Physician groups ask states to move quickly on parity pay

02/11/2013 | AAFP News Now

The AAFP joined other physician groups in signing an AMA letter asking governors and Medicaid directors to file state plan amendments as soon as possible to implement the Medicaid-Medicare parity provision for physician payments. The groups also want a streamlined process for physicians to use to self-attest to being board-certified in family medicine, internal medicine or pediatrics, which is a requirement for the payments.

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