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17122154_MACRA_July_Aug FPM Supp.indd

...Making Sense of MACRA: Earning Bonus Points for MIPS July 2018 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) established the Quality Payment Program (QPP) to shift Medicare payment from volume to value by creating two payment tracks....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/making-sense-of-macra-bonus-points-for-mips.pdf

17B-Event%20Sum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-2 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 175 6.44 0.77 4.10-8.70 12.03 683 -...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/17B-Event%20Sum.pdf

17C-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-3 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 141 6.06 0.27 5.30-6.90 4.43 747 - Auto Diff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/17C-EventSum.pdf

18A-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - zzzCVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-1 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 154 6.15 0.61 4.40-8.00 9.84 747 - Auto...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/18A-EventSum.pdf

18B-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-2 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 136 8.32 0.36 7.20-9.40 4.34 747 - Auto Diff 7 (AcT 5 Diff and Horiba 5-Part Diff)...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/18B-EventSum.pdf

18C-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-3 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 157 6.36 0.76 4.10-8.70 11.88 747 - Auto Diff 7 (AcT 5 Diff and Horiba 5-Part Diff)...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/18C-EventSum.pdf

19-A-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-1 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 158 6.33 0.45 4.90-7.70 7.14 747 - Auto Diff 7 (AcT 5 Diff and Horiba 5-Part Diff)...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/19-A-EventSum.pdf

19-B-EventSum.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-2 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 143 8.05 0.27 7.20-8.80 3.38 747 - Auto Diff 7 (AcT 5 Diff and Horiba 5-Part Diff)...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/19-B-EventSum.pdf

19-C-EventSummary.pdf

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-3 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 167 6.26 0.74 4.10-8.50 11.75 747 - Auto Diff 7 (AcT 5 Diff and Horiba 5-Part Diff)...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/19-C-EventSummary.pdf

19020284 DPA_MACRA Pathway_Update.indd

...Making Sense of MACRA: Understanding Your Pathway Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady Quality Payment Program (QPP) Pathway © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved.DPA19020284 For a link to the AAFP’s full MACRA acronym list, as well as additional...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/making-sense-of-macra-pathway.pdf

19020284 DPA_MACRA Pathway_Update.indd

...Making Sense of MACRA: Understanding Your Pathway Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady Quality Payment Program (QPP) Pathway © 2019 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved.DPA19020284 For a link to the AAFP’s full MACRA acronym list, as well as additional...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/making-sense-of-macra-pathway.pdf

2016 AAFP-PT Distributor Testing Order Form

...1 www.aafp.org/pt 2016 AAFP Proficiency Testing Order Form HEMATOLOGY o 602 Hematocrit (spun) o 603 Blood Cell Identification o 604 Reticulocyte Count o 606 Hemocue WBC o 610 Regular Hematology o 611 QBC Hematology o 613 Auto Diff I o 614 Auto Diff II o 621 Accumetrics VerifyNow...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/PTTestingDistOrderForm16.pdf

2018-mips-playbook.pdf

...2018 MIPS PLAYBOOK MAKING SENSE OF MACRA Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Three checklists to help you plan a course of action Guidance for both small and large practices DPA18050787 1 2018 AAFP MIPS PLAYBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2 How to...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2018-mips-playbook.pdf

2018-mips-playbook.pdf

...2018 MIPS PLAYBOOK MAKING SENSE OF MACRA Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Three checklists to help you plan a course of action Guidance for both small and large practices DPA18050787 1 2018 AAFP MIPS PLAYBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2 How to...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2018-mips-playbook.pdf

2018-navigate-changes.pdf

...Making Sense of MACRA: Navigate Changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2018 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment © 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved.DPA17122146 Navigating QPP will set you up on a...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2018-navigate-changes.pdf

2018-navigate-changes.pdf

...Making Sense of MACRA: Navigate Changes to the Quality Payment Program (QPP) in 2018 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment © 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians. All rights reserved.DPA17122146 Navigating QPP will set you up on a...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2018-navigate-changes.pdf

