AAFP Direct Primary Care Toolkit: Regulatory and Legal Impacts

AAFP Direct Primary Care Toolkit: Regulatory and Legal Impacts

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The direct primary care (DPC) model is an attractive option for family physicians who want to practice comprehensive, patient-centered family medicine. However, there are several significant regulatory and legal requirements you need to be aware of when practicing in a DPC model. This course covers recent changes in the state legislative environment related to DPC, implications of opting out of Medicare, and key practice compliance risks and considerations.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss recent changes in the state legislative environment related to DPC
  • Assess the impact of federal policy changes
  • Discuss the implications of opting out of Medicare
  • Review steps for opting out of Medicare
  • Access the knowledge of legal counsel
  • Understand key practice compliance risks and considerations

The regulatory and legal course includes:

  • Three interactive, mobile-friendly, online activities, including:
    • DPC Regulatory Scan
    • Opting Out of Medicare
    • DPC Practice Compliance Key Considerations
  • Ready-to-use, downloadable tools, including:
    • Evaluating Legal Counsel Discussion Guide
    • Sample Private Contract Medicare
    • Sample Medicare Contract Affidavit
  • Easy access to additional resources and references

NOTE: Access to this topic will be available through March 15, 2021. All components of this product are provided as digital copies only.