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MACRA Rule Finalized
On Friday, October 14, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule on the new Medicare payment provisions that will be implemented under the Medicare Access CHIP Authorization Act (MACRA). The ACOFP is currently reviewing the nearly 2,400 pages of the final rule to assess the impact on osteopathic family physicians and will provide member with a summary as soon as possible. 

Medical Outreach Poster Contest Abstract Deadline
The ACOFP Medical Outreach Poster Contest will be held during the ACOFP Convention in Kissimmee, Florida in March. The purpose of the award is to highlight medical outreach activities domestically or internationally to improve health care of  underserved populations. Abstract Review Deadline is January 15

Payment Modifier Reports for 2017
The Annual Quality and Resource Use (QRUR) reports from CMS are available now. This report contains your Value Modifier which will impact your Medicare Part B payments starting in 2017. If you did not report through PQRS, you will receive the maximum penalty. To view your report you need to set up an Enterprise Portal account. View a sample QRUR report.

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David Wood, DO
David J. Park, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP


Fibromyalgia Management
Veronica Ridpath, OMS III
Ronald Januchowski, DO


Clinical Considerations:
Where do they Fit?

Shannon C. Scott, DO, FACOFP
Erin Raney, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM
Kimberly A.B Cauthon, PharmD, CGP, BC-ADM