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AAFP President Tells Senators How EHRs Help, Hurt Physicians -- AAFP News

Mar 19, 2015 - AAFP President Robert Wergin, M.D., of Milford, Neb., testified this week before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee about electronic health records.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150319werginsenate.html

AAFP Wins House Battle for Full SGR Repeal, Takes Fight to Senate -- AAFP News

Mar 26, 2015 - For the first time in 12 years, true Medicare reform became feasible when the House of Representatives voted March 26 for a full repeal of the Medicare sustainable growth rate formula.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150326housesgrvote.html

Advocacy Tools Enable FPs to Tell Congress to Repeal SGR -- AAFP News

Mar 17, 2015 - The AAFP is helping members urge Congress to repeal the unpopular Medicare sustainable growth rate formula before March 31 to prevent a looming 21 percent payment cut.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150317sgrrepeal.html

Panelists Call Medicare Advantage Model for Chronic Care -- AAFP News

Mar 16, 2015 - During a recent forum, a group of health policymakers discussed ways to improve delivery of care and payment for chronic care patients.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150316medicareadvantage.html

CMS Pushes MU Attestation, PQRS Reporting Deadlines to March 20 -- AAFP News

Feb 25, 2015 - CMS has pushed the meaningful use attestation deadline for the Medicare EHR (electronic health record) Incentive Program to March 20.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150225mudeadline.html

40-Mile Rule Gives More Veterans Access to Non-VA Docs -- AAFP News

Mar 25, 2015 - About twice as many military veterans will be eligible to see a physician who is not affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) under a new standard for measuring the distance from a veteran's home to the nearest VA facility.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150325varule.html

HHS, ONC Release Proposed Rules on MU, 2015 Edition Certification Criteria -- AAFP News

Mar 23, 2015 - HHS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released two proposed rules aimed at supporting interoperable health IT nationwide.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150323mu3.html

MedPAC Asks Congress to Boost Primary Care Payments -- AAFP News

Mar 23, 2015 - The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission gave Congress a report that advocates increasing Medicare payments and greater equity for primary care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150323medpac.html

CMS Plans to Revise Meaningful Use in 2015 -- AAFP News

Feb 3, 2015 - The AAFP has welcomed a CMS announcement that the agency intends to make physician participation in the meaningful use program easier in 2015.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150203cmsmuredo.html

HHS Lays Out Path Away From Fee-for-Service Medicare Payment -- AAFP News

Feb 4, 2015 - HHS announced a detailed set of goals and timetables for moving Medicare physician payments away from fee-for-service to alternative models.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150204hhspayment.html

SGR Repeal Faces Uphill Climb, Say House Members -- AAFP News

Feb 5, 2015 - Two House lawmakers said repealing the Medicare sustainable growth rate will be a tough task during the upcoming session, but both are committed to the goal.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150205burgessgreen.html

AAFP Calls for CCM Coverage, Solid Networks, Standardized Directories -- AAFP News

Mar 9, 2015 - In a recent letter to CMS, the AAFP asked for assurance that Medicare Advantage plans would cover the new chronic care management code and urged standardization of provider directories.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150309cmsltrmedadvantage.html

Don't Exempt Cigars From FDA Regulation, AAFP Tells House -- AAFP News

Mar 6, 2015 - The AAFP recently signed on to a letter to U.S. representatives strongly opposing a bill intended to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from FDA regulation.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150306cigarletter.html

Immunizations Get Top Billing in Meeting With Surgeon General -- AAFP News

Mar 2, 2015 - Two top federal officials met with AAFP Board members to discuss public health and expanding access to medical care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150302surg-genboard.html

House Members Offer Support for Primary Care Issues -- AAFP News

Mar 2, 2015 - AAFP leaders last week met with two House lawmakers about major issues affecting primary care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150302hillvisits.html

VA Payments for Physicians in New Program Fall Short of Expectations -- AAFP News

Feb 25, 2015 - According to an interim final rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs, payments to physicians who participate in the Veterans Choice Program are set below Medicare rates.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150225valetter.html

Congress Wrestles With Questions Surrounding SGR Repeal -- AAFP News

Jan 26, 2015 - A House subcommittee appears ready to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate but has stopped short of identifying ways to pay for it.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150126SGRhearing.html

AAFP Pushes for Senate to Repeal Sustainable Growth Rate -- AAFP News

Mar 30, 2015 - With the first hurdle to full repeal of the Medicare sustainable growth rate crossed with bipartisan House support last week, the AAFP is making a final push on the pending legislation before the Senate returns from its spring recess.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150330sgrsenate.html

Proposed CMS Rule on ACOs Draws Sharp Response From AAFP -- AAFP News

Feb 18, 2015 - The AAFP asked CMS to revise a proposed rule for accountable care organizations to encourage more physicians to join and continue to participate.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150218acoletter.html

Guard Against Narrow Networks in Medicare Advantage Plans, Says AAFP -- AAFP News

Feb 18, 2015 - The AAFP is asking CMS to take stronger action against insurance companies that decide to limit their Medicare Advantage plans' provider networks.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150218narrownetworks.html

Reform GME Funding, AAFP, Others Urge House Committee -- AAFP News

Jan 20, 2015 - The AAFP and the Council of Academic Family Medicine say graduate medical education funding should better support community-based training and help alleviate the nation's shortage of primary care physicians.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150120housegmeltr.html

Payment Tops AAFP's List of Advocacy Issues -- AAFP News

Jan 6, 2015 - Advocacy issues the AAFP tackled on members' behalf in 2014 ranged from physician payment to ensuring veterans receive timely and appropriate primary care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150106yir-advocacy.html

ONC Maps Out Plan to Improve Nation's Health IT -- AAFP News

Feb 12, 2015 - The federal government recently issued a draft document intended to serve as the nation's health IT road map to interoperability.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150212oncroadmap.html

AAFP Signs on to Brief Defending ACA Tax Subsidies -- AAFP News

Feb 2, 2015 - The AAFP signed on to a friends-of-the-court brief defending subsidies for people who purchased health insurance on federally facilitated state exchanges.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150202kingburwell.html

Surgeon General Lays Out Goals That Align With AAFP's -- AAFP News

Jan 29, 2015 - Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., visited with the AAFP and other health care leaders on Jan. 29 during a stop on his Surgeon General House Calls Listening Tour.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150129surgeongenvisit.html

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