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Want to receive enhanced Medicaid fees under ACA? You must complete the Texas Medicaid attestation form
Medicaid fees for E/M services and vaccine administration should increase by 66 percent in Texas this year, but physicians must attest that they are board certified in a primary care specialty or that 60 percent of their billing is comprised of those services. Go to the primary care attestation form.

Download the TAFP Annual Session mobile app
Attending next week’s 64th Annual Session & Scientific Assembly? Download the app to your mobile device now to make your experience in Fort Worth easier. Find out here how to get the app.

July Member of the Month: Linda Siy, M.D.
TAFP past president active in Academy business
Siy, a physician at JPS in Fort Worth, is currently an Alternate Delegate for Texas in the AAFP’s Congress of Delegates and is very active in TAFP business. Read more about Dr. Siy here.

HHSC accepting applications for new advisory committees
The Health and Human Services Commission is looking for members to join its five new advisory committees on Medicaid and behavioral health issues. Read this TAFP news story for more on the committees and applications.


Attend Annual Session & Scientific Assembly in Fort Worth next week
While online registration recently closed, you can still come to Fort Worth next week and register onsite for Annual Session & Scientific Assembly. Join us for a SAM Group Study Workshop on Wednesday, July 31, or Thursday, Aug. 1, attend Thursday’s NPI workshop on allergy testing and immunotherapy, and get involved in TAFP by attending business meetings Thursday through Saturday. For more information on all Annual Session activities, go to www.tafp.org/professional-development/assa.