested to meaningful use of that EHR may be subjected to an audit before they see a bonus check. That's the word from CMS' Office of E-Health Standards and Services. This most recent...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130319bonusaudits.html

HHS Takes 'Time Out' on Meaningful Use Stage Three Rule-making

Mar 11, 2013 - HHS is effectively taking a time out in its rule-making process to ponder the best way to move forward with stage three of electronic health record (EHR) meaningful use objectives intended to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care. According to a notice in the March 7...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130311mustage3delay.html

EHR Adoption Rate Among Family Physicians Continues to Climb

Feb 1, 2013 - Family physicians continue to outpace other office-based physicians when it comes to adopting electronic health records (EHRs), according to new research published in the January/February issue of Annals of Family Medicine. Authors of the study, titled The Rise of Electronic Health ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130201ehradoptrates.html

EHR Adoption Pitfalls, Strategies to Overcome Problems Are Focus of White Paper

Jan 23, 2013 - The ability of primary care practices to successfully adopt and use electronic health records (EHRs) is driven, in large part, by how well they integrate EHRs into six major practice areas. That's according to a white paper recently issued by Qualis Health, a nonprofit health care ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130123wirecpaper.html

AAFP Suggests Delaying, Reining in Meaningful Use Stage Three Requirements

Jan 15, 2013 - The AAFP recently called on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to delay implementation of meaningful use stage three requirements until at least 2017 and to delay or eliminate all penalty provisions. In a frank comment letter dated Jan. 10 and...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130115mustage3ltr.html

AAFP Joins Dozens of Physician Groups Urging CMS to Halt ICD-10 Implementation

Jan 4, 2013 - On Dec. 20, an AMA-inspired letter signed by the AAFP and nearly 40 other national physician organizations was sent to CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, M.A., with a simple but firm request: Stop implementation of the ICD-10-CM code sets for outpatient diagnosis coding. The ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20130104stopicd10.html

Family Physicians Raced to Keep Pace With Practice Changes, Regulations

Jan 2, 2013 - Family physicians saw some doors swing open in 2012 as major players in America's health care system set to work planning for implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. A variety of new payment models -- primarily designed to benefit primary care physicians ...

AAFP News : 2012: Year in Review

https://www.aafp.org/news/2012-year-in-review/20130102yirpracmgt.html

News in Brief: Week of Dec. 10-14

Dec 12, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: ONC Creates Meaningful Use Dashboard to Keep Physicians Updated, FDA Issues Updated Safety Review on Chantix, Updated Disaster Preparedness Manual Available, CDC Documents Increases in EMR/EHR Use in Office-based Settings, Cost of ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20121212wklynewsbrfs.html

News in Brief: Week of Dec. 3-7

Dec 5, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Organizations Partner to Help Physicians Purchase EHRs; CMS Updates Stats on EHR Incentive Programs; Flu Season Started Early, CDC Says 'Get Vaccinated'; Take the AAFP Member Census; HHS Credits Health Care Law With Billions in Savings ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20121205wklynewsbrfs.html

Framework Can Help Get Patients Engaged in Their Own Health Care

Dec 3, 2012 - Many family physicians dream of having a practice filled with patients who are willing and eager to participate in decision making about their health and wellbeing. Help in reaching that point has arrived with the National eHealth Collaborative's recently released Patient Engagement ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121203ptengageframe.html

News in Brief: Week of Nov. 26-30

Nov 28, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CDC's Updated Vaccine Storage Toolkit Now Available; e-Health Initiative Releases Survey on Health Information Exchanges; HHS Extends Deadline For State-Based Insurance Exchanges; Lights, Camera, Action, Says ONC; Consultant's Report ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20121128wklynewsbrfs.html

News in Brief: Week of Nov. 12-16

Nov 14, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: HHS Extends Deadline For State Insurance Exchanges; New Resources Available to Help Physicians Attain EHR Meaningful Use; Physician Recruitment Report Shows Family Physicians in High Demand; Employees Carry Larger Health Care Costs As a ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20121114wklynewsbrfs.html

Key Components of 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Highlighted in AAFP Summary

Nov 14, 2012 - The final 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule rule has more than 1,300 pages, and some of the information contained in the rule is vital for AAFP members. To help busy family physicians, the AAFP has put together a summary that explains how various components of the 2013 fee schedule ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20121114feeschedulesummary.html

AAFP Provides New, Updated Resources to Help Members Navigate Payment Programs, ...

