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Family Planning Update Newsletters

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

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Issue Index

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013

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    2015

    August 14, 2015 (pdf)

    July 24, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: 3rd Quarter Maximum Supply Reimbursement Rates for CCare; CD Summary on LARC Use Among Adolescents; Program Manual Updates; Connie Clark Leaving RH Program  
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: Special Enrollment Period for Survivors: How the ACA Can Help Patients Experiencing Domestic & Interpersonal Violence; Webinar: Ahlers CVR Data Reports   
       
      Resources: Effective & Promising Sexual Violence Prevention Programs 
       

    July 10, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: Reminder: Clinic and Staff Changes; Protocols are Posted!!!; New Diaphragm on the Market; Sterilization Method under Review  
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: Ahlers CVR Data Reports; Training: LARC Insertion/Removal (July 23rd); Webinars: Health Insurance Enrollment:  
       
      Resources: Bedsider Provider Network; Transition to Ten: Are You Ready? 
       

    June 26, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: Reminder for CCare Clients Born in Oregon  
       
      Trainings and Education: Training: Nexplanon Insertion; Webinar: Achieving Pregnancy: Assessment, Counseling and Education; QFP Training: Virtual Coffee Breaks; Online Courses: The Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health
       
      Resources: QFP Outreach and Enrollment Grant Opportunity (Due July 14th) 
       

    June 12, 2015 (pdf)

      General: ICD-9 to ICD-10 Crosswalk & Program Manual Exhibit Updates; 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines; Clarification on Pap and Chlamydia Test Dates on CVR; FAQs Addressing Preventive Services Covered Under the ACA without Out-of-Pocket Expenses; Provider Call: Meaningful Use (June 25th 12:30-1:30)  
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: Transforming Communication with Integrated Health Literacy Strategies; Webinar: What about the Guys? Men's Reproductive Health: Programmatic Strategies & Lessons Learned; Conference: Intersections of Change: Health, Equity, Advocacy; Webinar: Building Competencies and Respect in Addressing the Health Needs of Transgendered Patients
       
      Resources: Outreach & Enrollment Grants 
       

    May 22, 2015 (pdf)

      General: RHC Meeting Save the Date (Oct. 28-29); 340B Recertification Reminder; Billing DMAP: NDCs; OVP Claims Reminder; Effective Contraceptive Use Metric Summary  
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: Youth Friendly Reproductive Health Services; Motivational Interviewing Workshop
       
      Resources: Responsible Fatherhood Funding Opportunities; Tips for Planning Open Enrollment 
       

    May 8, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: New Counseling Guidance for CVR; Provider Contacts List for Oregon Medicaid FFS Providers; 340B Recertification Reminder; ella® Label Change; Title X 2.0 FPAR Survey Reminder 
       
      Trainings and Education: Best Practices for Managing LARC Side Effects & Providing Same-Day Insertion; PPSO Hosts Sex Ed Boot Camp!; Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision-Making; 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines Webinar; Date Change: 2015 Annual Coordinated Care Model Summit; Quick Health Data Online Trainings
       
      Resources: 2015 Rational Enquirer; New Patient Fact Sheet on Pregnancy & Drinking; Another Place to Find "Intrauterine Devices & Implants: A Guide to Reimbursement"
       

    April 24, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: New Low Cost IUS LILETTATM Now Available & New Quarterly Reimbursement Rate Chart; New Chart Audit Tool; OPA Enrollment Survey Reminder; New Reproductive Health Triennial Review Tool!; No Cost CT/GC Testing Still Available; I & E Committee Reminder 
       
      Trainings and Education: Virtual Conference: Raising the Bar - Enhancing the Quality of Comprehensive Family Planning Services (May 8th, 6:00-3:00)
       
      Resources: 2015 National Women's Health Week Website; Webpage Updates; The Gabby Project is Recruiting Women and You Can Help; Updated Nation Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Agency Manual; Teach Back Method Demonstration; New LARC Reimbursement Guide
       

