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Stay Dialed In on the Fight for Family Medicine
Member PPE purchase opportunity open until Dec. 8
Nov. 25, 2020 — The second round of the Academy’s collaboration with the not-for-profit organization Project N95 opens access to more types of personal protective equipment at bulk prices with no minimum order until 3 p.m. EST on Dec. 8.
New research indicates that about one in five American adults used tobacco products in 2019, with considerable discrepancies in the types of products used based on age and other factors.
Evidence Lacking on HBP Screening in Children, Adolescents
More Research Needed
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a final recommendation statement on screening children and teens for high blood pressure.
Academy Unveils New Telehealth Tobacco Resource
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The Academy has created a new guide for members that focuses on using telehealth to counsel patients about tobacco cessation.
ACIP Approves Updates to 2021 Immunization Schedules
COVID-19 Vaccines Discussed
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices revised adult and children immunization schedules and discussed COVID-19 issues.
CMS has announced that certain clinicians eligible to receive a 5% Advanced Alternative Payment Model bonus for the Quality Payment Program’s 2018 performance year have until Dec. 13 to update their billing information.
Feds Warn Physicians, Hospitals of Likely Cyberattacks
AAFP Expert Offers Tips
Federal agencies issued a warning about an imminent cybercrime threat that already has ensnared hospitals across the country.
AAFP, Others Decry DEA Telemedicine Rule-making Delay
The Academy is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to finalize a registration process to allow remote prescribing of controlled substances.
Are You Ready for Next Year’s E/M Coding Changes?
Prepare Now for 2021
A new AAFP video and other resources can keep members up to date on looming evaluation and management coding and documentation changes.
The AAFP has thrown its support behind a bill that would provide relief to all physicians affected by COVID-19 — and strongly opposes other legislation that values proceduralists over primary care.
Academy Lauds Bill That Would Relieve Some PPE Expenses
Much-needed Financial Relief
The AAFP has voiced approval of legislation that would allow small practices to write off some expenses for personal protective equipment.
HHS Delays Information Blocking Rule Compliance
April Is New Deadline
Citing the pressures of COVID-19, the administration has delayed the planned Nov. 2 implementation of a rule against information blocking.
Exclude Physicians From J-1 Visa Proposal, AAFP Urges DHS
Avoid Harmful Impact
The AAFP and the Group of Six have objected to a proposed rule that would affect physicians who are training in the United States on J-1 visas.
The AAFP Foundation recently announced the project award winners from the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leadership Institute’s fifth class.
Students, Residents Elect 2021 Leadership
2020 National Conference
Delegates to the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents and National Congress of Student Members chose new leaders in an Aug. 4 remote election.
FPs Urge Residents, Students to Be Voice for Patients
Panelists at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students told participants about ways they can make a difference in their communities.
Speakers: ‘Think Big’ to Reimagine Family Medicine
Virtual Main-stage Event
AAFP CEO/EVP Shawn Martin and Farzad Mostashari, M.D., M.P.H., addressed the future of family medicine at the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students.
Meet the family physicians at the forefront of the specialty who are going the extra mile to care for their patients and communities.
New Docs in Practice
<b>Connecting Primary Care in COVID-19 Era</b><p> </p>Kyle Leggott, M.D., and his University of Colorado colleagues explain how their state is using Project ECHO to help primary care practices navigate the pandemic.
Leader Voices Blog
An AAFP Leaders Forum
<b>U.S. Must Work to Improve Maternal Mortality Rate</b><p> </p>Ada Stewart, M.D., writes that a pregnant physician’s recent death is a grim reminder that the United States must do more to address maternal mortality.
In the Trenches
AAFP Advocacy Updates
<b>Correcting CMS’ Suggested Correction for Value-based Systems</b><p> </p>Here’s what CMS gets wrong in its evaluations of accountable care organizations and value-based models.
FPs on the Front Lines
Meeting the Challenge
<b>Rallying My Community to Fight COVID-19, Inequity</b><p> </p>Seeing COVID-19’s toll on North Carolina’s Hispanic population, Duke University medical faculty mobilized stakeholders to address it.
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