MACRA ready
Dr. Wanda Filer

President's Message: Keep Up the Good Work You Do

John Meigs, Jr., MD, FAAFP recently shared his thoughts on MACRA, physician burnout, and the potential that comes with change. Read what he has to say in this President's Message.

Macra 101

Meet MACRA­—the future of health care.

Find out the basics of MACRA means for you and your practice: answers to the most frequently asked questions, informative video modules explaining the MIPS and APM payment tracks, and a list of the acronyms and definitions associated with MACRA.

Understanding Your Pathway to MACRA

The road through MACRA on the way to value-based payment can seem confusing. Our infographic highlights the path options you will choose, and when used with other AAFP resources, can help you decide which pathway works best for your practice.

Pick Your Pace

CMS has named 2017 a transition year to “Pick Your Pace," which gives you time to learn and adjust to the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Learn what to do in order to avoid a 2019 negative payment adjustment.

Final MACRA Implementation Rule:
The AAFP Has Your Back

The final rule was released on October, 14th. The AAFP is currently reading and studying the rule with a family medicine lens.

The Executive Summary of the MACRA final rule is a highlight reel packed with the key takeaways.
 

This table illustrates how AAFP successfully shaped the final rule and which areas will continue to be a focus in 2017.

Read about the AAFP's effort to influence the final rule with a focus on protecting family medicine.
 

Making Sense of MACRA Series  

Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture

Payment reform is right around the corner. SGR is out. MACRA is in. It’s time to wrap your head around the shift to value-based payment.

 

Using Data to Prepare
 

Use your QRUR to discover practice improvements that maximize payments, both now and when MACRA begins.

 

Get Paid with the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV)

Learn how implementing the AWV can optimize revenue and improve Medicare quality and cost with minimal impact to your practice under MACRA.

MACRA news

The AAFP is shaping how MACRA will affect you from AAFP News.

Learn how »

Important Dates

MACRA’s rollout will be here sooner than you think. Here’s your chance to familiarize yourself with the payment reform timeline.
Learn the important dates »(1 page PDF)

MACRAnyms

Get familiar with all the acronyms used in the new world of MACRA. Let us help you wade through the alphabet soup with our acronym guide.
See the list of useful acronyms »

MIPS Readiness Assessment

The Merit-based Incentive Payment System will consolidate three existing quality reporting programs and add one new performance category; take steps to gauge how ready you are today for the 2019 implementation.

The AAFP Has Your Back

The AAFP is your one-stop resource for everything MACRA. As new MACRA details become available, count on the AAFP to keep you informed.

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MACRA Series Part 1

Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture

Payment reform is right around the corner. SGR is out. MACRA is in. It’s time to wrap your head around the shift to value-based payment.

MACRA Series Part 2

Start Today, Prepare for Tomorrow

Learn about three of the programs that make up MIPS and what you can do now to get ready for MACRA implementation in 2017.

MACRA Series Part 3

Using Data to Prepare
 

Use your QRUR to discover practice improvements that maximize payments, both now and when MACRA begins.

MACRA in a Minute

Want information on MACRA, but only have a minute? Start here with this 60-second overview.

Dr. John Meigs

The AAFP Announces MACRA Ready

Dr. Wanda Filer, MD, unveiled MACRA Ready earlier this year. Watch an archive of the announcement.