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New contraceptive options available for Medicaid and TWHP patients
Long-acting reversible contraception products are now available as a pharmacy benefit for Medicaid and Texas Women’s Health Program patients. Read this TAFP news story for more information on prescribing LARC products to your female patients.

TAFP celebrates Hard Hats for Little Heads anniversary
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Hard Hats for Little Heads program and TAFP’s 10 years of involvement in the program, the TAFP Board approved extra funds that need to be spent this week. Read more about the Texas Medical Association’s program in this TAFP news story.

New driving rules for people with medical conditions
The Texas Medical Advisory Board recently made some changes to the driving rules for people who have medical conditions. Physicians are advised to stay up to date on driving rules in order to properly counsel patients. Read this TAFP news story for more on the changes and provider resources.


Early bird registration discount for Primary Care Summits in Houston and Dallas
Register now for either of the Primary Care Summits and save $100. Primary Care Summit – Houston is Oct. 17-19 and Primary Care Summit – Dallas is Nov. 7-9. Special hotel room rates are also currently available for both cities. For more information on both conferences, go to www.tafp.org/professional-development.