The Oregon Academy of Family Physicians supports family physicians in their pursuit of optimal health for the people of Oregon.
Explore Our Resources:
- Learn more about our recent advocacy efforts for Oregon family physicians and their patients.
- Attend an upcoming conference or Continuing Medical Education event.
- Explore the recent edition of our quarterly magazine or other publications.
- Apply to a scholarship for medical students.
- Find a new job or volunteer position.
- Join ShareCenter, our online collaborative for OAFP members.
Learn more about becoming a member.
Good News: An article in the Annals of Family Medicine examines 23 High-Functioning Primary Care Practices and finds JOY. Read it here.
Primary care physicians must file their self-attestation form to receive Medicaid payment increase
Primary care physicians who treat Medicaid patients could be eligible for a payment increase. As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), state Medicaid programs are required to pay for select primary care services and vaccine administration at rates equal to Medicare for 2013 and 2014.
To receive the payment increase, however, you must act. Each qualifying physician must complete and file a self-attestation form .
Not sure if you qualify? Visit this OHA webpage for more information. You may also want to see the AAFP’s website for more information about AAFP activities related to the primary care payment increase.
A showing of the documentary “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare”, Saturday, June 8, 7 pm, Tower Theater in Bend. There will be a panel discussion following the film. All proceeds will benefit Volunteers in Medicine. Added bonus – 2 hours Prescribed CME Credit!
OAFP Women’s Health Conference, Jan. 18-20, 2014, Mt. Bachelor Village Resort, Bend, OR
Learn to be a leader in your clinic and your community, Nov. 9, 2013, Portland (details soon!)
SAM (Self Assessment Module) Study Hall, Dec. 7, 2013, Portland
10th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium, June 8-9, 2013, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, Portland
visit www.cardiologyinoregon.org for more information
ShareCenter helps Oregon family physicians learn from each other:
- Which other practices use the same EMR system as you do?
- How are other family physicians preparing for Coordinated Care Organizations?
The answer to these and many other questions can be found on ShareCenter, a new on-line social networking tool only for OAFP members. Check it out today!
The OAFP has prepared A set of guidelines to use when creating or evaluating a Coordinated Care Organization in your community.
Learn more about CCO’s in Oregon from the Oregon Health Authority.