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2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Catalog

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Catalog

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2020-AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Distributor Order Form

2020 AAFP Proficiency Testing Distributor Order Form

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptdistorderform20.pdf

Notificación previa de NO-cobertura al beneficiario (ABN)

Spanish version of Original Medicare Beneficiary Liability Notice

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/SpanishABN.pdf

2021 Office Visit Evaluation and Management Services

Talking Points for Employed Physicians

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Talking-Points-Employed-Physicianss.pdf

2021 Office Visit Evaluation and Management Documentation Changes: Questions to Ask ...

Questions to Ask Your Vendors

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EMDocChanges-VendorQuestions.pdf

ICD-10 Timeline

...O c to b e r 20 15 an d o n g in g S e p te m b e r 2 0 15 C o m p le te b e tw e e n J a n u a ry - A p ri l 2 0 15 C o m p le te b e tw e e n O c to b e r - D e c e m...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/ICD10Timeline.pdf

The Development of Joint Principles: Integrating Behavorial Health Care Into the ...

...FAMILY MEDICINE UPDATES ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE ✦ WWW.ANNFAMMED.ORG ✦ VOL. 12, NO. 2 ✦ MARCH/APRIL 2014 183 ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE ✦ WWW.ANNFAMMED.ORG ✦ VOL. 12, NO. 2 ✦ MARCH/APRIL 2014 182 From the American Academy of Family Physicians From the American...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/initiatives/PCMHJoint2014Update.pdf

Sample Huddle Agendas

...Sample Huddle Agendas Care Team Huddle (Beginning of the day: 5-10 minutes) • Review the day’s schedule. Are any changes necessary? • What are team assignments for the day? • Are rooms set up with needed supplies? • Are needed reports and information available? • What challenges...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/practorg/HuddleAgendas.pdf

Designate Your Planned Care Team

...Designate Your Planned Care Team Pre-visit Tasks Who Resources Needed Training Needed Supported by an educational grant to the American Academy of Family Physicians from GlaxoSmithKline. Visit Tasks Who Resources Needed Training Needed Post-visit Tasks Who Resources Needed...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/qualitycare/CareTeams.pdf

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Programs by State

...Coronavirus (COVID-19) Financial Assistance Programs Overview of Chart Below is a chart that lists COVID-19 financial assistance programs by state. The AAFP does not endorse any of the financial assistance programs below. This is for informational purposes only and is not an...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/COVID19-Financial-Assistance.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions about Transitional Care Management

...Q1: What is transitional care management (TCM)? A1: TCM includes services provided to a patient whose medical and/or psychosocial problems require moderate or high-complexity medical decision making during transitions in care from an inpatient hospital setting (including acute...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/TCMFAQ.pdf

Closing Your Practice Checklist

...Closing Your Practice Checklist Notifications (60 to 90 days prior to closing). ✓STAFF  Organize a staff meeting to notify employees of practice closure.  Prepare to hire temporary staff if current employees leave prior to closing date. ✓PATienTS  Prepare and send...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/admin_staffing/ClosingPracticeChecklist.pdf

aafp-ptorderform-2020.pdf

...ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2019 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost for testing modules. The annual registration fee is not prorated and is not refundable....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptorderform-2020.pdf

2019-pt-handbook.pdf

...Handbook a proficiency testing program for office laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing aafp.org/pt PT Central Quick Start Instructions Login at: www.aafp.org/pt/ptcentral Select Log In to PT Central (not sign-in) Find your login and password on...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2019-pt-handbook.pdf

AAFP-PTOffSchedOrderForm.pdf

...11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway Leawood, KS 6621-2672 (800) 274-7911 aafp.org/pt DPA17020350 The Process Subject to product availability, proficiency testing specimens are available throughout the program year. Laboratories enrolled in AAFP-PT, as well as other PT program...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AAFP-PTOffSchedOrderForm.pdf

AAFP-PT Additional Information/Change Request Form

...AAFP ID# ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Date: ___________________________ Practice Name: ______________________________________________________ State: ________ Information to be added or changed (mark all that apply): Laboratory Director ____...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/AddInfoChangeReq.pdf

