Texas Family Physician - Vol. 68 No. 2, Spring 2017

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Get MACRA ready with your Academy
AAFP has a new set of resources available to members looking to prepare for Medicare’s Quality Payment Program. To avoid a penalty in 2019, you must report at least one measure or activity in 2017.

In this issue of TFP, we present two AAFP QPP Now modules:
“Quality and Cost”
“Advancing Care Information and Improvement Activities”

Member profile: Janet Realini, MD, MPH
Meet a recent TAFP Member of the Month, the chair of the Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition, and a past recipient of the AAFP Public Health Award, Janet Realini, MD, MPH of San Antonio.
By Perdita Henry

President’s letter
Learning to lead

AAFP news
AAFP launches Center for Diversity and Health Equity.

Member news
Curran wins TMA president-elect
Texas members attend NCCL, ACLF
In memoriam: Mario E. Ramirez, MD
Highlights from TAFP’s 2017 Interim Session

Public Health
How to say no to opioid Rx requests: A case study by the Texas Pain Foundation.

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TAFP Perspective
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