Subscription Terms

Terms and Policies

  • All subscriptions, including site licenses, are for a stated number of issues (24 for AFP, 6 for FPM) and start with the next available issue after receipt of payment.
  • Once payment is received, subscriber gets immediate online access to all of the previous year’s restricted content. When a subscription expires or is terminated, access becomes limited to only those issues (older than 12 months) that are available to the general public.
  • GUARANTEE: If a subscription is terminated prior to expire, a refund will be made for all unfulfilled issues upon request. Please allow up to four weeks for delivery of refund.
  • Get details on copyright and authorized use for AFP and for FPM.


  • Subscriptions must be prepaid in full before being activated.
  • Payment must be received one month preceding the desired start date. Subscriptions begin with the next available issue after receipt of payment. Requests to back-start a subscription will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis; approval is not assured.
  • For a two-year subscription, you may double the rates on the rate sheet.
  • Subscriptions to AFP and FPM outside the U.S. must be paid in U.S. currency; checks made payable to “AAFP”; and written on a U.S. bank.
  • Subscribers outside the U.S. are liable for value added or similar tax or charges in addition to the subscription fee.
  • Residents of Kansas must add 8.85% sales tax.
  • Airmail is available for an additional $140 per year for AFP; $75 for FPM.


  • Claims for missing or damaged back issues are limited to the previous 4 months for U.S. addresses, the previous 6 months for addresses outside the U.S.
  • Missing issues claimed outside the specified time periods may be purchased at the published per-issue rates. See AFP back issues and FPM back issues.

Agency Discounts

  • 5% for renewal and new subscriptions.
  • No agency discounts will be made on stand-alone subscriptions to the app versions of AFP or FPM.

Questions about institutional subscriptions? Contact Rebecca Harp at 800-274-2237 (913-906-6000), ext. 5165, or fax to (913) 906-6080.