Your TAFP News Now update for the week of June 28, 2017
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Enroll in Medicaid before the Oct. 1 deadline
Can you believe June is almost history? October will be here before you know it so now is probably a good time to take care of your Medicaid enrollment. If you order or refer for Medicaid, you must enroll before October 1.
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Finding balance and inspiration could be as simple as a stroll through the park
David Sabgir, MD, found himself heading toward burnout just 11 years after college. Read how extending an invitation to a patient and blurring the lines of the professional and the personal left him revitalized and his patients inspired.
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Get MACRA-ready with new AAFP resources
You can avoid paying a penalty in 2019 by reporting a quality measure or activity to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2017, and AAFP has lots of resources to help you. TAFP published two of these modules in a recent edition of Texas Family Physician that you can download from
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Check out these webinars from the Immunization Partnership
Our friends at The Immunization Partnership kicked off the Coalition Capacity Building Webinar Series focused on helping you fight the anti-vaccination movement. The three recently released webinars focus on Promoting Immunization Requirements and Addressing Parents’ Concerns, Strategies for Increasing Childhood Vaccination Coverage Rates, and Strategies for Increasing Adult Vaccination Coverage Rates.
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HHSC offers toolkit to physicians treating postpartum depression
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission recently released a Postpartum Depression Toolkit. It offers screening tools, treatment plans, benefit options for your uninsured and underinsured patients, and much more.
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Register for NPI in Austin this August and save
There’s still time to save on your NPI registration. Register before July 11 and save $100. Save a little more by making your hotel reservations before August 3 at The Westin Austin at The Domain using our group rate and don’t forget, TAFP members receive an extra 10 percent off their conference registration when they use the code: TAFPMember.
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