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Watch Aug. 24 webinar on AOBFP Early Entry Initial Certification Exam benefits & eligibility

Review benefits and eligibility requirements for the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians (AOBFP) Early Entry Initial Certification (EEIC) exam application for resident physicians. This exam allows eligible residents the opportunity to seek specialty board certification in Family Medicine while still in residency. For more information, including application deadlines and exam dates, visit the AOBFP … Read More

AOA Staff

08.25.20

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Upcoming CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls

Below is a schedule of CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls. CMS Office Hour Calls CMS Office Hour Calls provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, physicians and clinicians to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and healthcare system. The next Office Hour Call will take place on: Tuesday, … Read More

AOA Staff

08.24.20

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COVID-19 regulatory updates — August 21

COVID-19 regulatory updates from the last week include a new resource for rural healthcare and new policies for inpatient and long-term care hospitals, and rehab facilities. New COVID-19 resource for rural healthcare The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) has released a Rural Crosswalk: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19. This new … Read More

AOA Staff

08.21.20

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AOBFP Early Entry Initial Certification (EEIC) exam application now available for residents

This exam, which will be administered Jan. 16 – 30, 2021, allows eligible residents the opportunity to seek specialty board certification in Family Medicine while still in residency.

AOA Staff

08.18.20

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COVID-19 regulatory updates — August 14

COVID-19 regulatory updates from the last week include July-December State Testing Plans released by HHS and allocations of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund for nursing homes. HHS releases July-December COVID-19 State Testing Plans The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) publicly posted the July through December COVID-19 Testing Plans from all states, territories, and localities … Read More

AOA Staff

08.14.20

AOA

Welcome to the profession, osteopathic medical students!

In recognition of Student Welcome Week, view a video welcoming osteopathic medical students to our growing profession. 

AOA Staff

08.14.20

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The AOA strongly supports the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

Statement attributable to AOA President Thomas L. Ely, DO: “Physicians in the United States have the highest rate of suicide among all professions. Despite this tragic fact, the doctors that care for our nation face hurdles accessing the health care they need to sustain their mental health. COVID-19 exacerbated problems that have long plagued the … Read More

AOA Staff

08.11.20

AOA

COVID-19 live webinars continue Thursday

Thursday night’s webinar on practicing re-opening strategies wraps up a week of COVID-19 webinars. Learn more below and be sure to register for CME on AOA Online Learning. Aug. 13: Practice Re-opening Strategies This webinar, held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 13, will explore some of the policies and procedures which practices should be developing … Read More

AOA Staff

08.11.20

AOA

COVID-19 regulatory updates — August 7

COVID-19 regulatory updates from the last week include a deadline extension for the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund, and the Provider Relief Fund portal reopening for certain providers. COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund application deadline extended for Medicaid providers and plans The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the application deadline until Friday, Aug. 28, … Read More

AOA Staff

08.07.20