Your TAFP News Now update for the week of September 17, 2016
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CMS: You can pick your pace in meeting MACRA requirements
As the remaining weeks of 2016 tick away, are you feeling a little anxious about your readiness to participate in Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program? Don’t fret, CMS recently relaxed its expectations for the program in 2017. Now you’ll have four options to choose from.
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Medicaid physician re-enrollment deadline nears
There are still some physicians who see Medicaid patients who have not submitted their revalidation applications to continue participation in the program. Avoid Medicaid payment interruptions and disenrollment from the program by submitting your revalidation applications to Texas Medicaid and Health Partners before September 24.
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TMF: Important dates approaching for Meaningful Use and Quality and Resource Use Reports
Our friends at TMF have published a new one-pager with information about a few upcoming dates regarding Meaningful Use and QRURs. For Meaningful Use, circle October 1, 2016, and February 28, 2017, on your calendar. PQRS reports and QRURs should be available in early fall. The TMF one-pager has all the details and pertinent links you need.
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TAFP Foundation: Meet the recipients of the Murphy Cullen Scholarship
The TAFP Foundation would like to congratulate the phenomenal recipients of the Cassie Murphy-Cullen, Ph.D. Scholarship. Theresa Le, MD; Christina Casey, DO; and Jane Chandy, DO, were selected based on their outstanding research efforts. Learn more about the scholarship and the recipients.
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Take this brief TAFP research survey
You may have seen the survey request that recently landed in your inbox. This brief survey will provide valuable insight into whether you would be interested in being presented opportunities to participate in research. Take a moment to answer a few questions.
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Register early for TAFP’s 2016 ASPCS and save
If you’re excited about TAFP’s 2016 Annual Session and Primary Care Summit and still looking to save a little money, make sure you register and book your hotel reservations by October 7. Receive up to $100 in early bird registration savings and reserve your hotel at a lovely discounted rate. Who doesn’t love a great deal?
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