2019-AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

...2019 Catalog a proficiency testing program for office laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing. aafp.org/pt AT A GLANCE TO ORDER: www.aafp.org/pt (800) 274-7911 what is proficiency testing? Proficiency Testing (PT) is an external quality control process. It...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2019-AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

2019-mips-playbook.pdf

...DPA18111684 MAKING SENSE OF MACRA 2019 MIPS PLAYBOOK 1 2019 AAFP MIPS PLAYBOOK Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 2 How to use this playbook 2 MAJOR QPP CHANGES 2018 TO 2019 3 2019 QPP PROVISIONS FOR SMALL PRACTICES 4 Small practice key points 4 MACRA OVERVIEW...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2019-mips-playbook.pdf

2019-mips-playbook.pdf

...DPA18111684 MAKING SENSE OF MACRA 2019 MIPS PLAYBOOK 1 2019 AAFP MIPS PLAYBOOK Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 2 How to use this playbook 2 MAJOR QPP CHANGES 2018 TO 2019 3 2019 QPP PROVISIONS FOR SMALL PRACTICES 4 Small practice key points 4 MACRA OVERVIEW...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2019-mips-playbook.pdf

2019-pt-handbook.pdf

...Handbook a proficiency testing program for office laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing aafp.org/pt PT Central Quick Start Instructions Login at: www.aafp.org/pt/ptcentral Select Log In to PT Central (not sign-in) Find your login and password on...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2019-pt-handbook.pdf

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Catalog

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Catalog

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2020-AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Distributor Order Form

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Distributor Order Form

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptdistorderform20.pdf

404 Not Found

...Not Found The requested URL /publications/nistpubs/800-34/sp800-34.pdf was not found on this server.

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/health_it_guides/NISTContingencyPlanGuide.pdf

90-day Grace Period FAQ

...90-DAY GRACE PERIOD FAQ Background The Affordable Care Act, and subsequent regulations released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), made numerous changes to the health insurance marketplace. One area of concern for family physicians is new regulations that...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/90DayFAQ.pdf

A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians

...A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment July 2016 Family physicians are invaluable assets in the health care system. Focused on the whole patient (as compared to subspecialists who typically focus on a single...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/Valuing-FPs.pdf

AAFP and Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) -- Practice Management

Aug 16, 2017 - Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) is an advanced primary care model built on learnings from the original CPC initiative.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/cpc-plus.html

AAFP Letter to the American Hospital Association on Medical Records for the TCM Code - ...

...Date July 13, 2016 James Skogsbergh Chairman American Hospital Association 155 N. Wacker Dr. Chicago, Illinois 60606 Dear Mr. Skogsbergh, On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians, which represents 124,900 family physicians and medical students across the country, I write...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/AHA-TCM-Letter.pdf

AAFP Practice Tools and Resources

...The AAFP offers a range of products developed to help you reach your ultimate career goal-more quality time with patients, while increasing your revenue. DPA16071230 AAFP Practice Tools and Resources UPDATED This easy-to-handle reference will help your practice staff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/FMXProductFlyer.pdf

AAFP TIPS - Agenda Setting -- Practice Management

Sep 6, 2019 - AAFP TIPS - Agenda Setting

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/agenda-setting.html

AAFP TIPS - Clinical Data Registries -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series Clinical Data Registries can help you uncover the benefits of registries, and learn how to select and implement them in your practice.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/clinical-data-registries.html

AAFP TIPS - Continuity of Care -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series Continuity of Care can help you examine continuity in ambulatory primary care, including measurement and improvement.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/continuity-of-care.html

AAFP TIPS - Empanelment -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series Empanelment can help you learn about the importance of patient panels and how to create them for physicians and care teams.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/empanelment.html

AAFP TIPS - Quality Improvement -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series Quality Improvement can help you explore the benefits, concepts, and steps for quality improvement that can enhance the care you provide.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/quality-improvement.html

AAFP TIPS - Team Documentation -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series can help you build a business case for team documentation and identify steps to implement it in your practice.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/team-documentation.html

AAFP TIPS - Team Documentation -- Practice Management

Jan 31, 2019 - AAFP TIPS Transformation in Practice Series can help you build a business case for team documentation and identify steps to implement it in your practice.

