WELCOME TO THE IDAHO ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS,

STRONG MEDICINE FOR IDAHO

IAFP TEACHING SURVEY RESULTS

The IAFP would like to thank all of those members who took the short teaching survey we conducted a few weeks ago.  Over 500 emails were sent to our members and of those members notified, 86 members responded to the survey.  The following results were gleaned from the responses:

IAFP POSITION STATEMENT ON PROPOSED ICOM

The Idaho Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) Board of Directors supports deliberate and collaborative efforts to increase the training pipeline of quality physicians for Idaho. As it is currently proposed, the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) does not do this.  To read the entire statement....

WHAT IS IDAHO'S COVERAGE GAP?

Visit the "Close the Gap Idaho" Web page to view information about the gap population, Idaho's solutions, and resources to help you understand the issue that faces Idaho. You can help! http://closethegapidaho.org/   UNDERSTANDING THE COVERAGE GAP - Data on why closing the gap makes sense.

Idaho State Seal

Thank You to our State Legislators and Lieutenant Governor for attending the Family Medicine Legislative Reception.  We enjoyed visiting with so many of our policymakers and appreciate your dedication to Idahoans across our state:

  • Senator Mark Harris
  • Senator Mark Nye
  • Representative Eva Nye
  • Senator Marv Hagedorn
  • Senator Maryanne Jordan
  • Senator Michelle Stennett
  • Representative Mike Kingsley
  • Representative Mike Moyle
  • Representative Randy Armstrong
  • Representative Ryan Kerby
  • Representative Sage Dixon
  • Representative Sally Toone
  • Representative Scott Syme
  • Senator Shawn Keough

  • Representative Steve Miller
  • Senator Steve Thayn
  • Representative Susan B. "Sue" Chew
  • Representative Terry F. Gestrin
  • Representative Thomas E. Dayley
  • Representative Thyra Stevenson
  • Lieutenant Governor Brad Little
  • Representative Bryan Zollinger
  • Senator Carl G. Crabtree
  • Representative Caroline Troy
  • Representative Clark Kauffman
  • Senator Dan Johnson
  • Representative Don Cheatham

  • Representative Elaine Smith
  • Senator Fred S. Martin
  • Representative Ilana Rubel
  • Senator Janie Ward-Engelking
  • Senator Jim Guthrie
  • Representative John McCrostie
  • Representative John Vander Woude
  • Representative Karey Hanks
  • Representative Kelley Packer
  • Representative Lance W. Clow
  • Senator Lee Heider

STATEWIDE HEALTHCARE INNOVATION PLAN

The SHIP is a comprehensive statewide initiative to improve the health of all Idahoans by reforming our healthcare delivery system to one that values improved health outcomes though a patient-centered focus. Idaho's SHIP will affect you, your family and community by improving healthcare at an affordable cost. Learn more....

MACRA FINAL RULE

MACRA - Carousel Graphic On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule that implements the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) called for in the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Click here and you will find an executive summary of the QPP program as well as a side-by-side summary of the proposed versus final rule.

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