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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) – July Updates and Announcements

The CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) is California’s first-ever statewide data sharing agreement (DSA), aimed at improving the secure and appropriate exchange of health and social services. To understand what signing onto the DSA will mean for physicians and the patients you serve, CAFP has been partnering with BluePath Health and Transform Health to share […]

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Now an Enduring Activity in Homeroom: What FPs need to know about Fentanyl and Illicit Drugs

Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Trotzky-Sirr and Sergeant Brian Gunsolley recently discussed how patients are obtaining Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids and how physicians can help their patients recognize and understand the dangers of non-prescribed medication and encourage the use of overdose reversal agents. This essential presentation is now available 24/7 in Homeroom and is approved […]

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AAFP: New Supplement Offers Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations

From AAFP (July 13, 2023): July 13, 2023, News Staff — To help family physicians prepare for National Immunization Awareness Month in August, the Academy has published updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccines in the July/August issue of FPM. The free, online-only supplement features the latest vaccine recommendations, along with tips on communicating the importance of vaccination to patients. The guidance recommends that generally, […]

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Building Community Capacity

The national public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic expired in May 2023. As we transition to living with COVID-19, we can’t forget the responses needed by our communities, our clinics and health care staff working together to keep us healthy. Our Building Community Capacity project provides clinics and community organizations in underserved areas the […]

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POP! Leadership Panel

POP! starts Friday, August 25th. Don't miss the Leadership Panel - Realizing Change: Insights from Leaders in Family Medicine with speakers, Shannon Connolly, MD, FAAFP, Tae Ahn, MD, MPH, and Felix Nunez, MD Be inspired by this panel of family physicians and their stories of how small, yet significant steps, lead to transformative improvements in […]

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POP! Keynote Speaker Announced!

We are thrilled to welcome Renee Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, to speak at POP! Dr. Crichlow is President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), the chief medical officer of Codman Square Health Center in Boston, the Vice-chair of Health Equity at the Boston University Department of Family Medicine, and medical editor for Diversity, […]

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Legislature Passes Health Budget Trailer Bill that Provides Medi-Cal Rate Increases for Primary Care

The California legislature passed the 2023 -2024 health budget trailer bill, which renews the State’s Managed Care Organization (MCO) tax and provides the largest Medi-Cal rate increase in California history. Starting in 2024, the health budget trailer bill increases provider rates to at least 87.5 percent of Medicare for primary care, maternity care, and non-specialty […]

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CAFP Welcomes New Committee Members

The CAFP Committee Nominations Cycle With the recent appointment of members to CAFPs new Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee, CAFP has now executed our second round of the annual, open committee nominations cycle.  We received over 100 applications from members throughout the state and are excited to welcome many of them to new […]

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CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) – June Updates and Announcements

The CalHHS Data Exchange Framework (DxF) is California’s first-ever statewide data sharing agreement (DSA), aimed at improving the secure and appropriate exchange of health and social services. To understand what signing onto the DSA will mean for physicians and the patients you serve, CAFP has been partnering with BluePath Health and Transform Health to share […]

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