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2012 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Summary of 2012 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/ES-2012PhysicianFeeSchedule.pdf

2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Letter to CMS on the Proposed 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-FeeSchedule-082212.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medical Liability

...Medical liability laws exist to allow patients to seek recompense when physicians or other clinicians cause unwanted harm. Medical malpractice cases can be detrimental to physicians but also to patients because of increased system and health insurance costs. To appropriately address...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/BKG-MedicalLiability.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2010

...his presentation, he cited the SGR, physician workforce, HIT and the Independent Payment Advisory Board as issues of importance to him. He stressed the role of the House in approving several times a fix to the SGR, decried this short-term patch process, and promised continual...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2010/GR-Weekly-July-23.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...CMS administrator Dr. Donald Berwick and CMS Chief Actuary Rick Foster appeared before the full committee. In his testimony, Dr. Berwick stressed the benefits of the ACA to the Medicare beneficiaries including expanded benefits under the fee-for-service program, insurance reform...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-February-11.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2012

...that it ―would repeal and dismantle the IPAB even before it has a chance to work.‖ The administration also opposes ―artificial‖ caps on malpractice awards. The Senate is not expected to consider HR 5. 2. HOUSE COMMITTEE ADOPTS BUDGET On Wednesday, March 21, the House Budget...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2012/GR-Weekly-March-23.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

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

Final 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Executive Summary: Final 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2012FinalFeeSchedule-110711.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

Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Executive Summary: Proposed 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Summary

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2012ProposedFeeSchedule-070111.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

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