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HIP Expansion Announcement

May 15, 2014

Governor Pence announced today that Indiana will pursue an expansion of the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)....

MERS-CoV Case Confirmed

May 2, 2014

MERS-CoV Case ConfirmedMIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS INFECTION CONFIRMED IN NORTHWESTERN...

Confused About Medicare Preventive Visits? So Are Your Patients!

April 17, 2014

Confused About Medicare Preventive Visits? So are your patients!ByJoy Newby, LPN, CPCNewby Consulting,...

Indiana’s Immunization Successes and Challenges

March 20, 2014

By Anne Schuchat, MD, RADM, US Public Health Service, Assistant Surgeon General, and Director, National...

Indiana General Assembly's "Short Session" Comes To An End

March 14, 2014

 General Assembly's "Short Session" EndsThe Indiana legislature adjourned “sine die”...

Indiana General Assembly In The Home Stretch

March 4, 2014

By Allison Taylor, JDToday marks the 3rd reading deadline for legislation – meaning that bills...

Legislative Reception Hosted By IAFP

February 18, 2014

Legislative Reception Hosted By IAFPOn the evening of Monday, February 17, your Academy hosted a legislative...

Updated Legislative News and Coding Tips

February 18, 2014

IAFP Members can take advantage of recently updated Legislative News and Coding & Billing Updates. Login...

Mid-Session Legislative Report

February 18, 2014

The 2014 "short" session of the Indiana General Assembly is in full swing.  Just last week the House...

Tips From Our Consultant

February 5, 2014

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Legislative Update

February 3, 2014

Indiana legislature nearly half-way overThe Indiana legislature will hit the “half-way” mark...

Family Practice Stories Book Available Now

December 20, 2013

 Family Practice Stories: Memories, Reflections, and Stories of Hoosier Family Doctors of the Mid-twentieth...

First Do No Harm" Toolkit Released

October 31, 2013

The Indiana Attorney General’s office has released “First Do No Harm: The Indiana Healthcare...

MLB Unanimously Adopts Chronic Pain Management Prescribing Rules

October 25, 2013

On Thursday afternoon, the Indiana Medical Licensing Board adopted this version of the...

Medicare Final Rule To Be Delayed

October 24, 2013

By Joy Newby, LPN, CPCNewby Consulting, Inc.Dateline: October 24, 2013We received the following notice...

Avoid The Fall Asthma "Epidemic"

October 24, 2013

By Amy Brandt, MPH – Chronic Respiratory Disease Epidemiologist, Indiana State Department of HealthFall...

Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace Resources

October 1, 2013

American Academy of Family Physicians ResourcesThe AAFP has created useful resources for family physicians...

Dr. Alan W. Sidel Memorial Family Medicine Scholarship

October 1, 2013

IAFP Past President Alan W. Sidel, MD, passed away in May, 2013. His family have set up a memorial family...

UPDATED: MLB Releases 2nd Version of Emergency Rules on Pain Management Prescribing – Next Public Hearing September 25th

September 17, 2013

IAFP reported last month regarding Senate Enrolled Act 246, which requires the MLB to establish...

Medicare Payment Allowances and Effective Dates for the 2014 Flu Season

September 17, 2013

This article clarifies CPT codes, payment allowances, and effective dates for flu vaccines for the coming...