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2018-mips-playbook.pdf

...2018 MIPS PLAYBOOK MAKING SENSE OF MACRA Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Three checklists to help you plan a course of action Guidance for both small and large practices DPA18050787 1 2018 AAFP MIPS PLAYBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 2 How to...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/2018-mips-playbook.pdf

2019-AAFP-PTBrochure.pdf

...2019 Catalog a proficiency testing program for office 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...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/2019-AAFP-PTBrochure.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

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

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

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. These changes will impact multiple aspects of...

Practice Management

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

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

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

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

AAFP Resources for Stress Reduction

...Resources for Stress Reduction It's difficult to work the front lines of patient care this COVID-19 emergency. These resources are a starting place to assist you, your care team, your family, and your patients. Resources for physicians and health care workers • Your AAFP chapter is a...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/stress-reduction.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

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

aafp-ptdistorderform19.pdf

...Orders are not complete until an order form and a purchase order have been received. ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2018 to guarantee specimen availability for the following year! However, AAFP-PT accepts enrollments throughout the year at a prorated cost...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/office_lab_pt/aafp-ptdistorderform19.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-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

aafp-ptorderform-2021.pdf

...ORDER INFORMATION Enroll in AAFP-PT by November 1, 2020 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-2021.pdf

AAFP-PTReinstatementForm.pdf

...AAFP ID#: ________________________________________ CLIA ID#: ____________________________________ COLA# (if applicable): ____________________________________________________________________________ Practice Name: _____________________________________...

Practice Management

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

AAFPPlaybookProof5

...2017 MIPS MAKING SENSE OF MACRA PLAYBOOK Includes: Six steps to understanding the MIPS track Two checklists that help you plan a course of action Step-by-step approach to navigating the CMS website How to use this playbook CHECKLIST FOR SMALL/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS...

Practice Management

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

ACO-MSSP-Comparison.pdf

...Participants considering the MSSP need a broad understanding of the available tracks. The table below outlines similarities and differences of the risk and rewards associated with each. Topic/Subject Track 1 One-Sided Risk Model Track 1+ Two-Sided Risk Model Track 2...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/ACO-MSSP-Comparison.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

Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage

Original Medicare Beneficiary Liability Notice

Practice Management

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

Ambulatory Physicians Called to Provide Care

...Ambulatory Physicians Called to Provide Care Outside Typical Practice Setting In response to the COVID-19 emergency, ambulatory physicians may be asked to provide care outside their typical practice setting. Requests may include providing care in an emergency department or an...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/ambulatory-physicians.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

Considerations on Re-opening Your Practice

...Considerations on Re-opening Your Practice As more states ease restrictions, the AAFP is aware of the growing pressure on practices to reopen. Conflicting information is causing confusion as practices carefully weigh resuming in- person visits. This guidance is meant to help you...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/resuming-care.pdf

COVID Payer Policies Table

...DISCLAIMER: This document is current as of April 24, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. CT. Please check back as information will be updated as the AAFP receives additional information. Aetna (Policies apply to in-network providers only) Anthem Cigna Humana UHC Originating and geographic site...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/COVID-payers.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

dept-fam-med.pdf

...1 Departments of Family Medicine In departmentalized hospitals, family physicians may have their own department, be subsumed as members of a larger department (e.g., medicine), or be represented within a larger department through a division of family medicine. The American...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/admin_staffing/dept-fam-med.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

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

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-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

Family Resources for Physicians

...Support for your family while you respond to COVID-19 Caring for your children: School and child care closures pose challenges for everyone working in health care. Ensuring the care of your children can be particularly challenging for single-parent households and for households where...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/covid-19/family-resources.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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MACRA Timeline

...† - Cumulative maximum penalty for a 10-provider clinic. Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Qualifying Advanced Alternative Payment Model (AAPM) Participant 20 16 20 17 20 18 20 19 20 20 20 21 20 22 20 23 20 24 20 25 20 26 Medicare Part...

Practice Management

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

macra-bundle.pdf

...MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment Making Sense of MACRA Learn the basics of MACRA in the AAFP’s series of supplemental inserts. These inserts appear in our journal, Family Practice Management, and are designed to help you make sense of MACRA. INTRODUCTION Making Sense...

Practice Management

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

macra-ccm-supplement.pdf

...JULY 2017 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment Making Sense of MACRA: Simplifying Chronic Care Management (CCM) Learn how to optimize revenue today by using this step-by-step approach to add CCM to your practice. CARE PLAN A...

Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/practice_management/restricted/macra-ccm-supplement.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

...MACRAready The Shift to Value-Based Payment Making Sense of MACRA: The Big Picture Performance in 2017 will determine Medicare payment adjustments in 2019. UPDATE DECEMBER 2016 Learn more | aafp.org/MACRAReady Landmark Legislation Alters How Medicare Will Reimburse...

Practice Management

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

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