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AAFP Tools Ready for Those Considering Primary Care First

New Payment Model Is Promising for Some but Not for Everyone, Academy Says

11/26/2019 — The Primary Care First program is structurally sound and directionally appropriate, but it isn't for everyone. The Academy has developed tools to help members decide whether to apply.

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11/19/2019 — New research from the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care explores the declining presence of family physicians in hospital-based care.

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11/07/2019 — The connected medical devices that are becoming so valuable to physicians and patients alike require a thoughtful approach to maintaining their security, according to a new report.

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Thinking of Forming a MIPS Virtual Group for 2020?

Deadline to Notify CMS of Intent to Participate Is Dec. 31

11/06/2019 — Family physicians who plan to form a virtual group for reporting during the 2020 Merit-based Incentive Payment System performance period must notify CMS of their intent by Dec. 31.

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Are You MACRA Ready?

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