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Medicare Panel Recommends Against Covering CT Screening for Lung Cancer -- AAFP News

May 21, 2014 - Despite a recent recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee has recommended that Medicare not cover low-dose CT screening for lung cancer in high-risk older smokers.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140521medcacctrec.html

Physicians Can Begin Registering to Review Open Payments Data on June 1 -- AAFP News

May 21, 2014 - In accordance with CMS' Open Payments transparency program, physicians and teaching hospitals that want to review data about payments they have received from drug and device manufacturers can soon begin registering to do so with the agency, which will maintain the data.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140521openpaymentsreg.html

FQHCs Thrive Thanks to Federal Dollars, Policy -- AAFP News

May 21, 2014 - The Commonwealth Fund recently released two issue briefs highlighting federally qualified health centers' use of health information technology and concerns about increased demand for health care services.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140521fqhcsurveys.html

First Human-transmitted MERS Case Detected in U.S. -- AAFP News

May 20, 2014 - Just five days after the CDC confirmed a second imported case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in an individual who had recently traveled to the United States from Saudi Arabia, a third case has been reported. This time, CDC officials have identified ...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140520mers-cov.html

AAFP.org's CME Search Feature Now More Robust, Intuitive -- AAFP News

May 16, 2014 - To better answer your CME needs, AAFP.org just upped its game. Now, Academy members can quickly and easily find every AAFP-certified CME activity that providers want displayed thanks to an enhanced search function that went live this week.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20140516cmesearch.html

News in Brief: Week of May 12-16 -- AAFP News

May 16, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: Boosting Physical Activity in Adults With Disabilities Focus of Upcoming Webinar; U.S. Syphilis Rates Have More Than Doubled Since 2000; Have Ideas for Quality Measures? CMS Wants to Hear Them; PCORI Seeks Help Improving How Research ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

http://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20140516wklynwsbrfs.html

New Medicare Payment System to Boost Payments for Health Centers -- AAFP News

May 14, 2014 - Beginning Oct. 1, federally qualified health centers will receive a single payment, or encounter rate, for all services provided to each patient in a single day, with some exceptions. Under the new system, some facilities could receive as much as a 32 percent increase in payments for ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140514fqhcpayhike.html

Two Years Down the Road, Choosing Wisely Still Picking Up Steam -- AAFP News

May 14, 2014 - To mark the two-year anniversary of the Choosing Wisely campaign, the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation recently hosted a panel discussion to release results from a survey of physicians about the campaign.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140514choosewiselyyr2.html

Patients Are Paramount, AAFP Tells FTC -- AAFP News

May 14, 2014 - The AAFP recently urged the Federal Trade Commission to be mindful of patient safety issues when considering policy recommendations related to increasing competition in health care. Existing state and federal regulations that govern physicians and other health care professionals ensure ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140514ftcltr2.html

Step Right Up: Applications to Form Member Interest Groups Now Available -- AAFP News

May 13, 2014 - Earlier this month, the AAFP announced it had created a pathway for family physicians to establish member interest groups that would allow them to share their mutual interests, address common concerns and connect with the AAFP. Now, members can go online to find out more about those ...

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140513mbrinterestgrp2.html

FamilyDoctor.org Gets High Marks for Readability in Recent Study -- AAFP News

May 12, 2014 - The majority of articles published on the AAFP's award-winning patient education website FamilyDoctor.org can be easily read by American adults, according to a study published in Family Medicine in April.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140512famdocread.html

Health Data Mapping Tool Shows Access, Distribution Needs -- AAFP News

May 9, 2014 - The AAFP recently announced that it has acquired HealthLandscape, an interactive Web-based mapping tool that allows users to collect, analyze and present complex health data in an easily understood visual format.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140509healthlandscape.html

News in Brief: Week of May 5-9 -- AAFP News

May 9, 2014 - This roundup includes the following news briefs: CMS Confirms Official Pushback of ICD-10 Implementation; Spread the Word to Young Patients About Play It Safe! Video Contest; Concussion Rates More Than Double in Seven Years, Says Study; and Per Capita Health Care Spending Rate Among ...

AAFP News : News in Brief

http://www.aafp.org/news/news-in-brief/20140509wklynwsbrfs.html

2014 NCSC Delegates Debate Issues Vital to Physicians, Patients -- AAFP News

May 7, 2014 - National Conference of Special Constituency delegates gathered in Kansas City, Mo., May 1-3 to write, debate and vote on a number of resolutions related to medical practice and patient health.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-practenhance-advoc.html

Future of Family Medicine Project to Define Specialty, Underscore Its Value -- AAFP ...

May 7, 2014 - AAFP officers covered a wide range of topics -- including the Future of Family Medicine 2.0 project, graduate medical education and new member interest groups -- during a Town Hall meeting held as part of the Annual Leadership Forum and National Conference of Special Constituencies.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507townhall.html

Social Determinants of Health Among Key Topics Delegates Tackle -- AAFP News

May 7, 2014 - During the 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies held May 1-3 in Kansas City, Mo., AAFP members from the five constituency groups acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-hopsrefcmte.html

FP Compensation, Physicians With Disabilities Among Topics Discussed at 2014 NCSC --...

May 7, 2014 - During the 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies held May 1-3, AAFP members from the five constituency groups acted on various resolutions considered during a Reference Committee on Organization and Finance hearing.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncscorgfinres.html

Education Issues Capture Delegates' Attention -- AAFP News

May 7, 2014 - State chapter delegates representing the Academy's five special constituency groups came together at this year's National Conference of Special Constituencies to hash through a number of resolutions dealing with education-related issues.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140507ncsc-educrefcmte.html

What's All the Buzz About Direct Primary Care? -- AAFP News

May 6, 2014 - Annual Leadership Forum plenary speaker and family physician Brian Forrest, M.D., told attendees at his presentation on direct primary care that the model offers accessible and affordable health care to patients in all socioeconomic groups.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140506forrestdpctalk.html

Community Health Centers Essential to Realizing ACA's Coverage, Access Goals -- AAFP...

May 6, 2014 - Although many are optimistic about the large number of individuals who signed up for health coverage following enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, simply having insurance does not necessarily increase access to care or improve health outcomes, says a recent ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140506chcreport.html

AAFP Guides ONC Toward Solutions to Problematic Health IT Certification Issues -- ...

May 5, 2014 - The AAFP continues to work to ease family physicians' transition to -- and efficient use of -- electronic health records, and that work includes constant vigilance regarding federal rules and regulations promulgated by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20140505oncehercertltr.html

Even as Diabetes Prevalence Triples, Rates of Serious Complications Drop -- AAFP News

May 5, 2014 - A CDC study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that between 1990 and 2010, the number of adults with diabetes more than tripled, even as diabetes-related complications declined.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20140505diabetescomps.html

2014 NCSC Delegates Elect New Leaders -- AAFP News

May 3, 2014 - AAFP chapter delegates who attended the Academy's 2014 National Conference of Special Constituencies in Kansas City, Mo., elected colleagues May 1-2 to fill various leadership positions.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140503ncscelects.html

Lynne Lillie, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director -- AAFP News

May 1, 2014 - The Minnesota AFP announces the candidacy of Lynne Lillie, M.D., of Woodbury, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140501lillie-cand-ann.html

Ronald Blum, M.D., Runs for AAFP Director -- AAFP News

May 1, 2014 - The Maine AFP announces the candidacy of Ronald Blum, M.D., of Patten, for AAFP director.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

http://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20140501blum-cand-ann.html

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