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Congress Must Fund CHIP for Future, Say AAFP, Others

Oct 27, 2016 - The AAFP joined 50 other organizations in asking congressional leaders to provide future funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

AAFP Guides Federal Agency in Revising Disability Evidence Rules

Oct 26, 2016 - The AAFP recently gave the Social Security Administration pointed feedback as the agency mulls new rules for considering medical evidence in disability claims.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

ACIP Recommends Two-dose Regimen for HPV Vaccine

Oct 26, 2016 - Members of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently voted to recommend patients ages 11-12 receive two doses of the nine-valent HPV vaccine at least six months apart.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

National STD Prevalence Hits All-time High -- Again

Oct 26, 2016 - A new CDC report finds that for the second consecutive year, newly diagnosed cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have risen, topping out at an unprecedented combined high.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

People in the News/Awards -- October

Oct 26, 2016 - AAFP News has learned of two Academy members who recently were honored.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

No Time to Read CMS' Massive MACRA Final Rule?

Oct 26, 2016 - The AAFP has created a five-page executive summary of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act final rule to help physicians digest the rule's most important elements.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

FPM Medicare Wellness Visit Toolkit Launches

Oct 26, 2016 - Family Practice Management's Medicare Wellness Visit Toolkit can maximize office productivity and increase efficiency.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

Only Physicians Should Participate in Federal Diabetes Program, Says AAFP

Oct 24, 2016 - The AAFP told a federal agency to be careful of moving too far in expanding a federal exemption program for commercial vehicle operators who have diabetes.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

U.S. Medical Schools Still Underproducing Family Physicians

Oct 21, 2016 - A study in the October issue of Family Medicine details the AAFP's work in conducting an analysis of the 2016 National Resident Matching Program.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

Final Rule Focuses on Limited English Proficiency Accommodations

Oct 19, 2016 - HHS overruled AAFP objections to a final rule that toughens requirements for physicians to accommodate patients with limited English proficiency.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

Study: Screening Mammography Likely Leads to Overdiagnosis

Oct 19, 2016 - A recent study looked at how the advent of screening mammography has affected reported breast cancer incidence, related mortality and the potential for overdiagnosis.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

New Resources on Promote OTC Drug Safety

Oct 19, 2016 - The AAFP has posted new OTC drug safety resources for patients on The materials focus on proper dosing of children's medications, as well as safe storage practices.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

Why Are Physicians Cautious on Lung Cancer Screening Recommendation?

Oct 19, 2016 - It has been nearly three years since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued its recommendation for low-dose CT screening for lung cancer. Researchers examine why many physicians have been slow to take up the recommendation.

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

Report Calls for Addressing Social Risks in Medicare Payment

Oct 19, 2016 - A new report suggests ways for CMS to account for physicians' attention to social determinants of health.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

Study Bolsters Case for Continued Medicaid Funding of GME

Oct 18, 2016 - By tracking the career paths of physicians after residency, researchers showed how graduate medical education spending contributes to physicians practicing in the state where they are trained.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

Final MACRA Implementation Rule Addresses AAFP Concerns

Oct 14, 2016 - HHS has released the final rule that will implement the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which addresses many concerns the AAFP expressed.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

Search and Rescue Campaign Aims to Educate Opioid Prescribers

Oct 13, 2016 - The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids announced the national launch of its Search and Rescue campaign to help educate opioid prescribers and provide them with key resources.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

October Campaign Is All About Championing Primary Care

Oct 12, 2016 - The Health is Primary campaign is offering a toolkit for family physicians this month that includes patient information materials on comprehensive, coordinated and continuous care.

AAFP News : Family Medicine for America's Health

AAFP Webinar: Prepare for Value-based Payment

Oct 12, 2016 - An AAFP webinar coming Nov. 3 will show family physicians how to excel at quality measurement and reporting, as well as how to prepare for value-based payment.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

AAFP Calls on CMS to Improve Access, Outcomes With Exchange Rules

Oct 11, 2016 - The AAFP is urging CMS to make sure that rules governing federal health insurance exchanges contribute to improved patient access and health outcomes.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

Researchers Study How Ambulatory Physicians Spend Their Time

Oct 11, 2016 - Researchers share their findings from a study on how ambulatory physicians spend their time during a day at the office.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

Study Finds Savings at Federally Qualified Health Centers

Oct 10, 2016 - State and federal lawmakers who want to expand primary care access while reducing overall spending might want to look to federally qualified health centers as a model, recent research suggests.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

AAFP Joins CDC, Other Groups in Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

Oct 7, 2016 - The AAFP has joined the CDC, the Pew Charitable Trusts and 11 other national health groups to promote judicious outpatient antibiotic use to reduce antibiotic resistance.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

Winning Rural Opioid Fight Depends on Family Physicians

Oct 5, 2016 - Researchers contend that a promising way to address opioid addiction, especially in rural areas, would be to train more family physicians to prescribe buprenorphine.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

Utah Zika Case Points to Likely New Transmission Route

Oct 5, 2016 - Researchers suggest that Zika can be transmitted through tears or sweat, while the CDC has updated its interim guidance on the virus and issued a new travel advisory.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

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