• AAFP Responds to MACRA Legislation 

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    Despite support of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which revamps Medicare physician payment, the American Academy of Family Physicians recently urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to make multiple changes to strengthen and improve proposed regulations implementing the law.

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  •  Get Your Practice MACRA Ready

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    At the Annual Leadership Conference the AAFP announced their new initiative, MACRA Ready, to help family physicians prepare for the coming changes. Learn more about MACRA and what it means for you on our Payment Reform page.


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  • American Board of Family Medicine Announces Changes to MC-FP Process  

    Updates include unlinking the clinical simulation from the knowledge self-assessment (SAMs) and transitioning all diplomates to an MC-FP point system.
    The changes take effect for all diplomates July 1, 2016.

    Click the button below to read the winter 2016 edition of the ABFM's quarterly newsletter The Phoenix for full details on the transition.

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  •      New ABFM Part IV Performance in Practice Module on "End of Life Care" Available  

         New module is approved for ABFM Part IV credit and 30 AAFP Prescribed CME credits

         The module is designed to:

    • Increase the number of patients with advance directives in place
    • Enhance physician-patient communication
    • Improve end-of-life care


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Health is Primary

Health is Primary is a three-year communications campaign to advocate for the values of family medicine, demonstrate the benefits of primary care, and engage patients in our health care system.

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The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians - Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians, a statewide association of more than 2700 members.

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Legislative Update

Wisconsin must add 100 new physicians per year to avoid a shortfall of 2,000 physicians by 2030. The Academy seeks to aid lawmakers in meeting the state's health care demands.

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