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Study: HPV Vaccine Prevents Childhood Respiratory Disease

Nov 22, 2017 - Researchers in Australia have found that the HPV vaccine prevents juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, an uncommon but incurable condition, in that nation's children.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171122hpv-jorrp.html

AAFP Gives CMS Pointed Advice About New Payment Models

Nov 22, 2017 - The AAFP recently offered CMS specific recommendations based on a set of guiding principles for payment models that improve care while reducing administrative burden and costs.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171122cmsinnovation.html

Tax Bills Could Add to Health Care's Ills

Nov 21, 2017 - Provisions in both the House and Senate tax bills could hold negative consequences for physicians and patients. AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin has the details in the latest In the Trenches blog post.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20171121ITT_taxes.html

Resident Creates Online Resource on Death and Dying

Nov 21, 2017 - While participating in the AAFP Foundation's Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute this year, Joshua Wienczkowski, M.D., created the End of Life Literacy website.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

http://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20171121end-of-lifewebsite.html

Just the Facts: Can Patient Education Help in Obesity Crisis?

Nov 20, 2017 - Physicians may feel like they're losing the battle against obesity. Can patient education reduce the problem?

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20171120lv-patiented.html

FP Finds Resilience in Reflection on Setbacks

Nov 20, 2017 - A family physician described how disappointment eventually led to restoration in the November/December issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

http://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20171120annalsresilience.html

CMS Resources Help Practice, Patients Transition to New Cards

Nov 20, 2017 - CMS is offering physicians free resources to help prepare patients for the new Medicare cards that are coming in April 2018.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171120medicarecards.html

AAFP Summarizes 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Nov 20, 2017 - Because few family physicians have time to read all 396 pages of the 2018 final Medicare physician fee schedule, the AAFP has released a four-page executive summary.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171120mpfssummary.html

In Defense of Reproductive Health Care

Nov 17, 2017 - Starting Jan. 1, employers can refuse to provide insurance coverage for contraception. Natalie Hinchcliffe, D.O., points out that partisan arguments about birth control overlook the fact that women use these medications for many other conditions.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20171117fp-contraception.html

AAFP to Review AHA/ACC Redefinition of High Blood Pressure

Nov 15, 2017 - The AAFP will review a new hypertension guideline the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology unveiled Nov. 13 at the AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017 in Anaheim, Calif.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171115ahaacchbpguideline.html

Glean Key Points on 2018 QPP From AAFP Executive Summary

Nov 15, 2017 - The AAFP has crafted a four-page executive summary of CMS' recently released 2018 Quality Payment Program Interim Final Rule that focuses on areas most likely to affect family physicians.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

http://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20171115qppsummary.html

We're Thankful for …

Nov 14, 2017 - With the holidays approaching, we asked some of our new physician bloggers what they are thankful for in their practices. Here is what they shared.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20171114fp-thankful.html

Childhood Vaccination Rates Remain High, Say Speakers

Nov 14, 2017 - Awareness campaigns, scientific advances and documentation help keep childhood vaccination rates high, said speakers at the 2017 AAFP State Legislative Conference.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171114statevaccs.html

AAFP Commissions Legal Opinion to Aid Family Physicians

Nov 14, 2017 - AAFP members now have access to a legal opinion commissioned by the Academy that supports credentialing decisions based on a physician's qualifications.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20171114credentialing.html

Tell Congress Not to Compound Student, Resident Debt Burden

Nov 13, 2017 - The AAFP is pushing back on a provision of the House tax reform bill that would eliminate a tax deduction for interest paid on student loans.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20171113lv-taxes.html

Panelists Discuss Telehealth Potential for Primary Care

Nov 13, 2017 - Although telehealth can increase access and reduce costs, physicians are still looking for the best ways to use the technology to improve patient care.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20171113telehealthpanel.html

AAFP Offers Free Physician Well-being CME Videos

Nov 10, 2017 - The AAFP's Physician Health First portal has added three free CME videos that were recorded during sessions at the AAFP's 2017 Family Medicine Experience.

AAFP News : Focus on Physician Well-being

http://www.aafp.org/news/focus-on-physician-well-being/20171110wellbeingcme.html

USPSTF: Screen All Women 65 and Older for Osteoporosis

Nov 10, 2017 - On Nov. 7, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening individuals for osteoporosis to prevent fractures.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171110uspstfdraftrecosteo.html

In Wake of Disaster, Family Physicians Can Help

Nov 7, 2017 - Our nation has been hit by a recent flurry of terrifying events. Marie-Elizabeth Ramas, M.D., ponders how family physicians can help patients cope in the aftermath.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20171107fp-trauma.html

Inaction by Congress Jeopardizes Kids' Health

Nov 7, 2017 - Inaction by Congress has put the Children's Health Insurance Program and a handful of other vital health care programs in jeopardy. In the latest In the Trenches blog post, AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin offers an update on ...

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/20171107itt-chip.html

State Actions Could Solve Prior Authorization Dilemma

Nov 7, 2017 - A speaker at the AAFP State Legislative Conference told family physicians about work intended to help them spend more time on patient care and less on prior authorizations.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171107priorauth.html

Idaho AFP's Tar Wars Continues Fight Against Tobacco

Nov 7, 2017 - The Idaho AFP recently revamped its Tar Wars presentation tools and resources, and presenters and students alike seem to be impressed.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171107idahotarwars.html

Get a Clue: Pandemic Board Game Runs Risk of Snubbing FPs

Nov 6, 2017 - Board game enthusiast and medical student John Heafner, M.P.H., writes that subspecialists shouldn't have a monopoly on the limelight in popular culture.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices : Blogs

http://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20171106lv-fpmedia.html

VA Proposed Rule Looks to Expand Telehealth Services

Nov 6, 2017 - In a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the AAFP gave qualified support to a limited exemption of telehealth services from state licensure and noted that veterans need better access to civilian physicians.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

http://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171106vatelehealth.html

FPs: Preview Your Physician Compare Data by Dec. 1

Nov 3, 2017 - CMS has fixed a technical problem on the Physician Compare website, and physicians now have an extra two weeks to review their data.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

http://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20171103physcompareextension.html

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