Practice & Professional Issues

Recent Practice & Professional Issues Stories

12/06/2016 — Speakers at a forum hosted by the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care said accountable care organizations offer a glimpse into the future of value-based payment.

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12/05/2016 — The AAFP is offering family physicians a webinar on ICD-10 coding that will go a long way toward preparing them for value-based payment.

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11/30/2016 — California-based researchers conducted a qualitative study to learn how health coaches support and work with patients, identifying seven themes they used to create a conceptual model showing how the two groups collaborate.

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11/22/2016 — Researchers found that high-deductible insurance plans are causing some patients to delay or forgo necessary care, making their conditions worse.

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