Practice & Professional Issues

Recent Practice & Professional Issues Stories

03/22/2017 — The AAFP has responded to CMS' proposed payment and policy changes to Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2018, focusing its comments on quality measures, Part D formulary submissions and network adequacy determinations.

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03/15/2017 — In a study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, researchers found that one-third of family physicians surveyed provide palliative care.

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03/09/2017 — Brian Forrest, M.D., has seen first-hand why it's so vital that bodies such as the National Quality Forum's Cardiovascular Standing Committee benefit from the expertise of family physicians.

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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Proposals Call for Better Primary Care Incentive Payments

03/08/2017 — During a recent meeting, members of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed how changes to new payment models might give primary care physicians more flexibility.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

Share the insights and experiences of new-to-practice family physicians.

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