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Stay Dialed In on the Fight for Family Medicine
AAFP Digital Assistant Pilot Opportunities Available
Oct. 29, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a safety alert warning that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at 20 weeks or later in pregnancy may cause kidney dysfunction in developing babies.
The Women's Preventive Services Initiative will accept public comments on a draft recommendation regarding obesity prevention in midlife women through Nov. 9.
Study Suggests Heating Devices in E-cigarettes Damage Lungs
FP Offers Perspective
Different types of heating elements and power settings in e-cigarettes may be responsible for lung damage associated with these products.
Virtual Town Hall Updates FPs on COVID-19 Vaccine Work
Watch Replay Today
The AAFP held a virtual Town Hall on Oct. 7 to share the latest news on COVID-19 vaccine development and offer guidance on patient communication.
ACIP Updates Meningococcal Recommendations
New Report Offers Guidance
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently released updated recommendations on the use of meningococcal vaccines.
Ensure CMS Knows Where to Send Your APM Bonus
Update Your Billing Information
Physicians due an Advanced Alternative Payment Model bonus for the 2018 performance year should ensure CMS has their current billing information.
AAFP-PT Adds COVID-19 Tests to Its Repertoire for 2021
Order by Nov. 1
Office lab proficiency testing is critical in the era of COVID-19. AAFP-PT now offers three distinct SARS-CoV2 proficiency tests to help meet that need.
CQMC Updates First Round of Core Quality Measure Sets
Aim Is Harmonized Measures
The Core Quality Measures Collaborative recently released updates to four of its eight existing core measure sets, and more are expected within weeks.
In a detailed response to the proposed 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule, the AAFP advised CMS to implement its planned 2021 increase to evaluation and management office visit codes for FPs.
AAFP Joins Push to Take Politics Out of COVID-19 Vaccine Work
Two Coalitions Speak
The Academy and other medical and health groups have called on health officials to put science ahead of politics as COVID-19 vaccine studies continue.
AAFP, Others Call for Five-year Health Extender Funding
Call for Continuity
The AAFP and 16 other groups urged Congress to reauthorize funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, among others.
Expand, Don't Reduce, COVID-19 Testing, Says AAFP
Change Causing Confusion
In a Sept. 3 letter, the AAFP and 234 other organizations called on HHS to reverse a recent change to COVID-19 testing guidelines.
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.
‘Think Big’ to Reimagine Family Medicine, Speakers Advise
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>Decision 2020: Where Do the Candidates Stand on Health Care?</b><p> </p>Kyle Leggott, M.D., examines where the presidential candidates stand on health care and how their visions align with AAFP policy.
Leader Voices Blog
An AAFP Leaders Forum
<b>We Must Ensure New Tech Works for FPs</b><p> </p>AAFP President Ada Stewart, M.D., offers an update on the Academy’s EHR project, and urges members to embrace innovation and participate in the development of new technologies.
In the Trenches
AAFP Advocacy Updates
<b>Fighting the Nuclear Defense</b><p> </p>On the eve of what should be rebalanced Medicare reimbursement, we’re working to keep your much-needed raise.
FPs on the Front Lines
Meeting the Challenge
<b>Treating Older Patients in the Pandemic Age</b><p> </p>Tina Shenouda, M.D., M.B.A., explains how a senior-focused primary care practice faces the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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