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POP! Registration is Now Open!

CAFP and CAFP Foundation are excited for a brand new event! We're combining the Clinical Forum and the Summit to bring you POP! - Celebrating the Spectrum of Family Medicine. With the merging of both conferences, attendees will have access to a greater variety of content, networking, speakers, community service opportunities, procedural workshops, leadership development […]

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Happy Pride Month

The CAFP stands with the LGBTQIA+ community! We will continue raising awareness to improve health equity and nondiscrimination protections for the entire community, today and every day.

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#FMRising: Flexing Our Connectedness

Blog post by Jay W. Lee, MD, MPH, FAAFP As the public health emergency ends and family medicine begins to escape the gravitational pull of the pandemic, one thing is certain: family physicians deserve each other and family physicians deserve to be together. That’s right, after years of upregulating epinephrine due to the ongoing trauma […]

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CAFP Board Approves Updated Resolutions

While the majority of resolutions are submitted at the AMAM,  members can submit a resolution for consideration by the Board at any time during the year.  All resolutions/policy proposals submitted to the Board of Directors after the deadline for receipt of resolutions at the AMAM and prior to the next meeting of the AMAM will […]

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CAFP Urges Cigna to Reduce Administrative Burdens

CAFP sent a letter to Cigna conveying concerns regarding the reimbursement policy change for evaluation and management (E/M) services billed with modifier -25 and minor procedure codes. The revised policy will require submission of medical records via fax or email for all claims billed with CPT codes 99212-99215 with modifier -25 and a minor procedure […]

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June 14th Webinar: Intro to Data Exchange and the Data Exchange Framework

This webinar on June 14th from  12:15-1:00pm is intended to provide educational information and an overview of data exchange, including an introduction to the California Health and Human Services Agency’s Data Exchange Framework (DxF). The webinar will be presented by CAFP and BluePath Health with speaker attorney Andrea Frey of Hooper Lundy & Bookman. Register […]

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May 9th National Fentanyl Awareness Day

Today is National Fentanyl Awareness Day, a day of action to raise public awareness about an urgent problem: people dying at alarming rates due to illegally made fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid. In California, over 6,140 people died from a fentanyl-related overdose in 2021. This accounted for 55 percent of all drug-related overdoses. Fentanyl is involved in […]

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Neha D. Chande, MD named AAFP 2023 Vaccine Science Fellow to Advance Public Health

The CAFP is pleased to announce that Neha D. Chande, MD, MHS has been selected as one of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ 2023 Vaccine Science Fellows. This fellowship program helps develop family physicians’ skills and knowledge surrounding vaccination and addresses connections between public health and family medicine.  Neha D. Chande, MD, MHS, is […]

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CAFP Launches 8-Hour SUD CME to Meet MATE Act Requirements

CAFP assembled 8 hours of excellent, accredited substance use disorder education into a simple package to help family physicians meet training requirements of the 2023 MATE (Medication Access and Training Expansion) Act. In this engaging set of activities, addiction specialists address stigma in context, prescribing medication for opioid use disorder, pain management, patient and family […]

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