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AAFP News Now

...October 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 729 Study Links Extended Physician Office Hours with Lower Health Care Costs Physicians who offer extended office hours may help patients keep their health care costs down, according to a study in the...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...September 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 6 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 569 ACIP Expands Influenza Vaccine Guidelines, Advises Against Afluria for Young Children The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...August 15, 2010 ◆ Volume 82, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 331 Agencies Release Final Rules on Meaningful Use of EHRs Two final rules that define and support the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) were recently released. One rule, issued by the...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...November 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 975 AMA Letter to Supercommittee Calls for Medical Liability Reform The American Medical Association (AMA) recently cir- culated a letter calling on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...October 15, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 873 Letter Calls for Oversight of Tobacco Products to Include All Types of Cigars More than 40 organizations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), have signed a letter opposing...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...July 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 2 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 125 Volunteers Needed for Participation in Alzheimer’s Disease Study Initiative The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative is seek- ing participants for the largest and most comprehensive research...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...February 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 313 Attributes of PCMH Model of Care Translate to Lower Mortality in Primary Care According to a recent study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, patients whose usual source of primary care...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...October 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 741 IOM Report Finds Few Causal Relationships Between Vaccines and Adverse Events The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has released a com- prehensive review of evidence on vaccines and adverse events. To...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...August 15, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 319 Opioid Manufacturers to Provide Funding for FDA-Specified Education Programs The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) to combat abuse...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0815/afp20120815p319.pdf

AAFP News Now

...January 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 89, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 9 Final Rules Issued on Mental Health Parity Law The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued final rules that clarify and implement a law to ensure that mental health and substance use...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Now

...82 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 87, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2013 House Bills Would Strengthen Federal Regulations for Compounding Pharmacies Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would strengthen federal regulations of...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News Nows

...May 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 85, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 855 Permanently Adopting Increase in Primary Care Payments Could Save Medicare Billions Extending a temporary provision in the health care reform law that increases payment for primary care services could...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0501/afp20120501p855.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...93, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News 2016 Match Sets Record for Family Medicine The 2016 National Resident Matching Program set a new record for the number of medical students and gradu- ates who matched to family medicine....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/afp20160415p640.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...260 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Submit 2015 PQRS Data to Avoid Penalty The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced time frames for reporting...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/afp20160215p260.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...562 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2017 Studies: Medical Education System Not Meeting Physician Workforce Needs Two recently published articles conclude that the cur- rent medical school system is failing to produce the workforce that the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1101/afp20171101p562.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...478 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2017 New Family Medicine Record in 2017 Match Family medicine recruits hit an all-time high in the 2017 National Resident Matching Program, with 3,237 medical students and graduates choosing residency...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0415/afp20170415p478.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...760 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2017 Physician Groups Warn Congress on AHCA Before the Senate takes action on legislation that could affect millions of persons who recently obtained health insurance, six physician groups, including the...