Practice Management : Practice Transformation

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/transformation/pi-tips/patient-outcomes.html

AAFP Webinar: CMS Primary Care First Models -- Physician Payment

Aug 26, 2019 - Watch this AAFP webinar to learn more about CMS Primary Cares Initiative, which provides new alternative payment models to reward outcomes, increase data transparency, and reduce administrative complexities.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/medicare-payment/aapms/cms-primary-cares-initiative/cms-primary-care-first-models-webinar.html

AAFP-Letter-BCBSRI.pdf

...August 1, 2018 Augustine A. Manocchia, MD Senior Medical Director Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island 500 Exchange Street Providence, RI 02903 Dear Dr. Manocchia: The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical students...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/AAFP-Letter-BCBSRI.pdf

AAFP-PT 2016 Brochure

...2016 A Proficiency Testing Program for Office Laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing. aafp.org/pt Order Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Continuing Education Information . . . . . . . . 1 POL Microscopy Atlas. . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTBrochure16.pdf

AAFP-PT 2016 Event Summary B

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-2 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 163 8.22 0.50 6.70-9.70 6.10 747 - Auto Diff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/16B-EventSum.pdf

AAFP-PT 2016-A Event Summary

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-1 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 145 6.25 0.27 5.40-7.00 4.35 747 - Auto Diff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/16A-EventSum.pdf

AAFP-PT 2016-C Event Summary

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-3 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 166 6.14 0.21 5.50-6.70 3.44 747 - Auto Diff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/16C-EventSum.pdf

AAFP-PT 2017-A Event Summary

...666 - Afinion Glycohemoglobin;998 - CVS Afinion Glycohemoglobin AFF-1 Glycohemoglobin Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% Labs Mean SD Range CV,% PG: Afinion Glycohemoglobin 163 8.19 0.21 7.60-8.80 2.56 747 - Auto Diff...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/17A-EventSum.pdf

AAFP-PT Additional Information/Change Request Form

...AAFP ID# ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Date: ___________________________ Practice Name: ______________________________________________________ State: ________ Information to be added or changed (mark all that apply): Laboratory Director ____...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AddInfoChangeReq.pdf

AAFP-PT Central -- AAFP-PT

Nov 14, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP-PT online system that provides easy reporting and online access for your laboratory.

Practice Management : Office Labs

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/labs/pt-central.html

AAFP-PT Corrected Evaluation Request

...Requests for corrected evaluations must be received by AAFP-PT within 30 days of the evaluation being emailed (see the notice included with your evaluation for the specific date). Corrections will only be made if an error occurred in the data evaluation process. AAFP-PT cannot issue...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/CorrectedEvalReq.pdf

AAFP-PT Proficiency Testing -- AAFP-PT

Feb 14, 2019 - AAFP-PT is laboratory proficiency testing from a name you can trust

Practice Management : Office Labs

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/labs/aafp-proficiency-testing.html

aafp-pt-certificate-a.pdf

...I certify that this individual has completed the above activity and completed the program requirements. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Shawna Swaffar, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA) AAFP-PT Technical Operations Specialist 11400...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-pt-certificate-a.pdf

aafp-pt-certificate-b.pdf

...certificate of completion ______________________________ has completed the following Continuing Education activity on ____________________. AAFP-PT is approved as a Provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-pt-certificate-b.pdf

aafp-pt-certificate-c.pdf

...certificate of completion ______________________________ has completed the following Continuing Education activity on ____________________. AAFP-PT is approved as a Provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-pt-certificate-c.pdf

AAFP-PT: Answers to Common Questions -- AAFP-PT

Feb 14, 2019 - Learn more about the AAFP laboratory proficiency testing program by viewing frequently asked questions, including ordering information, kit troubleshooting, and reporting.

