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STATEWIDE HEALTHCARE INNOVATION PLAN

The SHIP is a comprehensive statewide initiative to improve the health of all Idahoans by reforming our healthcare delivery system to one that values improved health outcomes though a patient-centered focus. Idaho's SHIP will affect you, your family and community by improving healthcare at an affordable cost. Learn more....

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who donated to the IAFP Foundation to support Family Medicine and medical students. In the past 2 weeks, you've donated more than $1700 to support medical students attending the National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students. THANK YOU for supporting medical education.

WHAT IS IDAHO'S COVERAGE GAP?

Visit the "Close the Gap Idaho" Web page to view information about the gap population, Idaho's solutions, and resources to help you understand the issue that faces Idaho. You can help! http://closethegapidaho.org/

DR. HALEY MINNEHAN, COTTONWOOD, BECOMES IAFP PRESIDENT

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Dr. Haley Minnehan from Cottonwood was installed as the president of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) at the 68th Annual Conference of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians in Boise, Idaho on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

2016 IDAHO FAMILY PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR

The Idaho AcaVetter and McFarlanddemy of Family Physicians (IAFP) named Dr. Robert McFarland from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho as the 2016 Idaho Family Physician of the Year on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the 68th Annual Conference of the Idaho Academy of Family Physicians in Boise, Idaho.  A tribute was made to Dr. McFarland for his generous contributions to his profession, to medical education and his service and dedication to his community and his state at the meeting.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO DEDICATED LEADERS

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The Idaho Academy of Family Physicians recognized Senator Dan Schmidt from Moscow with the IAFP Award for Legislative Advocacy and Director Dick Armstrong from the Department of Health and Welfare with the IAFP Health Care Policy Award for their commitment, unwavering dedication and exceptional leadership on behalf of Idaho citizens.

Early Highlights of CMS’s Final Managed Care Rule for Medicaid and CHIP

By Tamara Kramer and Maureen Hensley-Quinn April 26th, 2016

On April 25, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) released a long-awaited final rule that updates the regulations for managed care organizations in the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP). These new requirements represent the first major updates to Medicaid and CHIP managed care since 2002. In the intervening years, the percentage of Medicaid enrollees being served at least in part by a managed care  Read more...

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