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Learn More About Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

Jul 25, 2016 - Sign up soon for a free CMS webinar on Aug. 9 to learn more about the proposed expansion of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160725cmsdiabeteswebinar.html

Patient Panel Size Uncertainty Complicates Workforce Projections

Jul 20, 2016 - As physicians are increasingly being asked to monitor and report on their entire patient population, accurately determining panel size is more important than ever before.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160720rgc-panelsize.html

How Utah Zika Infection Was Transmitted Remains Mystery

Jul 20, 2016 - This past week marked a couple of Zika firsts: the first case of Zika virus infection transmitted via an unknown route and the first case of confirmed female-to-male transmission.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160720zikaupdate.html

Iora Primary Care Gets Creative in Tackling Chronic Disease

Jul 19, 2016 - Iora Health and its Seattle-based primary care practices have found success using creative approaches to treating patients with chronic diseases.

AAFP News : Family Medicine for America's Health

http://www.aafp.org/news/family-medicine-americas-health/20160719fmah-chronic.html

Payment Primer Helps FPs Digest MACRA Implementation Details

Jul 19, 2016 - A free five-page supplement to the July/August Family Practice Management aims to help AAFP members prepare for implementation of new Medicare payment models.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20160719macrafpm2.html

Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule Emphasizes Primary Care's Value

Jul 18, 2016 - The AAFP has summarized for family physicians key points of the recently released 2017 proposed Medicare physician fee schedule.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160718mpfs.html

AAFP Decries VA Plan to Expand Nurses' Scope of Practice

Jul 15, 2016 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking to expand the scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses in VA facilities by granting them independent practice authority.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160715valetter.html

Sweeping Opioid Bill Heads to President's Desk

Jul 15, 2016 - The Senate has joined the House in adopting the conference report on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016 by an overwhelming margin; the measure now heads to the president's desk.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160715opioidbill.html

AAFP Streamlines CME Requirements

Jul 14, 2016 - To simplify CME requirements for members, the AAFP Board of Directors has approved condensing about half of informal CME activities into one category for scholarly activities.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160714cmestreamline.html

CMS Opens Door to Possible Delay of MACRA Implementation

Jul 13, 2016 - The acting administrator of CMS told senators that the agency is open to delaying the planned Jan. 1 launch of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20160713macradelay.html

Primary Care Retirement Age Stays Steady Despite Economy, Policies

Jul 13, 2016 - Recent research suggests that the rate at which primary care physicians are moving into retirement remains steady, unaffected by recent changes in policy or the economy.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160713retirementstudy.html

AAFP Takes Credit for Progress Made in CMS' Proposed Rule

Jul 13, 2016 - After repeated legislative and advocacy efforts by the AAFP, CMS has made changes in a proposed rule that will benefit family physicians.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160713oppsrule.html

New President-elect Brings Family Medicine Perspective to AMA

Jul 13, 2016 - Family physician and AMA President-elect David Barbe, M.D., looks ahead at key issues he plans to address during his year as the organization's president.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

http://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20160713barbeguested.html

AAFP Tobacco Control Mini-grant Recipients Get Creative Again

Jul 13, 2016 - The Academy's second class of tobacco and nicotine prevention and control mini-grant recipients found innovative ways to control tobacco use at the state and local levels.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160713tobaccomini-grants.html

Colorado Primary Care Practice Succeeds With Medicare Advantage

Jul 12, 2016 - One primary care practice said switching to Medicare Advantage led to fewer administrative headaches, greater reimbursement and improved health outcomes.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160712coloradoma.html

AAFP Fights to Block Undue 'Sunshine' Reporting Requirements

Jul 12, 2016 - The AAFP recently joined more than a hundred other medical organizations to support legislation intended to clarify what is and isn't reportable under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160712sunshineletter.html

FP Stands Ready for Statewide Shift to Capitation Model

Jul 7, 2016 - A family physician in Hawaii has found success in a per-member, per-month system that was adjusted to offer larger payments in advance of a statewide rollout.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160707capitation.html

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking on Pelvic Exams in Asymptomatic Women

Jul 6, 2016 - On June 28, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening asymptomatic, nonpregnant women for gynecologic conditions using pelvic exams.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160706uspstfpelvicexam.html

HHS Grant Helps Small Practices Move to Value-based Models

Jul 6, 2016 - A new grant program from HHS aims to help physicians in rural and underserved areas make the transition to value-based payment models.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160706smallpractgrant.html

High Court Affirms Value of Diversity in Meeting Educational Mission

Jul 6, 2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin's use of race as one of many factors in its undergraduate admissions process.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160706supremecourt-fisher.html

CMS Says Part B Proposal Protects Patient Access

Jul 5, 2016 - CMS outlined a proposed change in how Medicare Part B pays for prescription drugs that would encourage pharmaceutical companies to improve quality and reduce costs.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20160705partbproposal.html

AAFP Supports HHS in Fight Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

Jul 5, 2016 - The AAFP responded to a request from the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with information about the AAFP's actions in this area and recommendations for further action.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160705antibioticresistltr.html

100+ Medical Organizations Urge Changes to Proposed Rule

Jul 1, 2016 - The AAFP joined more than 100 medical organizations in asking CMS to make changes to the proposed rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20160701macrasignon.html

Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute Project Winners Hailed

Jul 1, 2016 - The AAFP Foundation has announced the 12 Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute project award recipients from its inaugural class, including the top winners in each of three tracks.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20160701emergingleaders.html

AAFP Collaborates With Caravan Health on CPC+ Readiness

Jun 30, 2016 - The AAFP is working with Caravan Health to help family physicians prepare for and succeed in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20160630cpcpluscaravan.html

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