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AAFP concussion awareness webinars
A recent AAFP Leader Voices blog about raising concussion awareness announced that the Academy recently entered a partnership with the NFL. The two organizations will host three free webinars for family physicians, the first of which is tonight at 8 p.m. Read the blog now for more information and to register for the webinars.
Primary care docs see insurance payment increase
A recent study published in Health Affairs says payments made by insurance carriers are up for primary care physicians, more so than any other specialty, for both new and established patients. Read more in this Medscape article.
Reminder: Medicaid providers must re-enroll by March 2016
Federal regulations require Medicaid providers to re-enroll in the program ever three to five years. Texas providers who enrolled prior to Jan. 1, 2013, must re-enroll by March 24, 2016. The Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership has resources for Medicaid re-enrollment, including these consequences if providers do not enroll, and these common mistakes to avoid when applying.
Save the date for TAFP’s biggest CME conference and annual business meeting
In 2015, TAFP’s annual business meeting will join our biggest CME conference to create the first Annual Session and Primary Care Summit. Join us in The Woodlands, Nov. 13-15, with TAFP business meetings Nov. 11-14 and pre-conference workshops Nov. 11-12. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn more than 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, attend TAFP business meetings, network with other health care providers, and so much more. Registration will open soon at www.tafp.org/professional-development/aspcs.