    April 10, 2015 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General: 340 B Recertification is Coming!; Title X Survey on FPAR 2.0 Data Collection; Take Action: Special Enrollment Period for Qualified Health Plans; Clinical Advisory: Ocular Syphilis; Clarification Regarding Oregon's New Motor Voter Bill; Save the Date & Call for Proposals: 2015 Annual Coordinated Care Model Summit (September 22-23)
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: 340B Recertification (April 15th, 11:00-12:00); Webinar: Best Practices for Addressing IPV & Reproductive Coercion in Diverse Health Care Settings (April 29th, 12:00-1:00); Webinar: Enrolling Newborns into OHP (April 28th, 10:00-11:00); Virtual Conference: Raising the Bar - Enhancing the Quality of Comprehensive Family Planning Services (May 8th, 6:00-3:00)
       
      Resources: TCDC Vital Signs Report & Town Hall Teleconference (April 14th, 11:00-12:00) e Blue Campaign; Great News! The ARCH Foundation now offers Skyla!; Trauma-Informed Pelvic Exam; Institute of Medicine’s Guide on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking
       

    March 13, 2015 (pdf)

      General: NEW ICD-10 Transition Planning Timeline & Checklist; New OTC Emergency Contraceptive Launched!
       
      Trainings and Education: Webinar: OHP Retroactive Eligibility; Webinar: Title X Enrollment Data Collection; QFP Webinar Series: Integrating Reproductive Life Planning (RLP) into Your Family Planning Session; Domestic Violence Training; NFPRHA 2015 National Conference  
 

February 27, 2015 (pdf)

February 13, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
      General: 2015 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Guidelines; Program Manual Changes; Teen Pregnancy in Oregon: The Good News; Traveling Vasectomist, Dr. Foutz; New CCO Incentive Measure for Effective Contraceptive Use; Nothing Says You Care Like a CCare Valentine's Day Card! 
Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Training (Portland); Webinar Series: "Putting the QFP Recommendations into Practice"; 5th Annual Women and Girl's Health Fair 
 
Resources: Health IT Grants; Quality Family Planning Recommendations: Resources to Support Implementation; U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use 
 
 

January 23, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Updated CCare Supply Reimbursement Rates; Traveling Vasectomist Solicitation 
 
Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Training (Medford); Webinar: "Provider Options to Verify 'Atypical' OHP Eligibility and Obtain Reimbursement"; Webinar: "Campus Sexual Assault: What You Need to Know"; Webinar Series: Trauma-Informed Approaches for Supporting Domestic Trafficking Survivors 
 
Resources: Funding Opportunity: Teen Pregnancy Prevention; OPA Enrollment Data Collection Resources; 2015 CVR Rejection Messages & Other Program Manual Changes; ACA Materials in Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean; Emergency Contraception Posters 
 
 

January 9, 2015 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: 2015 CVR; Supply Purchasing News; FDA's Final Rule on Pregnancy & Lactation Labeling; White House Council on Women's & Girls Releases Report; Changes to the State of Oregon's Secure Email System 
 
Trainings and Education: Upcoming Nexplanon Trainings
 
Resources: Web Locator for LARC Services; Using a Tiered Approach for Counseling for Emergency Contraception & Patient Education Tool; Funding Opportunity: NFPRHA Health Insurance Outreach & Enrollment Opportunity Grants; Funding Opportunity: Interventions for Young Men to Reduce Teen Pregnancy; NFPRHA's Get Covered Tool: Insurance Enrollment Checklist Envelope 
 

 

2014

December 11, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Upcoming CVR Changes: January 2015; FAQ on Title X Outreach & Enrollment Data Collection Requirements; Important Title X Survey; Additions to the Web: EC Fact Sheet & NFPRHA's Get Covered Resources Link; Changes to State of Oregon's Secure Email System
 
Trainings and Education: Webinar: Best Practices for Counseling on the Risks of Contraceptive Methods
 
Resources: NFPRHA Get Covered Tool: Front Desk Staff Script Card; Client-Centered Counseling; Newly Released: 7th Edition Women's Health Nurse Practitioner: Guidelines for Practice and Education

