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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 


  • 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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Despite Narrowing Gap, Racial Health Disparities Remain

The death rate for African-Americans declined 25 percent between 1999 and 2015, according to a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the CDC, but health disparity gaps between blacks and whites remain.

Look for MIPS Participation Status Letters in May

Throughout May, Medicare administrative contractors will mail eligible clinicians letters regarding their status in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

Speakers Chart Paths From Physician Burnout to Well-being

Speakers at this year's AAFP Leadership Conference discussed well-being resources the AAFP is preparing and tips that physicians can use immediately to fight burnout.

FP Advocacy Key to Achieving Health Equity

During an April 27 session at the National Conference of Constituency Leaders, Kim Yu, M.D., of Novi, Mich., and Daniel Dawes, J.D., discussed advocacy for marginalized patients.

After House Vote on AHCA, AAFP Turns to Senate for Fix

The AAFP was disappointed by the House vote to pass the American Health Care Act, and now will focus on helping the Senate improve the U.S. health care system.


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