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Family Planning Update Newsletters

Family Planning Program updates for providers - please read and share. 

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Issue Index

      Training and Education: Nexplanon® Insertion Training: 2014 and Beyond Latino Health Equity Conference
      Resources: New CDC Contraceptive Use eBook; Linking Teens to  Sexual Health: Care Facilitator's Guide; HPV Vaccination Fact Sheet; Kaiser Permanente Community Fund Cycle - Information sessions in April


    March 14, 2014 (pdf)

    General RH News:
    NOPP Update and FAQ; Transformation Center - Council of Clinical Innovators, Call for Applicants; Sex Ed Boot Camp with Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon; 2014 NFPRHA Conference - Last chance to register for assistance!; National Women's Health Week Coming Soon!
      Training and Education: Healthy People 2020 Webinar: Reproductive and Sexual Health
      Resources: CDC Report - IPV: New Fact Sheet for Men; NFPRHA Outreach and Enrollment Materials 


    February 28, 2014 (pdf)



    February 14, 2014 (pdf)


    General RH News: Emergency Contraception Guidance; Providers Corner: Innovative STI Delivery Model; Register Now! 2014 Adolescent Sexuality Conference; 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines; RH Program Vasectomy Changes; RH Program Manual Changes; IUD/IUS: Replacing a Contaminated Device

    Training and Education: IUS/IUD Insertion Training; Webinar: National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence

    Resources: Cycle Beads Toolkit


    January 24, 2014 (pdf)


    General RH News: Maximize Your 340B Purchasing Dollars!; Correction - New Supply Code for Skyla; CCare Eligibility FAQ-Name Changes; Host Site Applications for Public Health Associate Program; NFPRHA 2014 Annual National Conference

    Training and Education: Workshop: Translating Motivational Interviewing Theory Into Practice; Oregon and SW Washington Health Literacy Conference; Intimate Partner Violence Danger & Risk Assessment Training

    Resources: Outreach and Enrollment: Provider/Client Interaction Podcast; CDC Fact Sheet - Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis


    January 10, 2014 (pdf)



    December 13, 2013 (pdf)

      • Maximum Reimbursements for CCare Supplies Effective January 1, 2014
      • Aubra Information Sheet   Disclaimer: This information is provided for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product or company.
      • Chateal Information Sheet   Disclaimer: This information is provided for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product or company.
      • Lyza Information Sheet   Disclaimer: This information is provided for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product or company.
        General RH News: Supply Reimbursement News; Emergency Contraception (EC) Efficacy in the News
    Training and Education: New Webinar Announcement Format for 2014; Affordable Care Act - Local Approaches to Outreach and Enrollment Webinar
    Resources: STI Quick Reference Clinical Guide; Intimate Partner Violence; Violence Against Women Infographic; Routine Screening for HIV Fact Sheet; New National HIV/AIDS Materials

    November 22, 2013 (pdf)

      General RH News: Remind Your Clients: Send the Fast-track Back!; Second Annual LARC Awareness Week; Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Non-Accidental Injuries
    Title X: Upcoming Save the Date: 2014 National Reproductive Health Conference: August 3-6, 2014 Orlando, FL
    Training and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Insertion Training; "Coding in the Reproductive Healthcare Environment" Online Learning Course; Counseling Adolescents about Sexual Coercion and Abuse
    Resources: FPNTC New ACA Resources Section; ICD-10 Blog; Family Planning Strategies to Prioritize the Patient Visit; Two New Resources - Partner Violence and Healthy Relationships

    November 8, 2013 (pdf)

    • LARC Quick Coding Guide
    • Aubra  Disclaimer: This information is provided for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product or company.
    • General RH News: Supply Purchasing News; 2013 Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting a Success!; New Generic Oral Contraceptive Pill - Aubra; Farewell from Pi Winslow – Provider Liaison; A $10 e-Gift Card for Your Submissions
    Training and Education: NACCHO Webinar November 18th “Becoming an In-Network Provider: The Health Department Perspective”; Upcoming Implant Training December 11th; Free Contraception Provision:  An Evidence-Based Approach Webinar Coming Soon!; Sexual Health Rankings Webinar; Request for Proposals for 2014 Meaningful Care Conference Due 12/2
    Resources: LARC Coding Guide