American Family Physician

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AAFP News: AFP Edition

...February 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 215 AAFP Again Takes Aim at Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently took advantage of an opportunity to provide the Centers for...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0215/afp20170215p215.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...420 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 94, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Patients Bear Cost of Brand-Name Drugs Pharmaceutical companies may say their name-brand medications are better than generic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0915/afp20160915p420.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...250 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS to Cover HPV Testing with Pap Smear Women covered by Medicare now have the option of screening for human papillomavirus (HPV) once...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0815/afp20150815p250.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...138 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Medical Schools Challenged by Increasing Shortage of Clinical Training Sites What appears to be solid progress toward building an...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0801/afp20140801p138.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...348 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2017 NCPP Ranks Top Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services To help physicians maximize their patient care efforts, the National Commission on Prevention Priorities (NCPP) recently released its...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0315/afp20170315p348.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...416 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 7 ◆ April 1, 2017 Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Physician Gag Law In a ruling that supports a physician’s First Amendment rights, a federal appeals court has overturned provisions of a Florida law that restricted...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0401/afp20170401p416.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...282 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2017 Regulation, Competition Needed to Lower Drug Prices, Says Panel Health policy experts recently convened at a panel discus- sion on prescription drug affordability and innovation hosted by the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/afp20170901p282.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...February 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 143 AAFP Blasts Decision Granting APRNs Full Practice Authority in VA Facilities The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) spoke out against a final rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0201/afp20170201p143.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...Volume 95, Number 10 ◆ May 15, 2017 VA Offers Funding for Residency Expansion The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must add as many as 1,500 graduate medical education residency positions by 2024, which could be beneficial for family medicine. The Veterans Access, Choice, and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0515/afp20170515p614.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...820 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 12 ◆ June 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Encourages Physicians to Access User Accounts Prior to Computer System Update Participants in the federal government’s Physician...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0615/afp20150615p820.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...64 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2017 Discussing Risks of Opioids May Reduce Likelihood of Misuse Patients whose physicians counsel them about the long- term risks of prescription opioid abuse are significantly less likely to save pills...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0115/afp20170115p64.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...282 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS to Revise Meaningful Use in 2015 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it will make its...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/afp20150301p282.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 3 ◆ August 1, 2017 AAFP, ABFM Team Up to Launch Unified CME Reporting Process The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) are teaming up to create a more seamless...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0801/afp20170801p154.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...October 15, 2016 ◆ Volume 94, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 595 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Presses Congress to Protect Primary Care Program Funding As members of Congress prepare federal appropriations for 2017, the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1015/afp20161015p595.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 9 ◆ November 1, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News ABFM and AAFP Team Up to Help Family Physicians Transform Their Practices The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is one of 39 health care...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1101/afp20151101p762.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...760 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2017 Legal Opinion Commissioned to Help Family Physicians Gain Hospital Privileges Family physicians who are struggling to gain hospi- tal privileges for which they are qualified have a new resource in...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1215/afp20171215p760.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...1046 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News No Pay Raise for Physicians in 2016, but Shift to Value-Based Pay Continues A promised 0.5% Medicare pay increase was effectively...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/afp20151215p1046.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...516 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 8 ◆ April 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Proposed Rules Released on Meaningful Use, 2015 Edition Certification Criteria The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p516.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...4 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 1 ◆ January 1, 2017 AAFP: Don’t Add Subspecialists to USPSTF The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is urging Congress not to mandate the addition of subspe- cialist physicians and industry representatives to a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0101/afp20170101p4.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...72 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News ONC Lays Out 10-Year Plan for Nation’s Health Information Technology Future The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p72.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...342 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Research Shows Complexity of Primary Care A recently published study of patients with diabetes mel- litus offers insight into the complex...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0301/afp20160301p342.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...74 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 2 ◆ January 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News ONC Researchers Search for Factors That Influence Physician EHR Adoption New research released by the Office of the National Coordinator...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/afp20150115p74.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...82 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Medical Groups Throw Support Behind Bill That Would Safeguard CME Elements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Ser- vices’ (CMS’)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0715/afp20150715p82.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...July 1, 2016 ◆ Volume 94, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 11 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Responds to Senator’s Call to Take Lead on Opioid Epidemic The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently responded to a...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0701/afp20160701p11.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...696 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 11 ◆ December 1, 2017 Panelists: Congress Must Fund Public Health Prevention Campaigns Proposed cuts to prevention programs being consid- ered in Congress could leave the country vulnerable to outbreaks of disease,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1201/afp20171201p696.