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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Jan 24, 2019 - The AAFP supports the development of this primary care model, and promotes benchmarks, information systems, and payment regulations that protect both patients and family physicians.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/delivery/acos.html

APC-APM for Delivering Patient-Centered, Longitudinal, and Coordinated Care

Proposal to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee regarding the Advanced Primary Care: A Foundational Alternative Payment Model (APC-APM) for Delivering Patient-Centered, Longitudinal, and Coordinated Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/apms/PR-PTAC-APC-APM-41417.pdf

Accountable Care Organizations and Health Care Spending

Accountable Care Organizations: Can They Rein In Health Care Spending for States?

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/ES-ACOsReinInHealthCareSpendingforStates-011011.pdf

Primary Care for the 21st Century White Paper

...Care for the 21st Century Ensuring a Quality, Physician-led Team for Every Patient September 18, 2012 1 Executive Summary The United States is adopting a new model of primary care built around patients and delivered by teams. As a key element of this approach, primary...

Advocacy

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

AAFP Letter to HHS on Proposed Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Rule - July 15, 2015

AAFP response to CMS on the Medicaid Managed Care and Children’s Health Insurance Program Programs proposed rule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/LT-CMS-MedicaidCHIP-071515.pdf

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Legislative Summary regarding the Senate's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ES-LegislativeSummaryPPACA-113009.pdf

Accountable Care Organizations: CMS Letter

Letter to CMS Regarding Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-Clark-CMSRegardingAccountableCareOrganizations-092710.pdf

AAFP Letter to HCP-LAN Draft of "Primary Care Payment Models" White Paper - November ...

...Executive Director, John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation Massachusetts General Hospital Bill Golden, MD, MACP Arkansas Medicaid Director Professor of Medicine and Public Health, University of Arkansas Primary Care Payment Models (PCPM) Work Group Co-Chairs...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/apms/LT-HCP-LAN-PaymentModels-111516.pdf

Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care

PPCW Letter to the President Regarding Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care for All Americans

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Obama-AccessQualityCostEffectiveHealthCare-071211.pdf

Primary Care GME

Letter to the President, House and Senate Regarding Primary Care GME

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-President-GME-072711.pdf

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Statement to the Senate Finance Committee Regarding Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-SenateFinanceCommit-RegardingImplementationACA-031611.pdf

AAFP Letter to FTC on Examing Health Care Hearings - Marh 18, 2014

AAFP letter to the FTC in advance of the public workshop titled Examining Health Care Competition

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/LT-FTC-HealthCareHearings-031814.pdf

Letter to FTC with further comments following their Examining Health Care Competition ...

...Re: Examining Health Care Competition Dear Chairwoman Ramirez: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 110,600 family physicians and medical students across the country, I write in response to the Examining Health Care Competition request for...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/LT-FTC-HealthCareCompetitionHearing-0428.pdf

AAFP Letter to SFC on Chronic Care WG Policy Options - January 27, 2016

The AAFP Response to the initial policy options proposed by the Senate Finance Committee's Isakson-Warner Working Group on Chronic Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-SFC-ChronicCare-012715.pdf

Joint Letter to Energy and Commerce on GME Reform - January 15, 2015

This is a letter from AAFP and CAFM responding to 7 questions regarding GME reform provided by leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The response outlines many of the problems with the current GME payment system that does not make the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-EC-GME-011515.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Policy Recommendations for MACRA Implementation - April 11, 2016

AAFP pre-rulemaking letter to CMS with primary care policy recommendations to support successful MACRA implementation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRA-041116.pdf

AAFP Statement on Senate Finance Markup of Chronic Care Act - May 18, 2017

...(CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 May 18, 2017 May 18, 2017 Page 2 of 5 On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 129,000 family physicians and medical students across the country, thank you for the opportunity to submit a statement for the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-SenateFinanceCHRONIC-051717.pdf

Health Reform

Joint Primary Care Letter to House and Senate regarding Health Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Reid-JointPrimaryCareLettertoHouseSenate-120809.pdf

AAFP Letter to ASPE’s RFI on Promoting Health Care Choice and Competition - January 25,...

