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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

Long-time MAFP Volunteer Leader Accepts Position at AAFP

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MDHHS: Upcoming Voids for Prenatal or Preventive Pediatric Care Claims

Per the updated Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 that was signed into law in February, state Medicaid agencies are now required to collect information on third party liability prior to making payments for prenatal or preventive pediatric care. As a result, physicians may see an increase in claims denials indicating the beneficiary has primary insurance. In the future, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will void claims that have paid for several HCPCS codes.

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MAFP Advocacy Team Continues Working for You During Summer Legislative Recess

Several pieces of legislation remain on MAFP's radar in anticipation of the state legislature returning to Lansing in September following the summer recess. It is important that Family Medicine advocates remain persistently active this summer and fall—especially with the lame duck session looming after Thanksgiving, during which anything is possible—to ensure legislators understand Family Physicians' positions on legislation impacting the delivery of, and access to, primary care in Michigan.

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Five MAFP Student Members Among National Conference Poster Presentation Winners

Congratulations to five MAFP student members whose posters are among just 50 selected for display at this year's National Conference of Family Medicine Residents & Medical Students, August 2-4, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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