Nov 6, 2012 - The past year saw a multitude of practice and payment initiatives released across the United States. Many of these initiatives directly affect family physicians' practices, leaving FPs with a number of questions that the AAFP is working to answer. The Academy wants to ensure family ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20121106pracresources.html

PCMH Model Great for Health Care, But We Need More Cost Data, Say AAFP Delegates

Oct 19, 2012 - The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and technology were front and center during debate at the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement as delegates flocked to the microphones to tell their stories of PCMH and technology successes and failures during the AAFP Congress of ...

AAFP News : News From 2012 Annual Assembly

https://www.aafp.org/news/2012-cod-assembly/20121019assemblypracenhance.html

News in Brief: Week of Oct. 1-5

Oct 3, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Study Shows EHR Standing Orders Increase Delivery of Preventive Services; Exercise Helps Decrease Cognitive Impairment in Stroke Victims; FDA Seeks Family Physicians for Advisory Committees and Panels; New Grants Will Help CHCs Achieve ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20121003wklynewsbrfs.html

Practice Owners, Employed Docs Struggle With Allocation of Incentive Money

Sep 26, 2012 - As America's health care system moves into a payment arena that makes new money, such as bonuses, incentive payments and shared savings, available, the way physicians get paid is changing, opening up a whole new world of payment opportunities and pitfalls. Take Deborah Higer, M.D., for ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120926incentivepayments.html

Glossary of Terms

Sep 21, 2012 - This glossary provides definitions for a number of terms related to the AAFP News Now special report Primer on Payment Reform: Rewarding Value Over Volume.

AAFP News : Special Report: Primer on Payment Reform

https://www.aafp.org/news/payment-special-report/20120921paymentsrglossary.html

Congress Must Block Payment Cuts, Say AAFP, Other Health Care Groups

Sep 17, 2012 - The AAFP has joined with more than 120 other health care organizations in calling on Congress to pass legislation that would block Medicare physician payment cuts scheduled to take effect in early January as a result of the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and the Budget Control ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20120917sequestrationltr.html

What Does Meaningful Use Stage Two Final Rule Mean for FPs?

Sep 5, 2012 - For family physicians who were just getting comfortable with the requirements of stage one of meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), HHS released the final rule for stage two of meaningful use in the Sept. 4 Federal Register. The Academy has been actively engaged with the ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120905stage2mu.html

CMS Expands Hardship Exemptions for E-Prescribing in Attempt to Fix Program Overlap

Aug 10, 2012 - Many physicians got stung by the 1 percent electronic prescribing penalty for 2012. We don't want to repeat that experience in 2013, noted Jason Mitchell, M.D., assistant director for the AAFP's Center for Health IT, in reference to news that HHS recently proposed adding two more ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120810erx-hardshipexempt.html

Research Shows Interactive Preventive Health Record Improves Preventive Care

Aug 6, 2012 - Newly published study results show that an interactive preventive health record (IPHR) can be an effective tool for patients and physicians who want to ensure that indicated preventive care is delivered, according to Alex Krist, M.D., M.P.H., the corresponding author for Interactive ...

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20120806iphr-study.html

2011: The Year in Review

Jul 25, 2012 - This is the topic page for AAFP News Now's 2011: The Year in Review coverage.

AAFP News : 2011: The Year in Review

https://www.aafp.org/news/2011-year-in-review.html

News in Brief: Week of July 16-20

Jul 18, 2012 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Physicians Pleased With EHRs, According to Survey, RWJ Foundation Announces Nine Research Grant Awards, and HHS To Hold Forums on Health Insurance Exchanges

AAFP News : News in Brief

https://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20120718wklynewsbrfs.html

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