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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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Delegates Address Diversity in AAFP Leadership, Resident Retention

During the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders held April 27-29 in Kansas City, Mo., chapter delegates acted on resolutions considered by the Reference Committee on Organization and Finance.

Delegates Take on Immigrant Health, Other Advocacy Issues

Delegates to the 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders adopted no fewer than four measures that sought to safeguard the health of immigrants.

<i>AFP</i> Editor Jay Siwek, M.D., to Step Down in 2018

Jay Siwek, M.D., editor of American Family Physician for nearly 30 years, has decided to step down in January 2018. The search for a new editor-in-chief is kicking into high gear.

2017 NCCL Delegates Elect New Leaders

AAFP chapter delegates elected colleagues to fill several leadership positions at the Academy's 2017 National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

AAFP, Coalition Warn Congress of Flaws in AHCA Compromises

The AAFP and five other physician organizations sent House leaders a letter on April 26 to oppose reported compromises in proposed health care legislation.

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