State Legislative Conference

Learn, connect, and build at the State Legislative Conference 

Learn the hot topics for state advocacy on behalf of family medicine, your patients, and your community. Connect with health policy experts, family physicians, chapter leaders, and AAFP staff. Build your list of contacts to call on for insights and recommendations.

Share your experience, participate in discussions, and attend sessions on:

  • Medicaid managed care
  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Public health

Be a resource for your state. Attend the State Legislative Conference. 

2016 Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 27 
5:30 - 7:00 pmPre-Conference Welcome Reception 
Please note: The location of the welcome reception has changed to Regency A
Friday, October 28 
8:00 - 8:45 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:45 - 9:05 amWelcome to Arizona
9:10 - 9:50 amElection Update: FamMedPAC
9:50 - 10:20 amAAFP Government Affairs Update
10:35 am - 12:00 pmInnovation in Medicaid Managed Care
12:00 -1:30 pmKeynote Lunch: Chamer Hill Strategies
1:35 - 3:00 pmPrescription Drug Abuse: State Innovations
AAFP Backgrounder: Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
3:15 - 4:00 pmMACRA - A Value-Driven Future
4:05 - 5:00 pmFamily Physicians and Telehealth
AAFP Backgrounder: Telemedicine
5:05 - 6:00 pmState Roundtable
Saturday, October 29 
8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 - 10:00 amIntegration of Primary Care and Public Health
10:05 - 11:00 amTackling Tobacco - Challenges and Solutions
AAFP Backgrounder: Trends in Tobacco Legislation
11:05 - 12:00 pmEnding Exemptions - The Importance of Strong Vaccine Laws
AAFP Backgrounder: Vaccine Exemptions
12:00 pmWrap-Up & Adjournment


The Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
(602) 252-1234

Accommodations may be made online( or by contacting the hotel at (888)-412-1442 before September 20. Be sure to reference the AAFP Legislative conference to ensure booking at the conference rate. 

Reservations made after September 20, 2016 will be confirmed on a rate and space-available basis. Conference room block rates are not guaranteed for reservations made after this date, or for check-in/check-out dates that fall outside of conference dates.

All reservations subject to hotel rate rules and room and cancellation policies. Taxes not included in hotel room block nightly rate. Cancellation must be made by 3pm MST the day prior to reservation check-in.

Cancellation Policy

Need to cancel your registration to State Legislative Conference? Read about our Cancellation and Refund policy here.

SLC Future Dates
  • November 2 - 4, 2017
    Dallas, Texas



Shannon Morey
Manager, State Government Relations
(202) 232-9033 x2552