Your TAFP News Now update for the week of December 13, 2017
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Prepare for changes to telemedicine benefits
2018 will bring changes to the way telemedicine is billed through Texas Medicaid. Texas Health and Human Services posted a brief overview of the changes to expect and how you can keep up to date.
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Take Step 1 with some helpful tips from an MS3
Calling all students: Does the thought of preparing for Step 1 make you anxious? Then you’re in luck. Kendra Williams, a third-year medical student, has generously shared all the do's and don’ts to make your journey to Step 1 much easier.
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TMF Health Quality Institute invites physicians to participate in Project ECHO
TMF and the University of Texas Dell Medical School have joined forces to bring physicians a knowledge-sharing network called Project ECHO. ECHO, the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, will be led by expert teams and use videoconferencing to conduct virtual clinics with community providers on depression and alcohol use disorder.
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Learn more about maternity care with a TAFP scholarship
TAFP is currently seeking a medical student, a resident, and a practicing physician interested in attending AAFP’s Family-Centered Maternity Care Live Course — July 25-28, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Those who apply are eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship to assist with travel expenses. Scholarship applications must be submitted by Feb. 1 and applicants must meet all set criteria to be considered eligible.
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Earn CME with a course on maternal mortality
If you care for pregnant women and are looking for real-world risk management advice, Texas Medical Liability Trust is offering 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits,™ including 1 credit in ethics and professional responsibility, for the Case Closed: Maternal Mortality course. You’ll learn strategies on how to improve patient care, explore how good documentation techniques can help prevent malpractice claims, discuss common causes of medical liability claims in obstetrical care, and more.
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Attend the Anticoagulation Boot Camp
The Anticoagulation Forum will hold their Anticoagulation Boot Camp in Austin, Texas, April 23-24, 2018. They will explore essential aspects of anticoagulation, disease state, and drug management.
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Take-in the sun this February with NPI
NPI will offer some of its most popular courses during their February conference in Orlando. Visit the Sunshine State and get the latest information on joint exam and injections with ultrasound guidance, dermatologic procedures, or hospitalist procedures. Use your TAFP member discount — Code: TAFPMember — to receive 10 percent off the registration price.
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