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2012NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

...the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) create an additional online community for family physicians related to prenatal care and obstetrics on the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Connection and that the presence of this social media tool be promoted....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2012NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

2013 Advocacy Report

...both sides of the debate. While the resolution is an attempt to align 16 AAFP policy on this question with that of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, it 17 is the AAFP’s responsibility to make its own evidence-based decisions. 18 19 The committee pointed to questions...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2013-advocacy-report.pdf

2013 Practice Enhancement Report

...be evidence-based. Physician 19 credentialing should allow for any and all combinations of competencies in adult, 20 pediatric and obstetric care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. 21 22 Recognizing that on rare occasions minimum quotas (or numbers) may be...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2013-pe-report.pdf

2013 Practice Enhancement Resolutions

...be evidence-based. Physician 32 credentialing should allow for any and all combinations of competencies in adult, 33 pediatric and obstetric care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. 34 35 Recognizing that on rare occasions minimum quotas (or numbers) may be...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2013-pe-resolutions.pdf

2013NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

...possible, be evidence-based. Physician credentialing should allow for any and all combinations of competencies in adult, pediatric and obstetric care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. · Recognizing that on rare occasions minimum quotas (or numbers) may be required...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2013NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

2014NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

...(HRSA) and others to investigate ways to promote and advocate for training family physicians to provide full spectrum care, including obstetrics with an emphasis on providing rural and underserved care. Women, Minority Education Commission on Education Accept for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2014NCSCSummaryofActions.docx

2015 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Education

...and 26 27 WHEREAS, professional medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics 28 and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology have put forth position papers calling 29 for increased educational training of medical professionals with regard to health...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2015-education.pdf

2017 Agenda for the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement

...5. Resolution No. 5005 Increasing the Number of Family Physicians Providing Operative Obstetrics 6. Resolution No. 5006 Coverage of Assisted Reproductive Technologies 7. Resolution No. 5007 Support Income Transparency to Achieve Equitable Pay Among Family Physicians 8....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/PracticeEnhancementAgenda2017.pdf

2017 Hurricanes, Wildfires Impact ACOs' Ability to Succeed

The AAFP has asked for changes to a CMS interim final rule regarding 2017 disasters and accountable care organization policies.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180220msspdisaster.html

2017 NCCL Resolutions with Actions

...toolkit for use by family physicians seeking to become credentialed in the provision of maternity care, including high-risk and operative obstetrics, and be it further RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians maternity credentialing toolkit include resources...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/2017NCCLResolutions.pdf

2017 Report of the Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement

...for use by family physicians seeking 37 to become credentialed in the provision of maternity care, including high-risk and operative 38 obstetrics, and be it further 39 40 RESOLVED, That the American Academy of Family Physicians maternity credentialing 41 toolkit include resources...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/PracticeEnhancementReport2017.pdf

2018 Agenda of the Reference Committee on Education

...supporting it as a first-line aspect of contraceptive care with assurance of insurance coverage, and 8 9 WHEREAS, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has both a position statement 10 and online links to information regarding implementation of long-acting, reversible...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/18EducationReferenceCommitteeAgenda.pdf

2018 Agenda of the Reference Committee on Health of the Public and Science

...proper management of many obstetrical emergencies as outlined in the American Academy 25 of Family Physicians, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics curriculum, and 26 27 WHEREAS, skin-to-skin contact is the standard of care for healthy newborns in the newborn period 28 to optimize...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/business/18HealthPublicScienceReferenceCommitteeAgenda.pdf

2018 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions at the Academy's 2018 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20180428ncclelections.html

2018-2019 Influenza Vaccine Is Effective, Says CDC

On Feb. 15, the CDC released a pair of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports that offer interim information on the 2018-2019 influenza season and address this season's flu vaccine effectiveness.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190220fluvaccine.html

2019 AAFP Member Satisfaction Survey Is Coming Soon

Active AAFP and resident members will soon have an opportunity to tell the Academy what they think about being a member and what the AAFP can do to best serve the needs of members and drive the specialty forward.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190402membersatsurv.html

2019 MIPS Data Submission Deadline Approaching Fast

Family physicians and other eligible clinicians have until March 31 to report their 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System data.

https://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20200306submitmipsdata.html

2019 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions at the Academy's 2019 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190427nccl-elections.html

2019 NCCL Summary of Actions

...residents in family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, pediatrics, internal medicine, neurology, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and anesthesiology, and orthopedic surgeons and emergency room physicians to take a course on the appropriate use of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/events/alf_ncsc/2019NCCLSummaryofActions.pdf

2019 NRMP Match Marks Decade of Growth for Family Medicine

The 2019 Match numbers mark a decade of year-over-year growth for family medicine, with a total of 3,848 medical students and graduates matching into the specialty -- 313 more than in 2018.

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190315matchday.html

2019 Preview Includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Steven Waldren, M.D., M.S., shares some of the work the AAFP has started to ease physicians' administrative burden through the use of new and emerging technology.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190102waldrenqa.html

2020 AAFP Commission Members

List of 2020 AAFP Commission members.

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/about/meet-our-leadership/commissions/2020-members.html

2020 Member Survey Is Your Change to Steer AAFP's Work

The AAFP's 2020 Member Satisfaction Survey was emailed on Feb. 29 to all active members who have not opted out of email surveys. There's still time for members who had opted out to receive the survey before the March 31 deadline.

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20200304membersurvey.html

2021 E/M Coding Reference Cards

Order the 2021 E/M coding reference cards to assist in the family physician's practice. Maximize payment and reduce the stress associated with audits by understanding how to properly document and code for E/M services.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/e-m-coding-reference-cards.html

2021 E/M Payment Boost Intact, Academy Reports

An AAFP summary of CMS' proposed 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule confirms that the increase in payment to family physicians announced last year is still set to begin in 2021.

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20200827mpfs.html

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