...especially independent physician practices- are the lynch pin of our nation’s health care system. They have repeatedly demonstrated their superior ability to generate positive results in value-based care arrangements, both in improved health outcomes and reduced costs. They are the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/apms/LT-ASPE-RFI-012518.pdf

Letter to Biden re: rebalance of health care system to restrain costs adding to federal...

...our health care system to restrain costs that are adding to the federal deficit. The AAFP recognizes the need to control the growth of federal spending on Medicare and Medicaid. However, we strongly recommend that proposals to address rising costs in the health care system also...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-BidenPanel-062011.pdf

Letter to Biden re: recommendations on how to rebalance our health care system to ...

...our health care system to restrain costs that are adding to the federal deficit. The AAFP recognizes the need to control the growth of federal spending on Medicare and Medicaid. However, we strongly recommend that proposals to address rising costs in the health care system also...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-BidenDeficitReductionPanel-062011.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

Concern Over Draft VHA Handbook

Joint Letter to the Veteran Affairs Expressing Strong Concern Regarding the Draft VHA Handbook that designates APRNs as Independent Providers Regardless of State Practice Acts

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-VHA-Handbook-102813.pdf

PPCW Letter to the President Regarding Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care...

...Primary Care Workforce (PPCW), we are writing to ask that as you proceed with your work on deficit reduction in the days ahead, you consider the importance of supporting and enhancing the primary care workforce in order to ensure access to quality and cost-effective health care for...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-President-HealthCare-071211.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Proposed ACO Regulation - February 4, 2015

AAFP response to CMS on the proposed rule titled Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-CMS-ACO-020415.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS Regarding the 2018 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

...CMS recognizes that these guidelines, which were written 20 years ago, do not reflect the current use of electronic health records and team-based care to support clinical decision-making and patient centeredness. • Has begun implementing site-neutral provisions to ‘new’...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018ProposedMPFS-083017.pdf

Joint Letter to VA on APRN Proposed Rule - July 22, 2016

...physician-led health care teams that deliver high quality care to patients. They are often the first and last person to interact with a patient during an episode of care, and, in the case of APRNs, they are well equipped to play advanced roles in the health care team. However,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-VA-APRN-072216.pdf

LT-NevadaGov-060413.pdf

...Bill 170, as it further fractures an already fragmented health care system, diverts attention away from the establishment and implementation of team-based care models, and potentially lowers the quality of care for thousands of Nevada citizens. The AAFP opposes legislation that...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-NevadaGov-060413.pdf

LT-WestVirginia-Scope-081613.pdf

...Virginia. This proposal further fractures an already fragmented health care system, diverts attention away from the establishment and implementation of team-based care models, and potentially lowers the quality of care for thousands of West Virginians. The AAFP opposes any type of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-WestVirginia-Scope-081613.pdf

Federal Deficit

Letter to the Biden Deficit Reduction Panel regarding the Health Care Costs and the Federal Deficit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-BidenPanel-062011.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the 2018 Quality Payment Program Final Rule with Comment Period -...

...the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). We offer the following recommendations to continue to strengthen primary care for Medicare beneficiaries, to enable more physicians to participate in Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs), and to further...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018FinalQPP-121917.pdf

Detailed coalition letter to CMS on the second proposed ACO regulation

Detailed coalition letter in response to CMS on the proposed rule titled Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-Detailed-CMS-ACOS-0206215.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing Massachusetts Legislation on APRN Scope of Practice Expansion

...24, 2017 The Honorable James Welch The Honorable Peter Kocot Senate Chairman House Chairman Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Massachusetts State Senate Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St. 24 Beacon St. Room 413-B Room 236 Boston,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-OpposingMALegislationAPRNScopeExpansion-072417.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing PA APRN Scope Expansion - October 18, 2017

...of physicians. This legislation would alter the standard of care and dismantle the physician-led team-based health care model in Pennsylvania. The AAFP opposes legislation that undermines the physician-led team-based care models that have proven to be most effective in improving...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-ProfessionalLicensure-OpposingPAAPRNScopeExpansion-101817.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing KY APRN Scope Expansion - September 28, 2017

...the clinical supervision of a physician alters the standard of care and dismantles the physician-led team-based health care model in Kentucky. The AAFP opposes legislation that undermines the physician-led team-based care models that have proven to be most effective in improving...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-OpposingKYLegislationAPRNScopeExpansion-092817.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Evaluation and Management Guidelines - May 20, 2015

