According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) is a national advanced primary care medical home model that aims to strengthen primary care through regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation. CPC+ includes two primary care practice tracks with incrementally advanced care delivery requirements and payment options to meet the diverse needs of primary care practices in the United States.
Are you a participant in this program? If so, you can claim American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) Family Medicine Certification Performance Improvement credit for your involvement – providing you with 20 certification points for your current stage!
The ABFM recognizes the work you are currently doing and understands that your involvement in the CPC+ initiative is designed to improve the performance of your practice and strengthen primary care for our country. Therefore, there is an option within your physician portfolio to include your participation in CPC+ and receive credit.
- Access performance improvement activities
- View all performance improvement activities
- Find “Comprehensive Primary Care Plus – Certification Performance Improvement Credit”
- View more information and select start.
Once you hit start, the system will walk you through a simple attestation application process. You will then be guided through about 11 questions. Many of these questions have a drop down answer selection, while others ask for brief information regarding your participation in the program including a problem statement, how you chose to improve care, and simple baseline and outcomes data.
Overall, this is much simpler than other performance improvement activity steps in regards to data entry to the ABFM. As stated, it’s because the ABFM recognizes the in-depth work you’re doing as a participant in the CPC+ initiative – a win, win for all!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Director of Foundation & Strategic Programs Kaitlin McGuffie or call 800.742.7327.
The ABFM can also help with any specific Family Medicine Certification questions. Please call the support center at 877.223.7437, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or utilize the live chat function on the ABFM website.