Practice Management : Office Labs

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/labs/about/faq.html

AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

...2018 Catalog a proficiency testing program for office laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing. aafp.org/pt 2017 DPA_PT_Catalog Update_FINAL.indd 1 9/14/17 1:05 PM AT A GLANCE TO ORDER: www.aafp.org/pt (800) 274-7911 what is proficiency testing?...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

aafp-ptdistorderform.pdf

...Orders are not complete until an order form and a purchase order have been received. ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2017 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptdistorderform.pdf

aafp-ptdistorderform19.pdf

...Orders are not complete until an order form and a purchase order have been received. ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2018 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptdistorderform19.pdf

AAFP-PTHandbook.pdf

...2018 Handbook a proficiency testing program for office laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing. aafp.org/pt Dear AAFP-PT Participant: I’d like to personally welcome your laboratory to the 2018 AAFP-Proficiency Testing (AAFP-PT) program year! This handbook is...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTHandbook.pdf

AAFP-PTOffSchedOrderForm.pdf

...11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway Leawood, KS 6621-2672 (800) 274-7911 aafp.org/pt DPA17020350 The Process Subject to product availability, proficiency testing specimens are available throughout the program year. Laboratories enrolled in AAFP-PT, as well as other PT program...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTOffSchedOrderForm.pdf

aafp-ptorderform-2019.pdf

...ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2018 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost for testing modules. The annual registration fee is not prorated and is not refundable....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptorderform-2019.pdf

aafp-ptorderform-2020.pdf

...ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2019 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost for testing modules. The annual registration fee is not prorated and is not refundable....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptorderform-2020.pdf

aafp-ptorderform.pdf

...ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2017 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost for testing modules. The annual registration fee is not prorated and is not refundable....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptorderform.pdf

AAFP-PTReinstatementForm.pdf

...AAFP ID#: ________________________________________ CLIA ID#: ____________________________________ COLA# (if applicable): ____________________________________________________________________________ Practice Name: _____________________________________...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTReinstatementForm.pdf

AAFPPlaybookProof5

...2017 MIPS MAKING SENSE OF MACRA PLAYBOOK Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Two checklists that help you plan a course of action Step-by-step approach to navigating the CMS website How to use this playbook CHECKLIST FOR SMALL/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/macra-playbook.pdf

AAFPPlaybookProof5

...2017 MIPS MAKING SENSE OF MACRA PLAYBOOK Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Two checklists that help you plan a course of action Step-by-step approach to navigating the CMS website How to use this playbook CHECKLIST FOR SMALL/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/macra-playbook.pdf

About the AAFP-PT Evaluation -- AAFP-PT

Jan 4, 2018 - Find out how to review the AAFP-PT evaluation report including necessary terms and criteria explanations.

Practice Management : Office Labs

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/labs/pt-central/evaluation.html

Accountable Care Organizations -- Physician Payment

Mar 10, 2017 - Learn about accountable care organizations and how they empower physicians to manage quality care for patients.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/acos.html

Accountable Care Organizations: FAQ

...Accountable Care Organizations: A Physician’s Perspective What is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO)? Simply stated, an ACO is a group of health care providers that agree to take on a shared responsibility for the care of a defined population of patients, while assuring active...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ACOFAQ.pdf

ACO Data Management Decision Map

...Determine the existing data infrastructure Reconsider participation Are ACO, practice, and hospital data systems consolidated? Does the ACO have a good plan for integrating data from various practices? Does the ACO offer financial support for purchasing the EHR? Will...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ACODataMgmt.pdf

ACO Governance and Related Issues Decision Map

...Determine the governance structure of the ACO and the effects on family physicians. Reconsider participation Do the ACO leaders seem capable of managing the ACO? Can the leaders identify key stakeholders and their roles in the ACO? Are providers sufficiently represented...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ACOGovRelatedIssues.pdf

ACO Planning Guide -- Physician Payment

Feb 28, 2018 - Learn about accountable care organizations using our planning guide.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/acos/planning-guide.mem.html