 

November 21, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Title X Outreach and Enrollment Data Collection Webinar; RH Coordinators' Meeting Follow-Up; RH Coordinator of the Year; Important OHP Enrollment & Eligibility Verification Information; Supply Purchasing News: Ortho Discontinues Evra; Vasectomy Services Provided Under the Oregon Vasectomy Project (OVP) and Oregon CCare
 
Resources: Preferred Language Cards; Free Postpartum LARC Training Video

 

October 24, 2014 (pdf)

General: Supply Purchasing News; Telehealth Pilot Project Grants Now Available; Emergency Contraception Report; Call for Proposals - 2015 Adolescent Sexuality Conference; A Fuller Assessment of the Benefits and Cost Sharing of the US Publicly Funded Family Planning Program
 
Trainings and Education: Training: Reproductive Health Updates (Medford)
 
Resources: Coverage to Care Materials Now in Spanish; Contraception for Adolescents; BRAVE Toolkit Now Available

 

October 10, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: Reminder! RHC Meeting Materials Due!; USPSTF Recommendations; Contraception for Adolescents; Health of Women with Disabilities
 
Resources: Recently Launched: Community of Practice for Enrollment Assistance; Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resources

 

September 26, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: RH Program Manual Updates; Call for Submissions – Rational Enquirer
 
Trainings and Education: Implant Training at Reproductive Health Coordinators’ Meeting Canceled, Alternate Trainings Scheduled
 
Resources: HPV Toolkit; Electronic Health Records: What Works in Title X Agencies

 

September 12, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: RHC Registration; New Fiscal Analyst, Alissa Tinnon!
 
Trainings and Education: Enrollment Webinars; Upcoming Implant Training; STD Update, with Optional Clinical Practicum – Portland, Oregon; Prepare for Changes to Family Planning Coding
 
Resources: Federal Training Centers Collaboration Launches Website; Best Practices for Engaging Young Adults; Updated Pregnancy Terms; ICD-10 Provider Resources; HPV Resources for Patients & Providers

 

August 29, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
General: New Email Firewall; Sex and Tech: Results from a Survey of Teens and Young Adults
 
Resources: Enrollment in a Box; HPV: A Parents’ Guide to Preteen and Teen HPV Vaccination; Condom Fact Sheet
 
Trainings and Education: IUS/IUD Training Opportunity – Grant County; Health at Every Size Workshop

 

August 15, 2014 (pdf)

General RH News: NFPRHA Regional Meeting; Join us in Welcoming Colin Stevens, our new Research Analyst!; Reproductive Health Coordinators' Registration; August Provider Call - Office Hours
 
      Training and Education: IUS-IUD Training Opportunity; Inreach/Outreach & Enrollment Webinar; Healthy Adolescent Development Trainings
      Resources: ACA & Contraceptive Care Fact Sheets in Spanish; EC Materials for the ED; Grant Opportunity: Healthy Beginnings + Healthy Communities; Health System Transformation Resource; Balance Sheets – Measure your Financial Health

August 1, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
          General RH News: Revised CCare Reimbursement Rate Chart; New Program Manual Exhibit: Refugee/Aslyee Policy; New Referral Notice Rules in Effect; Mirena Inserter Design & Technique Change; Invitation to Participate in Title V MCH Needs Assessment
          Training and Education: IUS-IUD Training Opportunity; STD Update with Optional Clinical Practicum; Netsmart Webinars
          Resources: New Cover Oregon Materials; New ICD-10 Resource from CMS: Road to 10; National Immunization Survey – Teen Results; Teen-friendly Resource; Always Teach-back! Training Toolkit

July 11, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
      General RH News: CCare Billing Changes for IUD/Implant Removals for Clients Seeking Pregnancy; Clients with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Status; Marilyn Helton is Retiring!; ACP Guidelines for Pelvic Exam
      Training and Education: IUS-IUD Training in Jackson County
      Resources: CoverHer Hotline; Health Matters Fact Sheets; Resources for Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Patients

       

