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Commissoner Johnson, NJDHS, to address House of Delegates Friday

This year, we are proud to announce that Commissioner Carole Johnson, NJ Department of Human Services, will speak at 11am during the House of Delegates Meeting.

About Commissioner Johnson:

Carole Johnson was nominated to be Commissioner of the Department of Human Services by Governor Phil Murphy.

She previously served in the Obama White House as senior health policy advisor and member of the Domestic Policy Council health team. There, she worked to increase health insurance coverage for millions of Americans, improve services and choices for individuals with disabilities, expand supports for older Americans, increase coverage of mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and improve health and economic security for all Americans.

Upcoming Events

VALUE-BASED CARE SYMPOSIUM AND TOWN HALL!

The agenda has been set for this year's Value-Based Care Symposium and Town Hall, Thursday, June 14, at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel

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HYPERTENSION WEBINAR - REGISTER NOW!

Free, CME webinar to provide practical strategies to identify and treat patients with hypertension -- June 19, 2018

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HPV CANCER PREVENTION WEBINAR -- REGISTER NOW!

Free, CME-accredited webinar presented in partnership with the American Cancer Society -- June 21, 2018

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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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PATIENT EDUCATION VIDEOS FOR YOUR PRACTICE!

Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.

To access the videos, please click here.

Follow the 2018 Scientific Assembly!

2018 SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY, JUNE 14-18
CAESARS ATLANTIC CITY!

Highlight Videos

Frank Snope Keynote

News and Important Updates

NJAFP in the News

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.

Healthcare Transformation

CPC+ Support Services

Is your practice struggling to meet the CPC+ Care Delivery Requirements?  NJAFP experts have served over 60 CPC practices for the past five 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, email NJAFP at HTT@njafp.org.

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AAFP Payment Model Shows 'Promise,' Says HHS

HHS has responded to an advisory committee's recommendation regarding the AAFP's Advanced Primary Care Alternative Payment Model by praising the AAFP for its "strong commitment to innovation and improving health care."

USPSTF: Don't Use ECG to Screen Low-risk Adults for CVD Events

On June 12, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a final recommendation statement on screening for cardiovascular disease risk with electrocardiography. Based on the available evidence, the task force recommends against such screening in asymptomatic, low-risk individuals.

Yes, There's a Doctor on Board -- and She's a Family Physician

Kim Yu, M.D., writes that two in-flight emergencies during an international flight taught her important lessons about teamwork, collaboration and communication.

Medical Groups Urge DOJ to Defend Key ACA Provisions

The AAFP and five other organizations urged the Department of Justice to argue against a challenge to a key part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

AAFP, Other Groups Issue Joint Principles on Opioid Crisis

The AAFP recently joined with five other medical organizations to release joint principles addressing the opioid epidemic that are intended to inform congressional policies on the issue.

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