ACO Practice Impacts Decision Map

...What can you expect as an initial practice assessment? What is the process for ongoing practice assessment? How often will on-site audits or other unautomated assessments occur? How are CMandC resources integrated with the practice? Determine how ACO systems,...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ACOPracticeImpacts.pdf

ACO-MSSP-Comparison.pdf

...Participants considering the MSSP need a broad understanding of the available tracks. The table below outlines similarities and differences of the risk and rewards associated with each. Topic/Subject Track 1 One-Sided Risk Model Track 1+ Two-Sided Risk Model Track 2...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACO-MSSP-Comparison.pdf

ACO-MSSP-Comparison.pdf

...Participants considering the MSSP need a broad understanding of the available tracks. The table below outlines similarities and differences of the risk and rewards associated with each. Topic/Subject Track 1 One-Sided Risk Model Track 1+ Two-Sided Risk Model Track 2...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACO-MSSP-Comparison.pdf

ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

...Advance Care Planning: What Patients Need to Know What is advance care planning? Advance care planning (ACP) enables you, your family, and/or caregiver to discuss end-of-life decisions with your physician. This Medicare service involves face-to-face time a physician or other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

...Advance Care Planning: What Patients Need to Know What is advance care planning? Advance care planning (ACP) enables you, your family, and/or caregiver to discuss end-of-life decisions with your physician. This Medicare service involves face-to-face time a physician or other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage

Original Medicare Beneficiary Liability Notice

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ABN.pdf

Advance Care Planning -- Physician Payment

Jan 29, 2019 - Advance care planning (ACP) is the face-to-face time a physician or other qualified health care professional spends with a patient, family member, or surrogate to explain and discuss advance directives. Two CPT codes are used to report ACP services: 99497 and 99498.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/medicare-coordination-services/acp.html

Advanced Alternative Payment Model (AAPM) FAQ -- Physician Payment

Feb 11, 2019 - Get the answers to your questions about Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPM) with the AAFP AAPM FAQ.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/medicare-payment/aapms/aapm-faq.html

Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs) -- Physician Payment

Jan 31, 2019 - Information on Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs), one of the two new payment tracks created under MACRA.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/medicare-payment/aapms.html

Agenda for First Meeting of PSMS Pilot Project Team

...I. Quick Review: What is patient self-management support (PSMS)? II. Why should we integrate PSMS into our practice? • To improve clinical outcomes, especially for our patients who have chronic conditions • To decrease instances of frustration because patients don’t comply...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/patientcare/PSMSAgenda.pdf

Am I Ready for Risk in an Advanced Alternative Payment Model ACO?

...Am I ready for risk in an Advanced Alternative Payment Model ACO? Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP Disclaimer  The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/webcasts/ReadyRiskAdvancedAltPaymentModelACO.pdf

Am I Ready for Risk in an Advanced Alternative Payment Model ACO? | AAFP Webcast -- ...

May 2, 2017 - Purchase access to this webcast to learn about how before accepting risk contracts, physicians need a comprehensive knowledge of risks, rewards, and the underlying cost of doing business.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/acos/ready-risk-aapm-aco.html

Anti-kickback and Stark Compliance -- Regulatory Compliance

Jan 7, 2015 - Get answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding anti-kickback and Stark compliance information.

Practice Management : Regulatory

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/compliance/stark.html

Assessing Self-management Ability

...The following questions may help you assess your patient’s ability to self-manage his or her own health. If possible, ask the questions when a family member or caregiver is present. If any answers concern you, consider following up with other assessments, such as the Mini-Mental State...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/patientcare/PSMSAbilityAssess.pdf

Avoiding a Hospital Privilege Dispute -- Hospital Privileging

Oct 18, 2017 - These questions and answers will help you avoid or prepare for a hospital privilege dispute.

Practice Management : Practice Ownership, Administration, and Staffing

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/administration/privileging/avoid-disputes.mem.html

Basics of Quality Improvement -- Practice Management

Mar 27, 2018 - Quality improvement (QI) is a systematic, formal approach to the analysis of practice performance and efforts to improve performance.

