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.
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By MAFP Admin|
2018-02-21T20:12:04+00:00 February 21st, 2018|
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft statement recommending that clinicians offer or refer adults with a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher to intensive, multicomponent behavioral intervention programs.
By MAFP Admin|
2018-02-19T19:18:00+00:00 February 19th, 2018|
A National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief issued Feb. 13 shows that nearly one in 12 U.S. adults reported being depressed during a given two-week period. Of that total, the prevalence of depression among women was almost double that seen in men.