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AAFP Calls for Revisions in Proposed 2017 Physician Fee Schedule

CMS Proposal Signals Significant Boost in Primary Care Payment

08/24/2016 — The AAFP is commending the 2017 proposed Medicare physician fee schedule for valuing primary care but has also called for many revisions to the proposal.

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08/23/2016 — The AAFP gave CMS frank feedback detailing how the agency should change a proposal to create new patient relationship codes that may factor into incentive payments.

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08/16/2016 — The new Medicare Advantage Value-based Insurance Design Model initiative will permit health plans to be more flexible when designing incentives for enrollees.

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08/16/2016 — The AAFP told CMS in a recent letter that patient satisfaction survey results should be used only to incentivize, not penalize, physicians.

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