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Delegates Handbook

...terms of emotional trauma, safety, and diminished overall well-being. Detention has been associated with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, self- harming behavior, sleep disturbances, and social withdrawal in adults and these negative effects are amplified in minor...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/DelegatesHandbook.pdf

Ask FPM - May 2000 -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - ...value scale (RBRVS). Under RBRVS, total RVUs for each CPT code are the sum of three components: work RVUs, practice-expense RVUs and malpractice RVUs. You may want to clarify with these insurers whether they're using total RVUs or work RVUs to estimate your work. Payment is usually...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p67.html

Physician, Laugh at Thyself -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - The author explains why you need not check your sense of humor at the door when treating patients. He explores how humor can be both a therapeutic tool and a tool for making interactions more patient-friendly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1998/0900/p72.html

2009 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...Tort reform/malpractice issues 30% 29% * 16% Healthcare reform - working through the private sector to improve the national healthcare system 22% 21% 17% Helping family physicians maintain Board certification 19% 19% * 4% Assisting family...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2009/TRANSACTIONS2009.pdf

2009 Congress of Delegates Transactions

...Tort reform/malpractice issues 30% 29% * 16% Healthcare reform - working through the private sector to improve the national healthcare system 22% 21% 17% Helping family physicians maintain Board certification 19% 19% * 4% Assisting family...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2009/TRANSACTIONS2009.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Final Comments on the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...RVUs Malpractice RVUs Total RVUs 99202-99205 1.90 1.69 0.14 3.73 99212-99215 1.22 1.25 0.08 2.55 CMS believes it has identified three types of E/M visits that differ from the typical E/M visit and are not appropriately reflected in the current office/outpatient E/M code set...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedMPFS-090618.pdf

2019 FMX Practice Management Handouts

...Ltd, 1990. • Drummond, D. Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(6):13-18. • Drummond, D. Physician Burnout: Its Origins, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes. Fam Pract Manag 2015; 22(5):42-47. • Gordon CE, Borkan SC. Recapturing time: a...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx19-practice-management.pdf

Third Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...not tax deductible. The reference committee believes it is important for the delegates to understand the financing of the PAC. Testimony stressed that an AAFP PAC must avoid involvement in issues divisive to Academy members. Further, the PAC must behave in a highly ethical manner...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/thirdsession.pdf

Third Session -- 2004 Congress of Delegates

...not tax deductible. The reference committee believes it is important for the delegates to understand the financing of the PAC. Testimony stressed that an AAFP PAC must avoid involvement in issues divisive to Academy members. Further, the PAC must behave in a highly ethical manner...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2004/thirdsession.pdf

Fourth Session

...Virginia Delegate to the AAFP, past President of the West Virginia Chapter, and as his Chapter’s representative to the Governor’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Board and; WHEREAS, Dr. Fortner served as a role model and medical educator for both the WVU School of Medicine, and...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/fourthsession.pdf

Fourth Session

...Virginia Delegate to the AAFP, past President of the West Virginia Chapter, and as his Chapter’s representative to the Governor’s Medical Malpractice Insurance Board and; WHEREAS, Dr. Fortner served as a role model and medical educator for both the WVU School of Medicine, and...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2003/fourthsession.pdf

Tools for Today's Family Physician: The FPM Curriculum -- FPM

Jan 1, 1999 - Dr. Rivo's introduction of the FPM curriculum as evidence of FPM's relevance to all FPs.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0100/p10.html

2012 Congress of Delegates Transactions,2012 Transactions,2012 Transactions

...and community costs associated with independent NP care, NP referral patterns, on-the-ground NP attitudes toward independent practice, malpractice litigation involving NPs, and other areas by which the quality and cost of independent NP practice could be compared to FP care....

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2012/2012Transactions.pdf

2012 Congress of Delegates Transactions,2012 Transactions,2012 Transactions

...and community costs associated with independent NP care, NP referral patterns, on-the-ground NP attitudes toward independent practice, malpractice litigation involving NPs, and other areas by which the quality and cost of independent NP practice could be compared to FP care....

