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Applications Rising At Marian University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

September 24, 2015

The number of applicants to Marian University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) has surged by...

Family Physicians Elected To ISMA Leadership

September 22, 2015

Rhonda Sharp, MD, New ISMA President IAFP member Rhonda Sharp, MD, a family medicine physician...

Surgeon General's Call To Action Encourages Hoosiers To Walk Their Way To Better Health

September 9, 2015

The next time someone says “take a walk,” offer to take them up on it. And ask them to join...

Naloxone Opinion From Attorney General

September 7, 2015

Naloxone Opinion From Attorney GeneralLast week Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller...

New Study On Dairy And Brain Health

August 26, 2015

 For older adults, the benefits of dairy can be endless. Consuming milk, cheese, and yogurt...

2015 Fall FrontLine Physician Coding And Billing Update

August 24, 2015

This update from Joy Newby includes some ICD-10 clarifications, requests for documentation related to...

2015 IAFP Award Winner: Adam Amos, MD

July 28, 2015

 Dr. Amos receives the Outstanding Resident Award from Worthe Holt, MD, during the IAFP's...

2015 IAFP Award Winner: Tricia Hern, MD

July 28, 2015

Dr. Hern receives the A. Alan Fischer Award from Worthe Holt, MD, during the IAFP's Annual Convention...

Thank You To Our 2015 Annual Convention Exhibitors!

July 27, 2015

The Convention’s exhibit hall offered an opportunity for attendees to learn about clinical advances...

New Prenatal Diagnosis Requirement

July 1, 2015

HEA 1093 UPDATE: ISDH INFORMATIONAL SHEET ON PRENATAL DIAGNOSES NOW AVAILABLEEffective July 1, 2015,...

Lawmakers Announce 2015 Legislative Interim Study Topics

June 18, 2015

Lawmakers Announce 2015 Legislative Interim Study TopicsLegislative leaders recently convened to set...

Mandated Use Of CHIRP Begins July 1

June 18, 2015

Beginning July 1, 2015, all healthcare providers who are authorized to administer immunizations will...

2015 Legislative Session Recap

May 13, 2015

The Indiana General Assembly passed the state’s biennial budget and adjourned sine die on...

2015 Summer FrontLine Physician Coding and Billing Update

May 5, 2015

This update from Joy Newby, LPN, CPC, covers Transitional Care Management, the Primary Care...

Important HIP Information

April 30, 2015

Important HIP InformationHIP 2.0 Fast Track Enrollment Should Be Available NowAccording...

The SGR Is Repealed

April 14, 2015

Breaking news from AAFP Government Relations StaffThis evening, the United States Senate passed the Medicare...

Full Repeal of SGR Passes House, Moves To Senate

March 26, 2015

Family physicians who have long sought an end to Medicare payment uncertainty have reason for optimism...

Time is running out to permanently repeal the SGR

February 25, 2015

Congress has a rare opportunity to repeal the flawed and failed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR)...

CMS Pushes MU Attestation, PQRS Reporting Deadlines to March 20

February 25, 2015

CMS announced Feb. 25 that the attestation deadline for the Medicare EHR (electronic health record)...

CMS Announces It Is Prepared For ICD-10

February 25, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25, CMS announced its first end-to-end tests of ICD-10 detected few...