Practice & Professional Issues

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New Tool Lets Physicians View Status of Quality Measures

CMS, AAFP Aim for Measure Alignment Across Payers

11/28/2017 — CMS has released a resource that will help family physicians get a handle on quality measures that have been implemented, are being developed or have been removed.

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Annals of Family Medicine Research

Use Field-tested Tactics to Improve Care, Reduce Costs

11/27/2017 — New research published in Annals of Family Medicine reveals 13 attributes that are frequently found in high-value primary care practices.

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Taming Hospital Credentialing, Privileging Disputes

AAFP Commissions Legal Opinion to Aid Family Physicians

11/14/2017 — AAFP members now have access to a legal opinion commissioned by the Academy that supports credentialing decisions based on a physician's qualifications.

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11/13/2017 — Although telehealth can increase access and reduce costs, physicians are still looking for the best ways to use the technology to improve patient care.

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