CMS to Test MA Hospice ‘Carve-In’ for CY 2021
On Jan. 18, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced various Medicare Advantage innovations it will test under its Value-Based Insurance Design model for CY 2020. The VBID model will test including the Medicare hospice benefit in MA plans starting in CY 2021. Learn more.
AAHPM Week in Review: January 14-18, 2019
It's been a busy week, so be sure to stay on top of the latest happenings at AAHPM. The Assembly early bird deadline is Jan. 31, the Board approved amendments to the bylaws, AAHPM submitted a comment letter regarding continuing board certification, and AAHPM has been present at meeting this week including the PQLC annual meeting and AMA RUC meeting. Read more.
RSVP for the AAHPM Career Fair Webinar
If you are early in your HPM career and are seeking guidance in navigating the job search, negotiating salary/compensation and more, then register for the FREE Career Fair Webinar on Friday, January 25 at 12:00pm PST. Learn more and RSVP.
FREE Membership for Medical Students and Residents
You read that right - starting January 1, all medical students and residents receive free membership to AAHPM. This membership includes access to AAHPM Connect, Mentor Match, the electronic version of JPSM, discounts on products and more! Join AAHPM in 2019.
Stakeholders Offer CMMI Recommendations for Serious Illness APM
AAHPM worked with C-TAC to send a letter to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation offering joint recommendations for design of a serious illness alternative payment model. Signed by 33 stakeholder supporters, the letter reflects key priorities for the field with regard to patient eligibility, participating providers, care model, payment and quality.
AAHPM Week in Review: January 7-11, 2019
The Week in Review is back as we are off to a busy start this new year. Annual Assembly hotels are filling up (76% full), 2019 MOC assessment registration is open, CMMI released a fact sheet for APMs, the AMA announced a new program, a member was on Jeopardy, and a staff member attended the AMA State Advocacy Summit. Read more.
FDA Names AAHPM Past President Amy Abernethy Deputy Commissioner
The Food And Drug Administration has named AAHPM Past President Amy Abernethy, chief medical officer at Flatiron Health, to one of its highest positions, the Principal Deputy Commissioner for Food and Drugs. This position oversees initiatives that cut across offices that oversee the regulation of drugs, medical devices, tobacco and food. Read more.
AAHPM Week in Review: December 17-21
Happy Holidays to you and your families. The AAHPM office will be closed December 24-25 and January 1 for the holidays. This is the last Week in Review for 2018, but it has exciting stories you'll want to catch up on. Read the Week in Review.
AAHPM Week in Review: December 10-14
Although we are nearing the holidays, that doesn't mean we are slowing down. This week, two meetings were held at AAHPM including the Palliative Care Quality Collaborative and the CMS MACRA Palliative Care Measures Project. Read more about this and other tools and resolutions on our blog.
Leadership and Career Development Resources
The AAHPM Leadership and Career Development Resource Guide is now available to download. If you have been seeking resources to help you grow as a leader, this guide includes information for future, developing, and seasoned leaders. Consider also attending AAHPM Ignite to learn strategies and tactics for applying a strength-based approach to individual and team challenges.