ALERT - NEW PRESCRIBING LAW
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW PRESCRIBING LAW
FOR TREATMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN
STAY TUNED FOR CONFIRMED EFFECTIVE DATE
The Governor signed into law his opioid proposal presented to the Legislature during his State of the State Address on January 10, 2017. He asked the Legislature to pass a bill in 30 days. It took 36 days solely because of snow cancellation for a Legislative session on February 10, 2017. This law takes effect 90 days from February 15, 2017, HOWEVER, the Governor has emergency regulations proposed that mirror the language of this law and we are told may be effective as soon as FEBRUARY 27, 2017.
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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 prepare 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
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CPC+ Support Services
Has your practice been accepted into the CPC+ program and you don't know where to start? NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past four years and are here to help you succeed with CPC+!
For more information about our CPC+ support services, please call us at (609) 362-6507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.