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Lunch and Learn CME Webinar June 21st

The View from the Street: What FPs need to know about Fentanyl and Illicit Drugs Join Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Trotsky-Sirr and Sergeant Brian Gunsolley for a discussion of: how Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are being distributed, obtained and used - both intentionally and unintentionally - by community members; how to communicate more effectively […]

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Show and Tell: Normalizing Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Family Physician Pursuit

By Fari Valji, MD I've been thinking a lot about menopause treatment, my understanding of it, and how that should change. As a family physician, menopause is such a common cause of visits and questions from patients. Questions come about menopause before they get there, as they enter the perimenopause stage, or when they're in […]

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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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Updated COVID-19 Immunization Resources

As Family Physicians across California are aware, the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency does not mean the end of vaccinating against and treating patients with COVID. CAFP continues to include updated information on our COVID-19 page to help ensure you have the resources you need. Find out more about COVID billing and coding, […]

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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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