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.
2018 Physician of the Year WINNER!
Dr. Hemmer was a past President of the MAFP twice and has served as a Delegate to the American Academy of Family Physicians. He continues to be a WWAMI faculty for students and residents. Dr. Hemmer truly exemplifies a great Family Doctor. READ MORE – More Winners…
By MAFP Admin|2018-09-24T16:15:11+00:00September 24th, 2018|
The AAFP and four other physician organizations warned that a proposed change to the so-called public charge rule would endanger patients and their communities, and increase costs to the health system and taxpayers.
By MAFP Admin|2018-09-24T16:15:12+00:00September 24th, 2018|
Philip Diller, M.D., PhD., recently was named senior associate dean for educational affairs at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He said it's important for more family physicians to take on roles as academic deans.
By MAFP Admin|2018-09-24T16:15:13+00:00September 24th, 2018|
Using e-cigarettes every day almost doubles the risk for myocardial infarction, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. For those who use e-cigarettes and conventional cigarettes concurrently, the risk is fivefold.