CMS has re-opened the Open Payments system after taking it offline to resolve a data integrity issue. Physicians and teaching hospitals may now resume registration, review and, as needed, dispute activities, and will have until September 8, 2014 to complete this process.
While the CDC has stated that Ebola poses no significant threat to US, family physicians should be prepared to answer patient questions regarding the disease.
In an effort to assist our members and their patients in navigating the choppy seas of prescription drug plans under Covered California we asked Covered California to provide us with answers to the burning questions we are receiving.
The California Legislature recently passed CAFP's sponsored resolution, ACR 107 (Bloom), declaring 2014 as "The Year of the Family Physician" in recognition of the critically important role family physicians play in ACA impolementation.
Since 1948 the CAFP has been advocating for you and your patients.
Looking for a CME program in your area, your Chapter’s next meeting, the link to register for the CAFP’s ASA? This easy-to-use, real-time calendar includes the latest information on CME, Chapter and Academy events – from ASA to advocacy to student and resident events. This is your resource for locations, times, registration and event details.
Expanding the family physician workforce is a priority for CAFP. In this section you’ll find statistics, white papers, pipeline programs, graduate medical education funding, and more all focused around ensuring a stable and sufficient family physician workforce for California. Learn how YOU can be a part of the solution.
The Practice University, a catalog of PCMH information, assists family physicians in exploring the medical home model and transforming their practice. You will find materials on PCMH programming to facilitate NCQA recognition, a library of tools and resources, inspiring narratives from your colleagues, PCMH coaching services and more.
The latest headlines affecting family medicine: newspaper articles, online blogs and forums, and stories on radio and TV. We follow the press for news about CAFP members, updates on important issues to your specialty, practice and patients. We are thrilled to spotlight family physicians, residents and students making the news!
Family Medicine piquing your interest? Already enrolled in a residency program and looking for your first job? Or are you a mid-career professional looking for a chance of pace or location? Look no further for information on what family medicine careers, tips and tricks for securing your perfect job, and job listings for family physicians.
The mission of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is to advance the delivery of accessible, compassionate and comprehensive health care to the people of California by supporting the goals and projects of the California Academy of Family Physicians and securing diverse philanthropic resources in order to accomplish those goals.