The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) represents a significant shift in health care in the United States. Support for the legislation, now public law, is consistent with advocacy principles adopted by the AAFP Congress of Delegates in October 2009.
Specifically, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:
As more ACA provisions take effect, the AAFP will continue to monitor these programs, initiatives, and regulations to make sure that they are fully consistent with the needs and realities of primary care physicians and their patients.
AAFP Letter to HHS on Proposed 2016 Benefit and Payment Parameters - December 18, 2014(4 page PDF)
AAFP Letter to CMS Supporting Cervical Cancer Screenings With HPV Testing - December 17, 2014(2 page PDF)
Joint Letter to House and Senate Leaders on the Primary Care Fiscal Cliff - October 28, 2014(7 page PDF)
Letter to CMS Opposing the 2015 Proposed Medicare Part C and D Rule - February 26, 2014(3 page PDF)
Letter to CMS on Draft 2015 Letter to Marketplace Issuers - February 24, 2014(2 page PDF)
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