Registration is open for the 2017 AMAM. Chapters may submit delegation rosters to the CAFP, and the meeting is open to ALL members. Mark your calendars for March 4-5, 2017 in Sacramento and plan to stay over for Monday, March 6, Lobby Day in the Capitol.
On Friday, October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). MACRA changes payment for hundreds of thousands of providers who participate in Medicare. Payment changes begin in 2019, but are based on data submitted in 2017.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently finalized new nondiscrimination rules intended to advance health equity and reduce healthcare disparities. The rule includes important protections for individuals with disabilities and enhances language assistance for people with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).
The CAFP delegation, leaders and members descended on Orlando in force to represent California AFP members, talking about the issues that matter most to FPs and their patients. CAFP’s two resolutions, Endorse Access without Age Restrictions to Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptives and Medicaid Coverage of Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception, were both passed on the consent calendar on recommendation of the reference committee.
CAFP champions family medicine and helps FPs improve their everyday practice lives.
Looking for a CME program in your area, your Chapter’s next meeting, the link to register for the CAFP’s Forum? This easy-to-use, real-time calendar includes the latest information on, Chapter and Academy events – from CME to advocacy to student and resident events. This is your resource for event details and registration!
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 PCMH 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 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.
The mission of the California Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is to advance the delivery of accessible, comprehensive health care to the people of California by supporting the goals and projects of CAFP and securing diverse philanthropic resources in order to accomplish those goals.