Practice Management : Quality Improvement

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/improvement/basics.html

BrainstormingQuestions.doc

...Brainstorming Questions: Promoting the Availability of Email Use these questions to help your team think through how to promote your new email service. What are we trying to do? · Raise awareness? · Change patients’ behavior? Why are we doing this? · What need are we...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/healthit/BrainstormingQuestions.doc

BrainstormOnlineSchedule.doc

...Brainstorming Questions for First Meeting -- Online Appointment Scheduling Team These questions may help your team stay focused: What will this team do? · Assess whether practice and patients are ready for online appointment scheduling · Determine roles and responsibilities...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/patientcare/BrainstormOnlineSchedule.doc

Care Management and Value-based Care -- Physician Payment

Feb 25, 2019 - Empanelment and risk-stratified care management can help you develop care plans to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/value-based-care-payment/empanelment-risk-stratification.html

Care Management Calculator

...Original Engine Total by Age Total Entered by Age Total by Condition 1. Chronic Conditions Prevalence Estimator 1992 Miranda Moore: Miranda Moore: Why are the numbers off by 8? 2000 1992 Age Expected 0 conditions Expected 1 conditions Expected 2 conditions Expected 3...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/CMCalc.xlsm

Changing the Status of a Laboratory -- CLIA

Jan 7, 2015 - Find out the various requirements for changing the status of a lab.

Practice Management : Regulatory

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia/lab-status.html

Chronic Care Management - AAFP Webcast -- Physician Payment

Mar 6, 2017 - Purchase access to this webcast to learn about implementing chronic care management in your practice.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/medicare-coordination-services/chronic-care/ccm-paid-for-best.html

Chronic Care Management (CCM) -- Physician Payment

Feb 11, 2019 - Learn how to get paid for the new Medicare chronic care management fee.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/medicare-coordination-services/chronic-care.html

Chronic Care Management:

...Chronic Care Management: GETTING PAID FOR WHAT WE DO BEST! Leisa Bailey, M.D. Disclaimer • The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is constantly...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/webcasts/CCMGettingPaidBest.pdf

Claims #236 NQF #0018: Controlling High Blood Pressure

2017 Individual Measures

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/controlling-high-blood-pressure-claims.pdf

CLIA and Quality Assurance -- CLIA

Jan 7, 2015 - Find out how the CLIA standards for lab quality assurance apply to your practice.

Practice Management : Regulatory

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia/quality-assurance.html

CLIA Inspections -- CLIA

Jan 7, 2015 - Find information regarding CLIA inspections for both basic inspections and specialty labs.

Practice Management : Regulatory

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia/inspections.html

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)

Dec 3, 2015 - Review the regulatory standards that apply to all clinical lab testing performed on humans that may apply to your practice.

Practice Management : Regulatory

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia.html

Closing Your Practice Checklist

...Closing Your Practice Checklist Notifications (60 to 90 days prior to closing). ✓STAFF  Organize a staff meeting to notify employees of practice closure.  Prepare to hire temporary staff if current employees leave prior to closing date. ✓PATienTS  Prepare and send...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/admin_staffing/ClosingPracticeChecklist.pdf

CMS Primary Cares Initiatives - New Alternative Payment Models for Primary Care ...

May 13, 2019 - Primary Cares Initiative, the program recently announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), provides new alternative payment models for primary care physicians, including Primary Care First and Direct Contracting.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/medicare-payment/aapms/cms-primary-cares-initiative.html

Coding Basics -- Physician Payment

Apr 24, 2018 - Find medical billing coding information so you can get paid for the services you offer in your practice.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/coding-basics.html

Coding for Evaluation and Management Services -- Physician Payment

Dec 10, 2018 - Maximize payment and reduce stress by understanding how to properly document and code for evaluation and management (E/M) services.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/evaluation-management.html

Coding for Newborn Care Services (99460, 99461, and 99463) -- Physician Payment

Dec 22, 2017 - Find out the coding procedures for care given to newborn patients.

Practice Management : Payment for Physicians

https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/payment/coding/newborn.html

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