News

E-Rx Incentives and Penalties for 2012, 2013, and 2014!

November 7, 2011

Your Academy's Coding and Billing consultant, Joy Newby, has written an article which covers all you...

Trading Volume for Value

October 11, 2011

As worry builds over the long-term prospect of escalating deficits and mounting federal debt, reforming...

AAFP Congress of Delegates Report

September 21, 2011

Last week, from September 11th-14th  the AAFP held its annual Congress of Delegates in Orlando,...

September's Coding and Billing Updates

September 8, 2011

Joy Newby, the IAFP's Coding and Billing consultant, has provided two articles for IAFP members containing...

OB Providers: Check Your Status!

August 11, 2011

If you are a Family Physician who provides obstetrical care to Medicaid patients or you plan to enroll...

Webinar: Health Coverage Options for Hoosiers with Pre-Existing Conditions

August 11, 2011

Webinar: Health Coverage Options for Hoosiers with Pre-Existing ConditionsAugust 19th, 2011Time: 10:00...

ISDH Delays Implementation Date for Immunization Policy

July 1, 2011

Your Academy has learned that local health departments will continue to give immunizations to individuals...

Wonca statement on the passing of primary care researcher and advocate, Dr. Barbara Starfield

June 13, 2011

The news of the sudden death of Professor Barbara Starfield, apparently due to a coronary event while...

Deadline Looms for Avoiding the 2012 Medicare Electronic Prescribing Payment Reductions for 2012 Services

June 13, 2011

Click here to read this article, written by the IAFP's Coding and Billing specialist Joy Newby, LPN,...

Richard Feldman, MD Awarded First Fellowship in the History of Family Medicine

June 1, 2011

The Center for the History of Family Medicine (CHFM) recently announced the winner of the 2011 CHFM Fellowship...

Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit

May 26, 2011

Read Joy Newby's overview of Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit and other Medicare-covered preventive services...

IAFP releases HIT meaningful use library of resources

May 20, 2011

Medicare Attestation is open for physicians seeking the Medicare Meaningful Use incentives and Indiana...

Legislative Update - 5/9/2011

May 10, 2011

On April 29th just minutes before midnight, the 2011 Indiana Legislative Session voted on their last...

Legislative Update - 4/25/2011

April 25, 2011

Today starts the beginning of conference committees at the Indiana Statehouse. Conference committees...

Three New Medicare-Covered Preventive Services Quick Reference Charts Released

April 18, 2011

CMS just released the following quick reference charts to explain who is eligible for the different Medicare...

Legislative Update - 3/28/2011

March 28, 2011

The stalemate between Indiana House of Representatives Democrats and Indiana House ofRepresentatives...

Anthem Adopts AGA and ACG Recommendations for H Pylori Testing

March 11, 2011

Anthem has adopted AGA and ACG recommendations for Helicobacter Pylori Testing. Read more here.

Legislative Update - 2/24/2011

February 24, 2011

With Indiana making national news, the IAFP is sure you are aware how contentious negotiations have been...

Legislative Update - 1/6/2011

January 6, 2011

The Indiana General Assembly has reconvened for what is set to be an exciting and challenging year. Yesterday...

The IAFP Needs You!

October 29, 2010

The Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Indiana State Medical Association will once again sponsor...