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Updates on New Opioid Prescribing and Resources 

The State has created a webpage with all the information you need on the new opioid prescribing laws, as well as links to key resources including a sample one-page pain management agreement and FAQs on the law.

- MACRA Final Rule Announced 

IMPROVEMENTS ANNOUNCED TO THE PMP

  • NJPMP’s Interstate Data Sharing now covers 12 states, including PA and NY.        
  • Expands patient history searches to two years of patient’s prescription records.
  • Automatically converts dosages of commonly-prescribed opioids of differing potency, such as codeine, fentanyl, and oxycodone, into a standard value known as “morphine milligram equivalents” (MME). 

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Educate Your Patients

Improve Diabetes Care through DSME and DPP 

Evidence shows that diabetes self-management education can lower A1C by teaching patients to better manage food, exercise and medications.  Find your local DPP, DSME and DSMP programs here.  

Protect New Jersey: FREE Vaccine Patient Education Videos!

Click here to download free, short videos designed to dispel the myths surrounding vaccines.

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Healthcare Transformation

CPC+ Support Services

Has your practice been accepted into the CPC+ program and you don't know where to start?  NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past four years and are here to help you succeed with CPC+!  

PCMH Support Services

For more than seven years, NJAFP has provided practice transformation and patient-centered medical home consultation services to more than 1,500 physicians in approximately 1,000 locations across five states, helping align primary care practices to best serve patient needs. 

For more information about our CPC+ or PCMH-related services, call NJAFP at (609) 362-6507 or email HTT@njafp.org.

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AAFP Crafts QPP Executive Summary to Inform Family Physicians

The AAFP has created a two-page executive summary of CMS' lengthy proposed rule outlining updates to the 2018 Quality Payment Program.

AAFP Joins House Members to Raise Burnout Awareness

Amid growing concerns about physician burnout, one physician House member recently brought his medical colleagues together to raise awareness about the issue.

Physicians Offer Hands-on Advice on Launching a DPC Practice

Panelists who spoke during the 2017 Direct Primary Care Summit offered guidance for physicians who might be considering the innovative practice model but are unsure how to proceed.

<i>AFP</i> to Host Free CME Twitter Chat on Antibiotic Overuse

American Family Physician will host a Twitter chat about reducing antibiotic overuse on July 9. Family physicians can earn up to 4.0 Prescribed CME credits by participating in the activity.

Embracing DPC Takes Dedication, Sacrifice, Says Physician

To be the kind of physician she wanted to be, Julie Gunther, M.D., knew she had to change the way she practiced medicine. And that's just what she did.

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Title Credit Typesort descending Event date Cost
The Pre-Participation Sports Examination for General and Special Need Populations
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
ABCs of Diabetes Learning Session 1
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1
  • 4.00 AAFP
  • 4.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00
Understanding and Implementing POLST for End of Life Planning
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 Attendance
Enduring $0.00