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The Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is the state’s largest specialty physician association. With more than 4,200 members, MAFP is dedicated to assisting Family Physicians and their practices as they work to ensure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for patients of all ages.

News & Announcements

Proposed Quality Payment Program Updates Earn Overall Support from AAFP

On June 20, CMS issued a proposed rule that would make changes to the second year (Calendar Year 2018) of the Quality Payment Program aimed at simplifying reporting requirements and easing administrative burdens.

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Opioid Debate Concludes for Summer with Action in Both Chambers

The Michigan Legislature has made passage of legislation aimed at addressing the opioid crisis a priority this year, and prior to the summer adjournment, both chambers came closer to advancing bills they believe will help curb the epidemic.

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Spina Bifida Bill Passes State House, Heads to Senate

On June 20, the Michigan House passed legislation that would require physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide information to parents who receive a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of spina bifida, as well as any person who has received a positive spina bifida test result.

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Emerging Leaders Institute Scholars, National Conference Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the students and residents from Michigan selected by AAFP Foundation to receive Family Medicine Leads Scholarships to attend the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents & Medical Students, July 27-29, in Kansas City, and to those selected to participate in the 2017-2018 class of the Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute.

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Upcoming Events

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2017 Michigan Family Medicine Conference & Expo
July 9 - 13, 2017
Mackinac Island, MI
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