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General Announcement
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarification of the CMS 2019 Final Rule »
Last week CMS finalized it rule on E/M coding and payment. Some ACOFP members contacted ACOFP for additional guidance on w...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes »
The FDA announced that it will seek the ban and restrictions to prevent young people from starting smoking. In a stateme...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Government Releases New Guidelines Urging Americans To Exercise Even For A Few Minutes »
The  Washington Post  (11/11) reports that a committee appointed by the Department of Health and Human Service...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Surgeon General Discusses the Opioid Epidemic »
From The Doctors Company - Visit www.thedoctors.com for the full article and resources U.S. Surgeon General Disc...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACOFP Resident Council - Nominations Due Dec 1 »
Nominations Now Being Accepted for  2019-2020 Resident Council   Nominations  are now being ac...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HITOC now accepting nominations »
The Oregon Health Authority is now accepting nominations for the Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC)....
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OHA publishes statewide acute opioid prescribing guidelines »
  From the Oregon Health Authrity October 25, 2018 Media contact : Saerom England,  971...
Thursday, October 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
90-Day medication supply - Oregon Law »
Reminder Oregon’s “90-day Supply” Law   Oregon law (ORS743A.063) allows the prescription of up to a...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Treatment and Recovery Act Passes in Congress »
On October 3, the Senate passed H.R. 6,  The Opioid Treatment and Recovery Act,   which passed in the House in...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtual Reality for Pain Management »
Miranda Felde, MHA, CPHRM, VP of Patient Safety and risk management, at The Doctors Company explains the benefits and risk...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Teen Immunization Resources »
  In 2017, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OHA accepting applications for Advance Directives Adoption Committee »
Contact : Jonathan Modie,  971-246-9139 ,  phd.communications@state.or.us   OHA accepting a...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon PCPCH Recognition Criteria Technical Specifications and Reporting Guide (TA Guide) »
  The Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) Program has published a revised PCPCH 2017 Recognition Criter...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AOA Settles Lawsuit, Decouples Board Certification & Membership »
The American Osteopathic Association has settled the class action lawsuit  regarding mandatory membership in the A...
Saturday, August 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Confirmed case of measles in traveler to Portland metro area »
August 11, 2018 from the Oregon Health Authority - Click here for link to full announcement  ...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominations - ACOFP FP of the Year »
ACOFP invites you to nominate a colleague who you feel demonstrates qualities of leadership and outstanding patient care f...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National ACOFP Seeks Nominees for 2019 - 2020 Board of Governors »
ACOFP is now accepting nominations for the positions of  Governor ,  Resident Governor , and  Student Gover...
Thursday, August 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Focus on Immunizations »
In August, Health is Primary is focusing on prevention, highlighting the role of primary care in promoting health and...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Proposed Payment Policy Changes »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule on July 12th that includes proposals to upda...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Common Credentialing Program Suspended »
Announcement From the Oregon Health Authority - www.oregon.gov/oha/HPA/OHIT-OCCP July 25, 2018 After careful con...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominate an outstanding female leader »
The ACOFP is now accepting nominations for the  2019 Outstanding Female Leader Award . The Outstanding...
Saturday, June 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Patient Safety Commission Releases 2017 Reporting Program Data »
The Oregon Patient Safety Commission (OPSC) released its annual report summarizing data contributed to its Patient Safety...
Saturday, June 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace »
Content Contributed by the Doctors Company Richard Cahill, JD, vice president and associate general counsel Cli...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COMP-Northwest launches DREAM program experience for undergraduate students »
“Diversity Recognized, Emphasized and Assimilated into Medicine”   Full program details and the applicati...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Become a Specialty Peer Reviewer for the ACOFP »
Looking to get involved with ACOFP? The  Osteopathic Family Physician  (OFP) Journal is looking for speci...
Saturday, June 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Doctors Company Focus on Evolution of Physician Training »
Thanks to The Doctors Company for sharing this article. See the full version at through this link . Physician Learnin...
Friday, June 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COMP-Northwest graduates 102 physicians »
LEBANON, Oregon – One hundred and two medical students were awarded doctorates in osteopathic medicine today, June 1, 2018...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Reduces Burden for E/M Service Documentation »
CMS has updated their rules regarding E/M services that may be documented by medical students . The rule clarifies that m...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Online Pain Management Module Available »
The Oregon State Pain Commission, through the Oregon Health Authority, has just released a new and updated version of the...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Medicare Billing Codes for Chronic Care Management »
View the full CMS Resource Guide to Chronic Care Management Here   From the ACOFP   CMS h...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Effort Proposed to Lower Drug Prices »
  On May 11th, the White House released, American Patients First , the Trump administrations blueprint to lower...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Influenza vaccination rates among Oregon health care workers fall short »
Media contact : Jonathan Modie, 971-246-9139,  phd.communications@state.or.us   Influenza vaccin...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OHA Director to Reorganize Oregon Medicaid Services »
from the Oregon Health Update In a message to staff  Monday , OHA Director Patrick Allen shared  a propos...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job Opening - Lead Physician at COMP-Northwest Clinic in Portland »
Click here for full details and application   Job Summary:   To serve as lead...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Opioid Response Act of 2018 »
Last week, the Senate HELP Committee released,  the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 , a draft piece of legisla...

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