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For December, the Health is Primary campaign from Family Medicine for America’s Health is focusing on engaging patients by putting them at the center of care.
The AAFP recently responded to a draft white paper on primary care payment models that was released by the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’s Primary Care Payment Model Work Group.
Speakers at a forum hosted by the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care said accountable care organizations offer a glimpse into the future of value-based payment.
Dec. 6—Even as
hospitals continue to search for ways to fund home independence programs for
patients, Congress is considering a nationwide expansion of one such program.
The AAFP opposes a bill that would mandate the addition of subspecialist physicians and industry representatives to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
The AAFP has partnered with The Conversation Project to offer family physicians and their patients a wide range of resources to better prepare them for critical discussions about end-of-life care.
The AAFP is offering family physicians a webinar on ICD-10 coding that will go a long way toward preparing them for value-based payment.
Dec. 2—Medicare spending
growth slowed in 2015 thanks in large part to slower hospital spending growth,
according to government actuaries.