TITLE

Bad timing? AAFP desire to boost payment may face opposition

AUTHOR(S)
Robeznieks, Andis
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/12/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 37, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the potential opposition to the effort of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to boost payment for primary care following a study blaming physician fees for the high cost of U.S. healthcare. One of the steps taken by the AAFP to review primary care services is the launch of the Primary Care Valuation Task Force. Several changes to the American Medical Association's Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee are recommended by the AAFP.
ACCESSION #
65810825

 

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