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2012/2012Transactions.pdf

Fourth Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...passing of Dr. Kendrick, well-known for his work in mental health, including expertise in the areas of drug abuse, alcoholism and preventive stress programs, and WHEREAS, he was a pioneer in realizing the importance of educating family physicians to the area of risk management,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/FourthSession.pdf

Musculoskeletal Sports Medicine handouts

...Illinois, and is medical director for Rush Copley Sports Medicine. His specialty topics include musculoskeletal imaging, concussions, stress fractures, osteoarthritis, joint examinations, pediatric overuse injuries, knee pain, tendonitis/tendonopathy, fractures, and exercise...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/fmx/handouts/fmx18-musculoskeletal-sports-medicine-handouts.pdf

Fourth Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...passing of Dr. Kendrick, well-known for his work in mental health, including expertise in the areas of drug abuse, alcoholism and preventive stress programs, and WHEREAS, he was a pioneer in realizing the importance of educating family physicians to the area of risk management,...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/FourthSession.pdf

Third Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...to use or to present to their parent organizations, and WHEREAS, models of practice sharing may be beneficial in helping customize malpractice coverage and fees for physicians not working full time, now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/ThirdSession.pdf

Third Session -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...to use or to present to their parent organizations, and WHEREAS, models of practice sharing may be beneficial in helping customize malpractice coverage and fees for physicians not working full time, now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/ThirdSession.pdf

Amicus Brief: Texas v United States - April 1, 2019

In defense of significant coverage gains and key patient protection provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the American Medical Association (AMA) and other leading physician organizations today filed an amicus brief in the case of Texas v. United States.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/amicus_brief/AB-TexasVUS-040119.pdf

Summary of Actions -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 109: RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage long-term care facilities to cover liability and malpractice insurance for physicians acting as medical directors in long-term care facilities as one means of addressing the crisis in the...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/SummaryofActions.pdf

Summary of Actions -- 2005 Congress of Delegates

...Resolution No. 109: RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage long-term care facilities to cover liability and malpractice insurance for physicians acting as medical directors in long-term care facilities as one means of addressing the crisis in the...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2005/SummaryofActions.pdf

strolling-match.pdf

...of the Match process can feel overwhelming. Interview season, which often lasts from September to late January, is a common source of stress, particularly from a time-management standpoint. Booking travel, preparing for multiple interviews, and then traveling to them can make it...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/the_match/strolling-match.pdf

FMIG Program of Excellence Award Application: University of Puerto Rico

...in areas of Palliative Care, Patient Centered Medical Home, Workshop of Microsurgery, and Lawsuits and Malpractice (2 sessions). The first session of Lawsuits and Malpractice was named "Legal Aspects of Medicine" (02/11/2015) while the second one was named "The Laws of the Good...

Med School and Residency

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/medical_education_residency/fmig/poe_awards/puerto-rico.pdf

FMPC Grant Awards 2006-2010

...from PA Elks Home Service Organization, and the PA Department of Health, and a myriad of other local county and state organizations. Staff stressed that without the collaborative local county and state support the MHP would not have as major of an impact. FMPC Grant Awards...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-were-doing/awards-grants/fmpc/fmpc-grant-awards-2006-10.pdf

FMPC Grant Awards 2006-2010

...from PA Elks Home Service Organization, and the PA Department of Health, and a myriad of other local county and state organizations. Staff stressed that without the collaborative local county and state support the MHP would not have as major of an impact. FMPC Grant Awards...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/what-you-can-do/volunteer/2006-2010FMPCGrantAwards.pdf

FMPC Grant Awards 2006-2010

...from PA Elks Home Service Organization, and the PA Department of Health, and a myriad of other local county and state organizations. Staff stressed that without the collaborative local county and state support the MHP would not have as major of an impact. FMPC Grant Awards...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/foundation/documents/who-we-are/FMPC/2006-2010FMPCGrantAwards.pdf

Third Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...my patients need my help. I am also the managing partner of our group practice so I get to deal with the double-digit increases of medical malpractice premiums and a frozen Medicare fee schedule. I’ve also experienced the healthcare system from the other side of the exam table....

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/thirdsession.pdf

Third Session -- 2006 Congress of Delegates

...my patients need my help. I am also the managing partner of our group practice so I get to deal with the double-digit increases of medical malpractice premiums and a frozen Medicare fee schedule. I’ve also experienced the healthcare system from the other side of the exam table....

