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April 27, 2020
NEJM: Mild or Moderate COVID-19

Post by Kim Duir, MD What we know about COVID-19 seems to be changing every day, and few of us have time to read every day. Fortunately, the NEJM has put out excellent summary of what we know so far about how to care for your majority of COVID-19 patients who will have mild to […]

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April 27, 2020
AAFP: ACTION REQUIRED to receive additional provider relief funds

Family practice owners, Last week the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its plans for distributing the remainder of the provider relief funds authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. At the time, they indicated an additional $20 billion was being allocated to Medicare providers – both independent providers […]

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April 26, 2020
Disaster Crash Cart Provides Info on IsoCare

The Disaster Crash Cart site shares information on IsoCare. IsoCare was started by an amazing group of volunteers to help our community fight the COVID-19 virus. Our mission is to decrease the spread of COVID-19 by supporting people who have the virus (or are awaiting test results) and have been asked to self-isolate at home. We […]

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April 24, 2020
Governor Provides Flexibility to Medi-Cal Providers

Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order this week affecting Medi-Cal and the California Children’s Services program. The executive order will allow fair hearings to continue for California Children’s Services on grievances and appeals to take place by phone or video conference. Additionally, the order will ensure flexibility to continue providing mental health care services and […]

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April 22, 2020
Community Conversation: Sunday, April 26th, 7:30pm

Adia Scrubb, MD, MPP, PGY3 at John Muir Family Medicine Residency Program, is one of the inaugural Susan Hogeland, CAE Health Policy Fellows. She'll be presenting her fellowship project report on Sunday, April 26, 7:30 pm as part of the CAFP Community Conversation. Adia has been working on ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) screening with a […]

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April 22, 2020
Family Physician Practices in California Strained Due to Coronavirus

Survey highlights pressure on front-line physicians San Francisco – The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is urging lawmakers to consider the impact the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, is having on primary care physician practices across the state. “A recently released national study says that almost 80 percent of primary care clinicians are experiencing ‘severe’ or ‘close to […]

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April 21, 2020
CAFP Foundation Offers Scholarships to AAFP National Conference

CAFP-Foundation provides 12 scholarships in the amount of $750 each to support student and resident attendance to the AAFP National Conference in Kansas City, July 30 -- August 1, 2020. Applications are due Monday, May 4. Eligibility: Consideration is given to first-time attendees with a primary enrollment in California Schools of Medicine and Family Medicine Residency […]

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April 20, 2020
CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of 04/20/2020

CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer attendees an opportunity to ask questions of CMS and other subject matter experts. Call details […]

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April 20, 2020
“Under the Dome” – COVID-19 Quarantined Capitol

By CAFP Lobbyist Bryce Docherty Mid-March amid the COVID-19 scare, the Legislature abruptly adjourned under duress for the first time in over 150 years. Prior to heading back to their districts to shelter-in-place, the Legislature swiftly passed an appropriation giving Governor Gavin Newsom a $1.1 billion blank check for myriad COVID-19 crisis relief efforts. Subsequently […]

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