It is hard to believe that my term as President of this Academy started over a month ago. It seems just yesterday that I was the Board Liaison to the Executive Committee. It was a daunting path in front of me as I had a lot to learn. I have been in teaching all my life and had no experience in running a practice myself... Read More
NJAFP is working with the Garden PTN (GPTN), a peer-based learning network, to support NJ's clinical practices throughout the transformation process from fee-for-service to value-based payment.
We can help you to transform your practice with the following free services:
- Practice transformation coaching to prepare for Alternative Payment Models (APMs)
- PQRS and CMS reporting requirements
- Data analysis for quality workflow and revenue improvement . . .[Read More]
2017 Scientific Assembly
June 8 - 11, 2017
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ
MACRA Final Rule Announced
On October 14 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The regulation finalizes all provisions of the law.
The final rule incorporates numerous AAFP recommendations, especially those aimed at assisting solo/small practices. For additional information, an AAFP News article that you are welcome to share with your members is available here: http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20161014MACRAfinalrule.html; the AAFP’s media statement is available here: http://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/MACRA.html.
AAFP staff is continuing work to develop tools and resources that will assist family physicians, and we will share those with you as they become available.
Free CME-accredited Diabetes Prevention Webinar!
Preventing Diabetes: Why, How and Who Will Pay
Monday, October 24, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm ET
This free webinar training will focus on diabetes risk and approaches to diagnosing, counseling, and referring patients to programs meeting the standards of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP or DPP). Join us and learn to:
- Recognize obesity as a diabetes risk factor, and the DPP as an evidence-based program that reduces diabetes risk
- Discuss the American Medical Association’s (AMA) *Prevent Diabetes STAT* approach to addressing diabetes risk (Screen, Test and ACT Today)
- Refer high-risk patients to local diabetes prevention programs . . . [Read More]