    October 11, 2013 (pdf)


    General RH News: Welcome Linda McCaulley, RN, MPH!; Health Care Interpreter Scholarships for Qualification and Certification; Call for Articles: Quality Improvement in Family Planning; Payment Error Rate Measurement; Save the Date for the 2014 Adolescent Sexuality Conference April 7th-8th; Developing Equity Leadership through Training and Action (DELTA)

    Training and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Insertion Training; Webinar: Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV

    Resources: ACA and Cover Oregon Provider Resources; Fast-track enrollment for the Oregon Health Plan


    September 20, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: Reminder of 9/20/13 RH Coordinators' Meeting Registration Deadline; Prenatal Care Expansion News; Updated CCare Pocket Guides; Cover Oregon Community Partner Grantees; Rational Enquirer Submissions for 2014; Oregon Teen Pregnancy Task Force Mini-Grant Program
    Training and Education: CFHC Webinar "Prescribing Birth Control For Medically Complex Patients"; NFPTC webinar "The Intersection of IPV and HIV"
    Resources: ACA and Cover Oregon Provider Resources; OPA Preconception Health Care and Reproductive Life Planning Resource Center

    August 30, 2013 (pdf)

    Training and Education: Free CCare Webinar Series in September; Essential STD Exam Skills Training; Upcoming Nexplanon Insertion Trainings; MCHB Webcast: Implementing the Affordable Care Act for Adolescents and Young Adults: Practical Considerations; Upcoming Webinars from CFHC in September: Human Trafficking and Contraception
    Resources: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): Youth Guide; CDC Resource: Medication Use in Pregnancy; Free Posters and Teaching Tools

    August 9, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: Billing DMAP for OHP Clients with Private Insurance Requesting Special Confidentiality; Provider’s Corner:  Finding Content in Past Reproductive Health Program Update Newsletters; Reproductive Health Program Manual Change; Guttmacher Institute Seeking Title X Agency Volunteers to Demonstrate Ongoing Need for Family Planning Clinics; Health Care Reform Update: The End of OHP Lotteries and Reservation List; Congratulations to Crook County, NACCHO 2013 Small LHD of the Year!
    Training and Education: Free CCare Webinar Series in August and September; September 2013 NFPRHA Regional Meeting; CDC's 2013 Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use; Upcoming California Family Health Council Webinars in August
    Resources: • Grants Available for ParaGard-as-EC Pilot Project

    July 19, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: Statewide Reproductive Health Coordinators' Meeting Registration Starts Next Week!; 340 B Supply purchasing; Reproductive Health Program Manual Change: Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Requirements; Provider’s Corner: NFPRHA Membership
    Training and Education: Integrating Male Reproductive Health Services: Lessons From the Field Webinar; Adolescents and STDs: A Call to Action for Providers and Health Plans Webinar; Youth Participatory Action Research Curriculum Training
    Resources: OPHA Health Education & Promotion Section Scholarship Program; Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) Launches New Knowledge Center; Teens: Sex, Education and Taking a Sexual History

    June 28, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: Ahlers Eligibility Database User List Cleanup Project
    Training and Education: Male and Female Exam Skills Training; Passport to Partner Services Informational Webinar; Growing People Potential 2013
    Resources: Preconception Information and Health Materials; CDC Teen Reproductive Health Websites

    June 14, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: Carol Elliot is Retiring fom Public Service; Upcoming CVR Change - July 1; Public Health Nurse 2 (Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant) Position Posted 
    Training and Education: Wet Mount Training August 30, 2013; National Training Centers Free Webinars
    Resources: Release of the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2013; ICD 10 Conversion; IPV Screening Toolkit for Health Care Providers; ACA Resources: Open Adoption and Family Services

    May 31, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: RH Program Website Update; Important Deadline Reminder; New Code for Billing Skyla; Reminder to All Agencies Regarding Contact Updates; Client's Names in Eligibility Database

    Training and Education: Cover Oregon Online Community Partner Training; PreRegistration Ends Today for PPSO's Sex Ed Boot Camp; Using High Intensity Behavioral Counseling (HIBC) to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections in Youth Webinar

    Resources: Dartmouth College Birth Control Study; ACA Webinars in Mandarin, Korean, Tongan, and Vietnamese


