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Malawi-based FP to Talk About Practicing Internationally

AAFP to Host "Family Medicine On Air" Event on World Family Doctor Day

05/17/2016 — To celebrate World Family Doctor Day on May 19, the AAFP is hosting a "Family Medicine On Air" Google Hangout featuring John Parks, M.D., who is currently based in Malawi.

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05/17/2016 — A recent study showed Medicare Advantage enrollees have a lower rate of avoidable hospitalizations compared with traditional fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries.

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Robert Graham Center Primary Care Forum

Panelists Say Payment Must Support Team-based Care

05/04/2016 — Speakers at a recent forum said new payment models must address the need for greater spending on primary care and put a sharper focus on team-based care.

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AAFP Welcomes HHS Release of Proposed Rule for New Payment Models

Academy Begins Analysis to Ensure Proposal Supports Family Medicine

04/28/2016 — On April 27, HHS released a long-awaited proposed rule that will guide implementation of new payment models under Medicare.

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