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Only Days Remain to Claim $100 Amazon Card for Completing Free Online Lung Cancer Course for Primary Care Providers

KY LEADS Lung Cancer Screening Webinar with Free CME Now Available On-Demand!
Eligible PCPs completeing the course by NOV. 30 earn a $100 AMazon giftcard!

Lung Cancer in Kentucky: Improving Patient Outcomes is available at www.LungCancerinKentucky.org. The video course was developed by Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL as part of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative. It includes […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Front News|

Dues Increase for 2019

Please note a $30 dues increase will be voted on at the All Member Business Meeting.  If this is approved by the membership, it it will go on the 2019 dues statement.
View the Resolution HERE

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

ByLaws Changes to be approved at All Member Business Meeting

In 2016, the Membership approved three (3) resolution that impacted the ByLaws.  The following changes were made to the ByLaws per those resolutions:

1.  Chapter VII Annual Meeting (ADD)
Section 3. KAFP Board of Directors will post to their website 90 days prior to the AAFP Congress of Delegates a call for resolution from any KAFP member […]

By |October 16th, 2017|Front News|

KY LEADS Lung Cancer Screening Webinar with Free CME Now Available On-Demand!

Click HERE to get started!
 

By |June 29th, 2017|Front News|

Our KAFP President was 1 of 13 individuals who were invited to a Listening Session at the Whitehouse concerning the ACA

Click HERE to read more.

By |June 29th, 2017|News|

Call for Resolutions for 2017 KAFP All Member Meeting

Please note the following deadlines for submission of Resolutions to be presented to the 2017 KAFP All Member Meeting:
Deadline for receipt of Resolutions for reproduction and inclusion in Delegates’ handbook is October 1, 2017.  If a Resolution is not received by the KAFP office prior to October 1, 2017, any member of the KAFP may […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Front News|

Official Call for the 2017 KAFP All Member Meeting

Notice is hereby given of the 66th Annual Scientific Assembly Session of the Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians to be held at the Embassy Suites in Lexington, KY.

Pursuant to Article VII Bylaws of the Kentucky Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians, the 57th Annual Meeting of the All Member Meeting will be held Friday, November […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Front News|

KAFP Advocacy Update: Memorandum to All Membership

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEMORANDUM
TO: All Membership
FROM: Patty Swiney, MD, co-Chair of Advocacy
DATE: May 25, 2017
SUBJECT: Pending June 16th Governor Executive Order

The KAFP Advocacy Committee deems it necessary to keep its membership informed on current legislative issues that can affect the ability of family doctors to provide quality and effective healthcare to all Kentuckians. As such, we want to […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Hot Topics|

KASPER UPDATE

Gabapentin will become a Schedule 5 controlled substance in Kentucky effective July 1, 2017.

The Cabinet’s Drug Enforcement and Professional Practices Branch prepared the attached fact sheet to provide general information to practitioners and pharmacies regarding the change.
This fact sheet is posted on the KASPER public web page at www.chfs.ky.gov/KASPER

By |April 19th, 2017|Front News, News|

KAFP response to American Health Care Act (AHCA) (aka House Republican Health Care Plan)

To: Advocacy Committee and KAFP Membership

From: W.C. Thornbury, MD, President

Subj: KAFP response to American Health Care Act (AHCA) (aka House Republican Health Care Plan

The Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians exists to improve the health of Kentuckians. We understand that this is best accomplished, in part, by ensuring health care coverage that promotes an established and […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Front News, News|