AAFP-PT Corrected Evaluation Request

...Requests for corrected evaluations must be received by AAFP-PT within 30 days of the evaluation being emailed (see the notice included with your evaluation for the specific date). Corrections will only be made if an error occurred in the data evaluation process. AAFP-PT cannot issue...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/CorrectedEvalReq.pdf

corrective-action.pdf

...Laboratory Name: ________________________________________________________________________ CLIA #: ____________________ Testing Event: ___________________________________________________________________________ Year: ______________________ Proficiency Testing Module:...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/corrective-action.pdf

unsatisfactory-pt-checklist%20.PDF

...This form is provided as a reference tool to investigate the possible causes of unsatisfactory proficiency testing results. Not all errors can be identified with one particular tool. Laboratories should consider the unique factors for each test system and expand its investigation when...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/unsatisfactory-pt-checklist%20.PDF

AAFP-Letter-BCBSRI.pdf

...August 1, 2018 Augustine A. Manocchia, MD Senior Medical Director Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island 500 Exchange Street Providence, RI 02903 Dear Dr. Manocchia: The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical students...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/AAFP-Letter-BCBSRI.pdf

Final%20-%202021%20Catalog.pdf

...2021 Catalog a proficiency testing program for laboratories The right choice for proficiency testing. aafp.org/pt AT A GLANCE TO ORDER: www.aafp.org/pt (800) 274-7911 what is proficiency testing? Proficiency Testing (PT) is an external quality control process. It is the...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/Final%20-%202021%20Catalog.pdf

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: What Patients Need to Know

...Medicare Annual Wellness Visit What Patients Need to Know February 2017 1. What is the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit? The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a way for our practice to keep you as healthy as possible. Our practice helps you develop or update a personalized...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/AWV-Patient-Need-to-Know.pdf

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Patient Letter

...A word to our patients about MEDICARE ANNUAL WELLNESS VISITS April 2017 DPA17030588 Medicare pays for a single wellness visit once a year to identify health risks and help you to reduce them. Some commercial entities provide these visits independently of physician practices....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/AWV-Patient-Letter.pdf

pcf-dashboard-final.xlsx

...READ ME Practice Data Patient Panel Information Estimated Number of Medicare FFS Beneficiaries 2000 Average HCC Score of Attributed Medicare FFS Beneficiaries 1.12 PCF Practice Risk Group Group 1, $28 PBPM Services included in PCF population-based payment and...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/pcf-dashboard-final.xlsx

A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians

...A Fundamental Asset in Health Care: Valuing Family Physicians MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment July 2016 Family physicians are invaluable assets in the health care system. Focused on the whole patient (as compared to subspecialists who typically focus on a single...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/Valuing-FPs.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions about Core Quality Measures

...1 Multistakeholder Collaborative Leads Initiative on Health Care Quality Measurement Frequently Asked Questions: What is the goal of the Collaborative? Answer: There is a great demand today for accurate, useful information on health care quality that can inform the...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/qi/CoreMeasuresFAQ.pdf

MedSampContractAff.doc

...SAMPLE MEDICARE PRIVATE CONTRACT OPT-OUT AFFIDAVIT IN COMPLIANCE WITH 42 U.S.C. §1395a; 42 C.F.R. §405, SUBPART D I, ___________________________, attest under the penalty of perjury that the following is true and correct to the best of my knowledge, information and belief: 1....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/MedSampContractAff.doc

SampleBusinessAssocAgreement.docx

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS’ SAMPLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT (2013 Updated Security Rule Implementation) DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this document does not constitute legal or other professional advice, Nor is it a substitute for legal or other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/SampleBusinessAssocAgreement.docx

HIPAASecurity.docx

...HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA) SECURITY STANDARDS A Guide for Physician Practices Copyright Notice For the Manual, generally: Copyright © 2013 American Academy of Dermatology Association The American Academy of Dermatology Association...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/restricted/HIPAASecurity.docx

SampleNoticePrivacyPractice.docx

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS’ SAMPLE NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES The AAFP has developed this sample Notice of Privacy Practices. It is intended for use as a resource and outline only, and does not constitute nor substitute for legal or other professional advice. Members...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/SampleNoticePrivacyPractice.docx

HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

...HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (HIPAA) PRIVACY MANUAL UPDATE A Guide for Your Medical Practice Copyright Notice For the Manual, generally: Copyright © 2013 American Academy of Dermatology Association and the American Osteopathic Association The...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/regulatory_compliance/restricted/HIPPAPrivacyManual.docx

Side-by-Side Comparison of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Clinically ...