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...August 15, 2016 ◆ Volume 94, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 269 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Opens Door to Possible Delay in Implementation of MACRA Lawmakers and an official from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0815/afp20160815p269.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...438 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Researchers Examine Whether ACO Payment Is Worth the Effort Accountable care organizations (ACOs) may not be worth the time and...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0915/afp20150915p438.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...210 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 4 ◆ August 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Updates Schedule for Reviewing, Disputing Open Payments Data Physicians who want to review data on payments they received from drug...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0815/afp20140815p210.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...534 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 94, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Free Toolkit Helps Physicians Assess, Maintain ICD-10 Progress The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has created a free...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/1001/afp20161001p534.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...218 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Reiterates Warning to CMS About Provider Network Inadequacy As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) prepares to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/afp20150215p218.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...820 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 12 ◆ December 15, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Backs Ban of Tobacco Sales in Military The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has joined more than two dozen health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1215/afp20141215p820.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...666 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 8 ◆ October 15, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Researchers: Community Vital Signs Can Be Part of Electronic Health Record As family physicians face growing pressure to collect data...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p666.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...February 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 91, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 157 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News CMS Considers Changes to Federal Health Insurance Exchanges One year after open enrollment began on the federally facilitated health...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/afp20150201p157.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...80 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 2 ◆ July 15, 2017 Poll Shows Physician Frustration with Prior Authorizations at New High The topic of prior authorizations is heating up as physi- cians and the medical organizations that represent them attempt to rein...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0715/afp20170715p80.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...434 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 6 ◆ March 15, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Urges Congress to Expand Site-Neutral Physician Payment Many office-based physicians still receive lower payments for the same...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/afp20160315p434.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...440 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 90, Number 7 ◆ October 1, 2014 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News VA Adds Primary Care Services to Contract Program for Veterans’ Health The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added primary care to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1001/afp20141001p440.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...March 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 95, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 279 Physicians’ Groups Caution Trump, Congress to Protect Women’s Health As the nation’s health care landscape undergoes changes, medical organizations are asking the president and Con- gress to stand with...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0301/afp20170301p279.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...752 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 91, Number 11 ◆ June 1, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Physician Groups Urge CMS to Preserve Medicare Beneficiaries’ Continuity of Care Several national medical organizations are warning the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/afp20150601p752.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...October 1, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 421 New CME Type Offers More Opportunities to Earn Credit in Different Formats Physicians have a new opportunity to earn continuing medical education (CME) credit with the launch of the American Academy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1001/afp20171001p421.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...356 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 96, Number 6 ◆ September 15, 2017 CMS Accepting Applications for Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that applications for a Quality Pay- ment Program...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0915/afp20170915p356.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 8 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 489 AAFP Delegates Address Violence in Health Care, Homelessness Delegates to the American Academy of Family Physi- cians’ (AAFP’s) 2017 Congress of Delegates recently addressed a number of issues,...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1015/afp20171015p489.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...January 1, 2016 ◆ Volume 93, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Survey: One in Three Family Physicians Is Pursuing Value-Based Payment Preparing for a health care delivery system that revolves around...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/afp20160101p13.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...August 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 4 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 215 AAFP Urges FDA to Revise Plans for Physician Opioid Education In a recent letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Admin- istration (FDA), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) took a strong...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0815/afp20170815p215.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...734 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 93, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2016 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News HHS Releases Final Version of National Pain Strategy The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released its National...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/afp20160501p734.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...November 1, 2014 ◆ Volume 90, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 613 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News AAFP Presses for GME System Reform The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently released a proposal that aims to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1101/afp20141101p613.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...546 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 95, Number 9 ◆ May 1, 2017 AAFP Joins Campaign to Push Back Against Increasing Drug Prices The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently joined the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pric- ing, a nonpartisan coalition of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0501/afp20170501p546.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...334 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 92, Number 5 ◆ September 1, 2015 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Study Shows Primary Care Relationship Reduces ED Visits and Hospitalizations Results from a recent study show that patients who have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/afp20150901p334.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...November 15, 2017 ◆ Volume 96, Number 10 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 625 AAFP Urges CMS to Ease Looming Cuts to Office-based Laboratory Fees The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to rethink the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/afp20171115p625.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Editions

