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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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CBO Projects Rising Demand for Primary Care Physicians

A report from the Congressional Budget Office says legislators should consider ways to increase the number of primary care physicians to meet growing demand.

Physician Frustration With Prior Authorizations Hits New High

A new poll conducted by the Medical Group Management Association confirms that prior authorization requests are increasing.

AAFP Partners With HHS to Promote Patient Education Tool

The AAFP has partnered with HHS' Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to promote its interactive myhealthfinder tool, which helps patients determine what preventive services they need.

CDC Warns of Recent Jump in Cryptosporidiosis Outbreaks

In response to a national uptick in recreational water-associated disease outbreaks caused by Cryptosporidium, the CDC is sharing healthy swimming resources that clinicians can pass along to patients.

Panelists Describe Population Health Collaboration That Works

Local initiatives can help empower patients to improve the social determinants of health that contribute to high volumes of hospitalizations and office visits.


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