...Side-by-Side Comparison of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs) ACOs and CINs allow physicians and other providers to come together to improve care and reduce cost across the medical neighborhood. These relationships promote a new approach...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACO-CINComparison.pdf

ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

...Advance Care Planning: What Patients Need to Know What is advance care planning? Advance care planning (ACP) enables you, your family, and/or caregiver to discuss end-of-life decisions with your physician. This Medicare service involves face-to-face time a physician or other...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACP-Patient-Handout.pdf

EM-Payer-Letter-Template.docx

...[Date] [Payer Name] [Payer Address] [Payer City, State, ZIP code] Dear [Provider Relations Representative] : I am writing to strongly urge [Payer Name] to align its payment policy with the changes made to the guidelines and descriptors for the office visit evaluation and...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Payer-Letter-Template.docx

EM-Employed-Checklist.pdf

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. The documentation changes will go into effect...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Employed-Checklist.pdf

2021 Office Visit Evaluation and Management Documentation Changes

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. The American Academy of Family Physicians...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Practice-Training-Outline.pdf

EM-Questions-Vendors.pdf

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. These changes will impact multiple aspects of...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Questions-Vendors.pdf

EM-Solo-Independent-Checklist.pdf

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. The documentation changes will go into effect...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EM-Solo-Independent-Checklist.pdf

2021 Office Visit Evaluation and Management Documentation Changes - A Checklist for ...

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. The documentation changes will go into effect...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EMDocChanges-EmployedChecklist.pdf

2021 Office Visit Evaluation and Management Documentation Changes: A Checklist for Solo...

...The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coordinated fundamental changes in the methodology to document and select CPT levels for office visit evaluation and management (E/M) services. The documentation changes will go into effect...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/EMDocChanges-SoloChecklist.pdf

macra-employedfps.pdf

...Making Sense of MACRA: A Guide For The Employed Physician September 2017 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment AAFP ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPLEMENT The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was signed into law in April 2015....

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/macra-employedfps.pdf

making-sense-of-macra-acp.pdf

...Discussing end-of-life decisions with your patients and their family members can be difficult and uncomfortable. As a patient’s primary care provider, family physicians are ideally suited to facilitate this conversation. Advance care planning (ACP) enables patients and families to...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/making-sense-of-macra-acp.pdf

Making Sense of MACRA: Annual Wellness Visit

...MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment Making Sense of MACRA: Annual Wellness Visit January 2017 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady Learn how to optimize revenue today while improving Medicare quality and cost. Schedule an appointment and provide questionnaire. Your...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/MakingSenseMACRA5.pdf

measures-expression-of-Interest-form.pdf

...Clinical- or condition-specific topics  Behavioral Health  Cancer  Cardiovascular  Multiple Chronic Conditions  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  Critical Care  Dementia  Diabetes  Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat  Emergency Medicine  Gastrointestinal  Genitourinary ...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/measures-expression-of-Interest-form.pdf

NGACO.pdf

...To be successful, participants considering a NGACO need a broad understanding of the model. The table below provides an overview of its key features and outlines the associated risks and rewards. Topic/Subject Performance Year • NGACO is a five-year initiative that began...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/NGACO.pdf

questions-for-your-employer.pdf

...Making Sense of MACRA: Questions to Ask Your Employer May 2018 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady ? ? ? ? ?? ? ? ?? ? ?? ? ?? The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was signed into law in 2015. The legislation established the Quality Payment...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/questions-for-your-employer.pdf

A Toolkit for Building and Growing a Sustainable Telehealth Program in Your Practice

...A Toolkit for Building and Growing a Sustainable Telehealth Program in Your Practice SEPTEMBER 2020 This toolkit was developed in partnership with Manatt Health. About AAFP The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the national association of family physicians. It...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/telehealth/2020-AAFP-Telehealth-Toolkit.pdf

hcc-handout.pdf

...HCC and Description of Disease/Condition 2017 Value* HCC1 = HIV/AIDS 0.470 HCC2 = Septicemia, Sepsis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome/Shock 0.535 HCC6 = Opportunistic Infections 0.440 HCC8 = Metastatic Cancer and Acute Leukemia 2.484 HCC9 = Lung and Other Severe...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/webcasts/hcc-handout.pdf

Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

...3-7-07 Page 1 of 3 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American College of Physicians (ACP) American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home March 2007...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/pcmh/initiatives/PCMHJoint.pdf

pcf-faq.pdf

...1 More information on the Primary Care First model can be found at CMMI’s PCF webpage. Additional questions can be directed to CMMI at PrimaryCareApply@telligen.com or 1-833-226-7278. Primary Care First Model: Frequently Asked Questions This document was developed as an...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/payment/pcf-faq.pdf

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