AAFP letter to CMS requesting changes to 1995 and 1997 CMS Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services as well as the Medicare Program Integrity Manual

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/administrative/LT-CMS-EMGuidelines-052015.pdf

Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology

Letter to CMS Regarding Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/LT-Frizzera-MeaningfulUseHIT-022610.pdf

GR-Weekly-April-4.pdf

...Programs 3. House Budget Committee Advances Chairman Ryan’s Blueprint 4. MedPAC Discusses How to Support Primary Care 5. House Would Define FTE as 40 Hours for Health Care Coverage Requirement 6. The FDA Is Urged to Act on Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco 7. The AAFP Sends in the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-April-4.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to CMMI New Direction RFI - November 15, 2017

...the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In this request, the Innovation Center seeks new direction to promote patient-centered care, test market-driven reforms that empower beneficiaries as consumers and provide price transparency, increase choices and competition to...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMMI-NewDirectionRFI-111517.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS With Reccommended Improvements to MACRA - April 26, 2017

...question, and better enable independent primary care practices to serve their patients and communities. The AAFP represents 124,900 physicians and medical students nationwide and is the only medical society devoted solely to primary care. Family physicians conduct approximately one...

Advocacy

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

AAFP Letter to FMCSA on Diabetic Commercial Drivers - Oxtober 19, 2016

...applicants to be examined by their primary care physician rather than require examination by an endocrinologist. Accordingly, the AAFP applauds the FMCSA, and we fully support the Medical Review Board’s recommendation to allow primary care physicians to complete forms needed by...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FMCSA-DiabeticDrivers-101916.pdf

AAFP Letter to PTAC on Project Sonar - January 18, 2017

...better care, smarter spending, and healthier people. The proposed model changes both care delivery and payment, based on clinical care guidelines for chronic gastroenterology related conditions. First, the model proposes to give participating practices a prospective chronic care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/apms/LT-PTAC-Sonar-011817.pdf

page2.pdf

...AAFP argues that this proposal would alter the consistent standards of care for veterans over non-veterans in the states; further fragment the health care system; and dismantle physician-led team-based health care models. The AAFP strongly opposed this unprecedented proposal stating...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-jul-18.pdf/subassets/page2.pdf

The Affordable Choices Act

Letter to Senators Regarding The Affordable Choices Act (Senate HELP Committee Bill)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senator-RegardingAffordableChoicesActToHELPCommittee-062209.pdf

Affordable Health Choices Act Response Letter

Letter in Response to Senate HELP Committee Regarding the Affordable Health Choices Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senator-ResponseToHELPCommitteeHealthChoicesAct-062209.pdf

Affordable Health Choices Act

Letter in Response to Senate HELP Committee Regarding the Affordable Health Choices Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-Senate-ChoicesAct-062209.pdf

AAFP Response to CMS on the 2018 Proposed Quality Payment Program Regulation

...Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the June 30, 2017, Federal Register. Family medicine plays a critical role in delivering care to patients in communities across the country. Family physicians are the most visited specialty-especially in underserved areas. Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018ProposedQPP-081817.pdf

AAFP Letter to TN House Health Committee on Doctor of Medical Science Legislation - ...

...degree, to practice primary care with limited physician supervision. The AAFP strongly opposes this unprecedented proposal to create a new provider designation, offered by a single academic institution, that would undermine physician-led team-based care models as well as jeopardize...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-TNLeg-DoctorMedScienceDegree-031318.pdf

AAFP Statement to the Energy and Commerce Comittee on MACRA and APMs - November, 8, 2017

...MACRA and Alternative Payment Models: Developing Options for Value-based Care November 9, 2017 On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), representing 129,000 family physicians and medical students, thank you for the opportunity to submit this Statement for...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-ECComm-MACRA-APMS-110817.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on E/M Documentation Requirements - April 23, 2018

...Services. The AAFP wholeheartedly maintains that the CMS E/M documentation guidelines, established 20 years ago, do little to support patient care or improve quality. They are most commonly used to justify billing levels (e.g. level 3, 4, or 5) rather than help physicians diagnose,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-EMSuggestions-042318.pdf

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