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2006/thirdsession.pdf

Big Ideas to Help Your Practice Thrive -- Family Practice Management

...In late 2003, a year marked by rising malpractice insurance premiums, HIPAA compliance deadlines, ongo-ing reimbursement struggles and questions about the future of family medicine, the editors of Family Practice Management decided enough was enough. Determined to counter the tumultuous...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0900/p27.pdf

Primary Care, PCMH Are Keys To Improving Medicare Quality, Controlling Costs

Jul 12, 2012 - During testimony on Capitol Hill, AAFP President Glen Stream, M.D., M.B.I., of Spokane, Wash., urged Congress to adopt a blended payment model that supports the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) as a way to improve health care quality and control costs. The AAFP is convinced that no ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20120712paymentreformtest.html

Board Report H - Policy Statement Review

...terms of emotional trauma, safety, and diminished overall well-being. Detention has been associated with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, self- harming behavior, sleep disturbances, and social withdrawal in adults and these negative effects are amplified in minor...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/BoardReportH-PolicyStatementReview.pdf

HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

...the attorney is not a Business Associate. However, legal services provided by a malpractice attorney will more likely involve the disclosure of PHI and therefore be more likely to characterize the malpractice attorney as a Business Associate of the medical practice. Other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/restricted/HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

...the attorney is not a Business Associate. However, legal services provided by a malpractice attorney will more likely involve the disclosure of PHI and therefore be more likely to characterize the malpractice attorney as a Business Associate of the medical practice. Other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/restricted/HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

Three Steps to an Effective Practice Budget -- Family Practice Management

...may wish to further expand the list. For example, a group practice may want to add catego- ries that will allow it to individually track malpractice insurance, staffing or supplies by physician. Or a practice may want to add a temporary category for special events (e.g., relocation,...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2004/0100/p46.pdf

Model Naloxone Legislation

...ensure that prescribers who are acting reasonably will not be punished by their licensing boards, charged with a drug crime, or lose a malpractice civil lawsuit simply because third-party naloxone prescription is an emerging practice. 3. Possession of Naloxone Lawful Sample...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Naloxone%20Legislation%20Drafting%20Guide.pdf

Scope of Practice Kit

Executive Summary: State Scope of Practice Kit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/ES-statescopeofpracticekit-051513.pdf

Primary Care and the Triple Aim: An Annotated Bibliography

...health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. The committee stresses the patient-physician relationship and the focus on patients’ communities as invaluable aspects of primary care. Moreover, as health...

https://www.aafp.org/dam/rgc/documents/publications-reports/reports/PRIMARY%20CARE%20AND%20THE%20TRIPLE%20AIM%20-%20An%20Annotated%20Bibliography%20.pdf

2019 NCCL Summary of Actions

...education in nutrition, physical activity, behavior change, sleep health, tobacco cessation, alcohol use reduction, emotional wellness, and stress reduction. Adopted Commission on Governmental Advocacy 2005 Longitudinal Electronic Medical Record Training Substitute: RESOLVED,...

Events

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2019NCCLSummaryofActions.pdf

14 Alternative Practice Styles -- Family Practice Management

...are usually transferred to public hospitals. And vacation and holiday time off is guaranteed. In other words, no one has ever died from the stress of being a prison doctor. If you work at a women’s correctional facility, you will need gynecological skills; obstetrical skills are a...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2001/0200/p33.pdf

A Job-Share Model for the New Millennium -- Family Practice Management

...services for valid and complex reasons, including the need to protect their personal lives. In some cases, the result has fragmented care, stressed the doctor-patient relationship and placed heavy productivity demands on physicians, who must provide a high number of office visits to...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/0900/p29.pdf

p33.pdf

...with experiencing worry, depression, fear or hopelessness,5 as is having a psychiatric diagnosis such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder or drug abuse.6 Health status. Looking at patients with chronic disease has shown some consistent pat- terns. Patients with...

Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0100/p33.pdf

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2009 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2009 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0201/p191.html

Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - Protect yourself and your practice by creating an effective sexual harassment policy and by investigating incidents promptly.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/1000/p32.html

Readers Speak Out on Family Physicians' Scope of Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - Is the scope of family practice narrowing? See how your colleagues answer this question.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2000/0500/p43.html

AAFP Foundation Grant Provides Hope for Patients of Volunteers in Medicine Clinic

May 10, 2011 - It's known as the Treasure Coast, and, for many of its residents, the Atlantic coast of Florida is a paradise. But for others, the area's economic decline has led to job losses and strained financial circumstances.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20110510scvimclinic.html

Academy Leaders Carry Family Physicians' Message to White House, Capitol Hill

Mar 5, 2010 - In the wake of legislation that reversed a cut in Medicare physician payments through March 31, AAFP leaders once again fanned out in Washington to deliver their message about the value and importance of primary care and family medicine to the White House and congressional leaders.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20100305aafp-in-dc.html

AAFP News - Jun 1, 2003 - American Family Physician

Jun 1, 2003 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0601/p2249.html

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