Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled TV.…

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Improvements Announced to the NJ Prescription Monitoring Program Expansion of Prescription Monitoring Program (NJPMP) to Include Interstate Data-Sharing: New Jersey’s PMP is successfully collaborating with the following 12 states: South Carolina Minnesota Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut Delaware New York Pennsylvania Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine West Virginia Some background on NJPDMP Launched Mobile App: In April 2015,…

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Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment, and Accountability Act MANDATORY HEALTH PLAN NETWORK PARTICIPATION DISCLOSURES EFFECTIVE August 29, 2018 This law, also known as the Out of Network law, was signed by Governor Murphy on June 1 and is primarily intended to protect patients from receiving health care services from out of network providers who they…

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Assemblyman Herb Conaway, recipient of the Edward A. Schauer, MD Public Policy Award, with Adity Bhattacharyya, MD, FAAFP, President, the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. Trenton, N.J. – The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians (NJAFP), the largest primary care medical specialty society in the state, recently presented Assemblyman Herb Conaway with the Edward A.…

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