...August 1, 2015 ◆ Volume 92, Number 3 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 173 AAFP News: AFP Edition Policy and Health Issues in the News Physicians Get One-Year ICD-10 Grace Period The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says it will provide greater flexibility...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p173.pdf

AAFP Recommends Universal Screening for HIV Infection Beginning at 18 Years of Age - ...

Apr 15, 2014 - The AAFP recommends delaying the start of routine HIV screening until 18 years of age, and screening all patients 18 to 65 years of age. The AAFP notes that screening younger patients may still be beneficial based on high-risk behaviors.

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0415/p614.html

AAFP Releases Guidelines on Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery - Practice ...

Nov 15, 2005 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/1115/p2126.html

AAFP Releases Position Paper on Breastfeeding

February 15, 2015 Practice Guidelines

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p56.pdf

AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make

...May 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 9 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 1027 AAFP Supports New Bill That Would Make Medicare Payment Process More Accurate The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently supported a House bill that is attempting to bring more accuracy...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0501/afp20110501p1027.pdf

AAFP, AAP and ACIP Release 1998 Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule - Special ...

Jan 1, 1998 - ...Hib vaccine is administered at two and four months of age, a dose at six months is not required. Tables are available to determine the number of doses needed if a child starts the Hib series late.7 Poliomyelitis Vaccine The AAFP continues to recommend that physicians and parents...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p153.html

AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement

...April 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 793 AAFP, AAPA Issue Joint Policy Statement on the Role of PAs in Collaborative Care The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) recently...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0401/afp20110401p793.pdf

AAFP, Other Organizations Support

...March 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 511 AAFP, Other Organizations Support Medical Liability Reform Legislation The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and a number of other health care organizations have signed on to a letter...

American Family Physician

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AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship

...July 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 84, Number 1 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 13 AAFP, Others Criticize Bill That Interferes with Physician-Patient Relationship The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) opposes legislation that places limits on information exchanged within the...

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AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines - ...

Mar 15, 2003 - Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American College of Physicians–American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0315/p1392.html

AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure - ...

Apr 1, 2008 - The Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has reassessed the use of neuroimaging in patients presenting to the emergency department with seizure.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0401/p1024.html

AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

...September 1, 2012 ◆ Volume 86, Number 5 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 469 Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic dis- ease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. About 16 percent of patients who have painful diabetic neuropathy do...

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AAN, AANEM, and AAPMR Publish Guideline for Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy - ...

Sep 1, 2012 - Painful diabetic neuropathy is a chronic disease that affects approximately 16 percent of patients who have diabetes mellitus. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), and the American Academy of Physical ...

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AAO-HNS Releases Updated Guideline on Management of Otitis Media with Effusion

November 15, 2016: Practice Guidelines

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AAP Guidelines on Evaluating Suspected Child Physical Abuse - Practice Guidelines - ...

May 15, 2008 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on evaluating suspected child physical abuse. The role of the physician includes preventing child abuse and detecting and treating victims of child physical abuse when it occurs.

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AAP Publishes Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis - ...

Jan 15, 2007 - Bronchiolitis usually is caused by a viral lower respiratory tract infection and most commonly causes morbidity and mortality in infants. The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAP) has published recommendations for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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AAP Releases Guidelines on Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders - Practice ...

Dec 15, 2008 - Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are generally not curable, and long-term management is required. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidelines on management of ASDs.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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AAP Releases Policy Statement on Eye Examinations - Practice Guidelines - American ...

Oct 15, 2003 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on eye examinations in infants, children, and young adults. The report focuses on the importance of early detection and prompt treatment of ocular disorders in children to avoid permanent visual impairment.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

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AAP Releases Policy Statement on Poison Treatment in the Home - Practice Guidelines - ...

Feb 1, 2004 - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a statement about poisoning in the home. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC), approximately 1.2 million children younger than six years ingest a poisonous substance each year.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0201/p741.html

AAP Report Discusses Success Factors for Pediatric Call Centers - Special Medical ...

Sep 15, 1999 - ...In response to an increase in the number of pediatric call centers in the United States, the Provisional Section on Pediatric Telephone Care and the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have issued guidelines for the...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

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AAP Reports on the Use of Antipyretics for Fever in Children

...518 American Family Physician www.aafp.org/afp Volume 85, Number 5 ◆ March 1, 2012 It is estimated that one-third of all children’s visits to a health care professional can be attributed to fever. Fever in children often leads to unscheduled physician visits, tele- phone calls from...

