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Recent Government & Medicine Stories

01/12/2017 — In a recent letter to CMS, the AAFP again took advantage of the opportunity to outline changes the agency should make to the outpatient prospective payment system.

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2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

AAFP Reminds CMS of Issues Not Addressed in Final Rule

01/11/2017 — In a year-end letter to CMS, the AAFP highlighted unfinished business the agency failed to address in the final 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule.

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AAFP Blasts VA Decision Granting APRNs Full Practice Authority

Final Rule Shortsighted, Harmful to Veterans

12/16/2016 — The AAFP slammed a final rule issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs that grants advanced practice registered nurses independent practice authority.

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Governors Look to Ease Nationwide Health IT Interoperability

National Governors Association Releases New Resource

12/15/2016 — The National Governors Association recently released new resources to help states improve the flow of information between health care professionals.

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