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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AAFP to ONC: Ease Burdens, Address Standing Goals -- AAFP News

Jan 19, 2015 - The AAFP says the federal government's five-year strategic plan for health information technology should ease physicians' administrative burdens and build on goals set a decade ago.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150119oncplanltr.html

Guard Against Provider Network Inadequacy, AAFP Tells CMS -- AAFP News

Jan 14, 2015 - As CMS prepares to lay out instructions to insurers participating in the federal health marketplace in 2016, the AAFP jumps in to voice its concerns about narrow networks.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150114cms-naicnarrowltrs.html

CMS Announces 14-day Hold on Medicare Part B Claims -- AAFP News

Jan 7, 2015 - CMS has announced a two-week hold on processing Medicare Part B claims with dates of service from Jan. 1 through Jan. 14 to correct errors found after publication of the 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20150107partbclaimshold.html

Proposed Changes to Federal Exchanges Elicit AAFP Comments -- AAFP News

Dec 23, 2014 - For the 2016 plan coverage year, CMS is considering whether to require health plans sold on the federally facilitated exchanges to provide coverage with no cost-sharing for three primary care visits annually.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141223cmsltr3visits.html

Defense Authorization Act Eliminates Military's Tobacco Discount -- AAFP News

Dec 15, 2014 - The just-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act eliminates the discount for tobacco sold at military exchanges, but also prohibits banning the sale of tobacco products in such facilities.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141215ndaatobacco.html

AAFP Denounces 113th Congress' Failure to Tackle Medicare, Medicaid Payment -- AAFP ...

Dec 17, 2014 - The 113th Congress' ability to follow through on payment reform legislation that would have ensured seniors' continued access to primary care services, that familiar idiom applies.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141217congressfail.html

Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., Named Nation's 19th Surgeon General -- AAFP News

Dec 16, 2014 - The nomination of physician educator and practicing internist Vivek Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., to become U.S. surgeon general has finally earned the Senate's thumbs-up.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141216murthyconfirm.html

Government and Medicine -- AAFP News

Nov 10, 2011 - This is the topic page for AAFP News' Government and Medicine section.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

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

Physician 'Open Payments' Data Available for Public Viewing -- AAFP News

Oct 3, 2014 - On Sept. 30, CMS released the first set of data in conjunction with the agency's Open Payments transparency program.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141003openpaylive.html

AAFP Summarizes Final 2015 Medicare Fee Schedule for Your Convenience -- AAFP News

Nov 5, 2014 - On Oct. 31, CMS released the final version of its 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule. To aid members, the AAFP has created a summary that highlights portions important to primary care, such as implementation of the new chronic care management fee, handling of misvalued CPT codes, and ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141105finalfeeschedule.html

New Chronic Care Management Payment Included in Proposed 2015 Medicare Fee Schedule ...

Jul 9, 2014 - The proposed 2015 Medicare physician fee schedule CMS released last week includes a 20.9 percent cut in physician payments called for by the sustainable growth rate formula, but it also includes a per patient, per month payment for chronic care management services for patients with two ...

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/201407092015mpfs.html

New VA Program Expanding Veterans' Access to Care Up and Running -- AAFP News

Nov 12, 2014 - Department Veterans Affairs, VA hospitals, Veterans Access Choice and Accountability Act, Veterans Choice Program, Medicare

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20141112vainterimrule.html

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