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AAP Reports on Use of Probiotics and Prebiotics in Children

...April 1, 2011 ◆ Volume 83, Number 7 www.aafp.org/afp American Family Physician 849 In recent years there has been increased interest in adding probiotics and prebiotics to nutritional products to optimize intesti- nal microflora. However, as with antibiot- ics, the use of these...

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AAP Updates Its Recommendations on Circumcision - Special Medical Reports - American ...

May 15, 1999 - ...the new recommendations. The task force was headed by Carole Lannon, M.D., M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. In 1971 the AAP concluded that no absolute medical indication existed for routine circumcision. However, an updated 1989 AAP statement...

American Family Physician : Special Medical Reports

https://www.aafp.org/afp/1999/0515/p2918.html

AAP, AAFP Release Guideline on Diagnosis and Management of Acute Otitis Media - ...

Jun 1, 2004 - Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated acute otitis media (AOM) in children between two months and 12 years of age are available from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2713.html

AASM Updates Treatment Guidelines for Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement...

...87, Number 4 ◆ February 15, 2013 Coverage of guidelines from other organizations does not imply endorsement by AFP or the AAFP. A collection of Practice Guidelines published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/practguide. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

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Abdominal Pain, Acute - American Family Physician

Aug 12, 2021 - This collection features AFP content on acute abdominal pain and related issues, including acute pelvic pain, appendicitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis. This collection features AFP content on acute abdominal pain and related ...

American Family Physician : AFP By Topic

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...FEBRUARY 1, 2003 / VOLUME 67, NUMBER 3 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 547 improved tolerability and safety if taken in overdose. SSRIs block the reuptake of sero- tonin (5-HT1A, 5-HT2C, and 5-HT3C) into the presynaptic nerve terminal, thereby enhanc- ing serotonin...

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Abnormal Electrocardiogram Findings During an Occupational Physical ExaminatioAbnormal ...

Date xx, xxxx Photo Quiz

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 1999 - The most probable etiology of abnormal uterine bleeding relates to the patient's reproductive age, as does the likelihood of serious endometrial pathology. The specific diagnostic approach depends on whether the patient is premenopausal, perimenopausal or postmenopausal. In ...

American Family Physician : Article

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding - American Family Physician

...School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois Members of various fam- ily practice departments develop articles for Prob- lem-Oriented Diagnosis. This is one in a series from the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Southern Illinois Univer- sity School of Medicine,...

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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Associated with Hormonal Contraception -- American Family ...

...MAY 15, 2002 / VOLUME 65, NUMBER 10 www.aafp.org/afp AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN 2073 in the United States each year are related to the misuse or discontinuation of OCPs.5 Mechanisms of Action COMBINATION ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS Most combination OCPs contain ethinyl estradiol...

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Absolute vs. Relative Numbers in Evaluating Drug Therapy - Letters to the Editor - ...

May 15, 2001 - ...Absolute vs. Relative Numbers in Evaluating Drug Therapy Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 15;63(10):1913-1916. to the editor: Authors of articles in American Family Physician (AFP) often refer to the benefits of drug treatment only in relative terms. This practice has been shown to be...

American Family Physician : Letter

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Acamprosate (Campral) for Treatment of Alcoholism - STEPS - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2006 - Acamprosate is a safe and well-tolerated treatment for patients with alcoholism and it appears to improve the likelihood that patients will remain abstinent. Most evidence suggests it is as effective as naltrexone but with fewer adverse reactions, and that it may be more effective when ...

American Family Physician : STEPS

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0815/p645.html

ACC Statement on Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening for Competitive Athletes - ...

Aug 1, 2005 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released new eligibility guidelines for competitive athletes with cardiovascular abnormalities and clinical guidelines for preparticipation screening.

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0801/p523.html

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