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TAFP News Now

The TAFP News Now e-newsletter delivers current news and Academy events right to Texas family physicians’ inboxes. See the latest digest below or visit the TNN archive here. If you aren’t receiving this important news service, contact Kathy McCarthy at kmccarthy@tafp.org to request to join the mailing list.

December 13, 2018

AAFP: Utilize CCM codes to maximize patient care, payment
Your patients over the age of 65 likely live with two or more chronic diseases. Using chronic care management codes can help you deliver reimbursable, coordinated care for those patients.
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AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express ® Live Course in Dallas, Feb. 21 - 24
Attend a three-and-a-half day live course with your colleagues to review the evidence-based principles of family medicine and learn effective test-taking strategies.
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Video: What the ABFM exam alternative pilot program means for you
In a Facebook Live video earlier this week, Elizabeth Baxley, MD, of the American Board of Family Medicine and AAFP’s Clif Knight, MD, presented details and answered questions about the new ABFM pilot program that can replace the 10-year board exam for doctors scheduled to take the test in 2019. Physicians who choose the Family Medicine Certification Longitudinal Assessment pilot will complete 25 questions each quarter over a four-year period instead of taking the test.
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Support the TAFP Foundation with an end-of-year donation
Make a tax-deductible donation to the TAFP Foundation before the end of the year and you can rest easy in the knowledge that you have given your support to medical students, family medicine residents, and clinical research in your specialty.
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Tell us about your practice so we can serve you better
Please complete this Practice Profile Survey to help our committees and board of directors better understand how you practice. The survey should only take about eight minutes of your time. If you complete it, you will automatically be entered to win a $100 gift card.
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NPI heads to Vegas in February
Join NPI at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, February 21-24, for what promises to be another fantastic conference, featuring some of NPI’s most popular courses. Remember to use your TAFP member discount to receive 20 percent off each course. Enter code: TAFP2019 to take advantage of this great deal.
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