    May 17, 2013 (pdf)


    April 26, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: CDC Vital Signs Report
    Title X News: How Title X Agencies Become Navigators
    Training & Education: Association of Reproductive Health Professionals Webinars;  Case Management for Contraceptive Care; Updates in Contraception Series
    Resources: Rational Enquirer Magazine

    April 12, 2013 (pdf)

    • RH Manual Change Log
    • CCare Income Verification FAQs
    • General RH News: Reproductive Health Program Manual Corrections

      CCare: Reminder about income Verification

      Training & Education: Embarking on an Electronic Health Record (EHR) System: From Thought to Action; Building support and Systems for Billing Public Health Programs; Financially Sustainable Health Departments: Business Planning Made Easy; Self-Study HPV Modules for Clinicians; The 2013 & Beyond Latino Health Equity Conference

      Resources: OPA Funding Opportunity Announcement - Due date: May 17, 2013; All Options Pregnancy Counseling Services; Reproductive Health Program Staff Contact List


    March 29, 2013 (pdf)

    General RH News: 340B Program Recertification; New Birth Control Consent Forms Available; Updated Consensus Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors; Recent Press Coverage Linking Azithromycin to Increased Risk of Sudden Death - Article from the CDC

    Training & Education: California Family Health Council Learning Exchange Trainings


    March 15, 2013 (pdf)

  • Smart Start Program Overview
  • Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center Resource
  • General RH News: Revised CCare Supply Reimbursement Rates; Belinda Kruger Retires
    CCare: Reminder: Clients Auto-Enrolled From OHP
    Title X: Oregon's Prison Reproductive Health Project Continues to Succeed
    Training & Education: NFPRHA Training Resouce Reminder; Cardea Syphilis Webinar; Title X National Training Center; OPHA 2013 Nursing and the Public's Health Summit; Prevention Works: Updating the Foundations of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Webinar; CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Reducing Teen Pregnancy in the United States
    Resources: Study Finds Sexual Health Services for Rural Latino Men Could Be Improved; HRSA Offers Free Vouchers for Health IT Professional Examinations - Ends April 1; "STD Cases" and "STD Handbook" - Online and Fully Revised

    February 28, 2013 (pdf)

        • RH Program Manual Change Log
        • Chateal Profile Sheet  Disclaimer: This information is provided for informational purposes only and in no way constitutes an endorsement, express or implied, of this product or company.
        • STD Overview for Non-Clinicians Training Flyer
        • General RH News: Reproductive Health Program Manual Corrections; Supply Purchasing News; New RH Program Fax Number
            Training & Education: Free CCare Webinar Trainings at a Computer Near You; STD Overview for Non-Clinicians; California Family Health Council Launches New CFHC Learning Exchange; 7th Annual National Medical Interpreter Certification Open Forum  


      February 15, 2013 (pdf)


      General RH News:Reproductive Health Program Manual Corrections; 2013 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines

      CCare: Auto-Enrollment Reminder to all CCare Providers

      Training & Education: Free CCare Webinar Trainings at a Computer Near You; CFHC's 30th Anniversary Women's Health Update; National Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month; 2013 Adolescent Sexuality Conference Registration

      Resources: Teach-Back Toolkit


      January 31, 2013 (pdf)


      General RH News: New 2013 Reproductive Health Program Manual Now Online!; New IUD Approved by FDA; Federal Poverty Guidelines; Health Care Reform Readiness Assessment - Results

      CCare: Changes in Depo Coding
      Training & Education: CFHC and CPCA Announce New Training Series: Integrating Quality Sexual & Reproductive Health Care into Promary Care Settings; Motivational Interviewing Workshop; Open Registration for the 5th Annual NW Environmental Health Conference; HIV Prevention and Care Webinar

      January 17, 2013 (pdf)


      General RH News: RH Program Manual Updates; Retention of Records; Change in HCPCS Code for Depro Provera

      CCare: CCare Eligibility and Enrollment Changes

      Training & Education: Working  with Children Exposed to IPV webinar; Call for Abstracts: Latino Health Equity Conference

      Resources: Rural Assistance Center Launches Rural Obesity Prevention Toolkit; Calcium Resource