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AAFP Guidance Adds Context to Medicare Payment Data

Analysis Outlines Pros, Cons of CMS' Latest Move Toward Transparency

April 23, 2014 08:22 pm — For decades, Medicare payments to physicians were kept confidential, but after a lengthy court battle that ended last June, the records now have been opened to the public. The newly released financial data cover more than 880,000 health care professionals who collectively received about $77 billion in 2012 from the Medicare Part B fee-for-service program.

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Immunization Resources Aim to Keep You Up-to-Date

The AAFP has mailed laminated copies of the 2014 immunization schedules and other resources to active members and residents. The 2014 Shots mobile app and website also are now available.
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