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
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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.
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Promotes family medicine and develops and advocates the family medicine primary care strategy.
Is the guiding force for quality primary care in Montana.
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By MAFP Admin|2018-10-18T15:11:10+00:00October 18th, 2018|
A new study of medical scribes in primary care settings published in JAMA Internal Medicine associates their use with decreased administrative burden, improved efficiency and improved visit interactions.
By MAFP Admin|2018-10-16T22:45:07+00:00October 16th, 2018|
Delegates to the 2018 Congress of Delegates (COD) addressed a number of issues, including how to stem the ongoing loss of obstetrical services in rural areas and potential changes to the combined AAFP candidate hospitality event held during the COD.