The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To this end, the members of the Academy dedicate their efforts and resources.
Affordable Care Act: What Your Family Needs to Know
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National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 8-14, 2013. NIVW is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. Click here for NIIW resources.
The Chapter weighs in on Limited Services Clinics. Click on MCAAP LSC Letter From President to read a letter from the President, Dr. John O’Reilly. To read testimony submitted by Dr. Sean Palfrey, click on: MCAAP Limited Services Testimony 2013 FINAL. Dr. Karen McAlmon, past president, submitted testimony in 2007, click on DPH TESTIMONY 9 28 07 – Final (2) Limited Service Clinics to read it.
The AAP Advocates for Deactivation of NCCI Edits – (updated March 13, 2013) – The Chapter continues to monitor this situation and will publish updates as they become available.
NEW! CME Opportunities 2013 Teleconference Program The Massachusetts Chapter and Connecticut Chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics Click here for upcoming programs: www.ct-aap.org
HEALTH CARE REFORM
ARRA AND MEANINGFUL USE
Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Grant (CHIPRA) in MA MEDICAL HOME
Here are the events for this month. For a full list of calendar events, click here.