New Jersey will retain its position as one of 14 regions selected for participation in the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, scheduled to launch in January, 2017. CPC+ is an advanced primary care medical home delivery and payment model that builds on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCi) program, which began in 2012 and concludes at the end of this year.
Why You Should Apply for the CPC+ Program Fundamentally restructuring how we pay for primary care is an important step towards our goal of reforming the health care system to one that is foundational in… Continue reading
The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACPNJ) is partnering with the national Center for Quality at ACP and the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP) to offer a nine-month quality improvement (QI) project with primary care physicians focused on managing chronic pain.
We will leverage the ACP Center for Quality’s resources and training materials to provide education to practices through virtual and on-demand webinars and coaching services provided by NJAFP’s Healthcare Transformation Team. We will work with the enrolled providers to collect and assess baseline data on opioid screening and controlled substance… Continue reading
Preventing Influenza – Reaching Your Patients 65+ and Feeling Confident for the Upcoming 2016-2016 Season
Date: August 9, 2016
Time: 2:30PM ET/ 1:30 PM CT
Join ACP for a webinar focused on influenza and vaccinating your patients over 65 years. Dr. William Schaffner, MD, MACP, Professor of Preventive Medicine and the Chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will present on the 2016 – 2017 influenza season recommendations and share strategies for reaching patients 65+. Sign up today and share this learning opportunity with your clinic staff and colleagues! Register Here.