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Health care for Montana’s citizens, families and communities.


HHS to award grants to help physicians train for MACRA

The HHS has allocated $20 million in annual grant money over the next five years to fund training and education programs that help solo physicians and small group practices in rural or underserved areas implement the Quality Payment Program, which is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. Physicians or practice groups must show they can provide customized training on the value-based reimbursement program to clinicians to qualify for a grant

As the representative of Family Medicine and Family Physicians in Montana, the Montana Academy of Family Physicians:

Promotes Family Medicine

Family physicians play a critical role in improving the health of patients, families, and communities across Montana and the United States.

Provides Education for Family Physicians

Through excellence in teaching and research, we will be leaders in the discovery, development and dissemination of new knowledge and innovation.

Represents the personal and professional interests of Family Physicians.

Promotes family medicine and develops and advocates the family medicine primary care strategy.

Is the guiding force for quality primary care in Montana.

To improve the health and well-being of patients, families and communities we serve.

2017 Physician of the Year WINNER!

Dr. Bennett has been actively involved in teaching and establishing a culture of learning in Lewistown by mentoring students in a traditional family medicine practice, covering all aspects of patient care from newborn to eldercare.  READ MORE – More Winners…

Laura Bennett, M.D. – Lewistown, MT

June 2018

AMA House Backs AAFP’s Call for Accurate 2020 Census

By | June 20th, 2018|

At its recent annual meeting, the AMA House of Delegates unanimously adopted an AAFP-led resolution that focused on the critical need to maintain the integrity of U.S. Census data to ensure appropriate allocation of health care and other funding.

AAFP Advises HHS on Boosting HPV Vaccination Rates

By | June 18th, 2018|

HPV vaccination rates have improved in recent years, but the AAFP says physicians and other health care professionals in rural areas, especially, need more education about the vaccine and its benefits to further boost those rates.

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