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President's Message

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

Healthcare Transformation

Are you ready for MACRA/MIPS in 2017?

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]

Upcoming Events

2017 Scientific Assembly
June 8 - 11, 2017
Caesars Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ

Are you 65 years of age or older? Here's how to stay healthy during flu season

Influenza, the flu, is a serious disease, especially for older adults. Here is how to stay healthy during this flu season!

Flu For Older Adults- Information

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 htt@njafp.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.

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People in the News/Awards -- January

AAFP News has learned of a number of Academy members who were honored recently.

AAFP Webinar Examines Health Policies of Trump, New Congress

The AAFP will host a free webinar next week to help members navigate the new landscape after President Donald Trump takes office and members of the 115th Congress get down to work.

AAFP, ACP: Lower Older Adults' SBP to Below 150 mm Hg

The AAFP and the American College of Physicians published a joint guideline on appropriate systolic blood pressure targets for patients 60 and older who have hypertension.

More Primary Care Involvement Improves End-of-Life Care

A study published this month indicates that greater primary care involvement at the end of life contributes to improved outcomes and lower costs.

Free CMS Webinar Aims to Ease Move to Quality Payment Program

Registration is now open for a free CMS webinar aimed at helping physicians transition to the Quality Payment Program.

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Free CE

Title Credit Type Event date Cost
The Many Facets of Chronic Pain
  • 2.00 AAFP credits
  • 2.00 Attendance credits
Enduring $0.00
Managing Diabetes in Special Populations
  • 2.00 AAFP credits
  • 2.00 Attendance credits
Enduring $0.00