June 27, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
    General RH News: Billing Update for CCare Clients Transitioning to OHP; Title X Billing and Fee Collection Policy; Regional Town Hall Recordings - Title X Program Guidelines; Sue Dixon is Retiring!; Introducing the new Provider Liaison
    Training and Education: Health IT Fundamentals for Rural Clinics and Community Health Centers
    Resources: Save the Date: Reproductive Health Coordinators’ Meeting

June 13, 2014 (pdf)

Attachments:
    General RH News: Title X Program Policy Notice; Confidential Services to Adolescents; Funding Opportunity!; New Provider Liaison!
    Training and Education: NEW Health IT Online Courses; Vaccines and Immunization Training
    Resources: From Coverage to Care

    May 30, 2014 (pdf)

    Attachments:
      General RH News: OPHA 2014 Call for Proposals; Healthy People 2020 Critical Indicators Brief; 30 Achievements in Women's Health in 30 Years
       
      Resources: Resources on Reducing Prenatal Smoking; LGBTQ Workshop Curricula; FREE Well Woman Visit Mobile App; Know: BRCA; Sexual Assault Resources; iCycleBeads™ Smartphone Apps
       

    May 16, 2014 (pdf)

    Attachments:
      General RH News: DMAP FFS Rate Increase for Procedure Code T1015 for Family Planning Services; Supply Purchasing News!
      Training and Education: Regional Town Halls on the New Title X Guidelines; Webcast: Preparing a HRSA Grant Application
      Resources: ICD-10 Implementation Delay; Resources on the New Title X Guidelines; New Client Resources for Providers and the General Public; Updated Resources for Community Outreach & Education; Patient Experience Improvement Toolkit

      April 25, 2014 (pdf)

      Attachments:
      General RH News:
      New Title X Guidelines Released!; 340 B - Important Reminder! 
        Training and Education: Outreach and Enrollment Data Collection:  What Title X Grantees Need to Know; Webinar: The ACA and LGBT Individuals: Delivering Culturally Competent Quality Care in Clinical Settings
        Resources: Contraceptive Care and Health Law Reform; Free CMS-Certified EHR Systems; EHR Adoption Toolkit

        April 11, 2014 (pdf)

        Attachments:
      • Linking Teens to Sexual Health Care Facilitators Guide
      • General RH News: 340 B - Important Reminder!; CCare: Revised Reimbursement Chart; ICD-10 Implementation Delayed; Supply Purchasing Information - Diaphragms; New Distributor for Ella; Youth Sexual Health Needs Assessment; April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month  
            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)

              Attachments:
              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)

              Attachments:

              February 14, 2014 (pdf)

              Attachments:

              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)

              Attachments:

              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)

              Attachments:

              2013

              December 13, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments:
              • 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)

              Attachments:
                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)

              Attachments:
              • LARC Quick Coding Guide
              • 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
               
                
               

              August 30, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments: 
              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
               
                
               

              July 19, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments: 
              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
               
                

              May 17, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments:
              • Client-Centered Counseling Models and Resources
              • Insurance Billing and Audit Info
              • Dear Colleague Passport 2013
              • Governor Proclamation Youth Sexual Awareness
              • General RH News: RH Coordinators Save the Date October 29-30, 2013; RH Program Manual Updates;
                 
                Title X and CCare: Billing Client Insurance
                 
                CCare: Billing for Skyla
                 
                Title X: 340B Re-certification Process Underway; Title X Training Needs Assessment Coming Soon
                 
                Training & Education: CFHC Health Care Reform Readiness Series Free for NFPRHA Members; "Passport to Partner Services" Training Course; STI Series, Part 1: Taking Sexual History
                 
                Resources: Client-Centered Counseling Guide Survey; New Client Resource on ACA - Coverage of Preventive Services; Launch of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Center; Oregon Youth Sexual Health Awareness Month Grant Opportunity
                  
               

              April 12, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments:
              • Income Verification FAQs
              • 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 15, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments:
            • 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 Resource 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 15, 2013 (pdf)

              Attachments:

              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