November 07, 2017 02:34 pm Dallas — A speaker at the AAFP State Legislative Conference told family physicians about work intended to help them spend more time on patient care and less on prior authorizations.Full Story »
Government & Medicine
Recent Government & Medicine Stories
11/06/2017 — In a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the AAFP gave qualified support to a limited exemption of telehealth services from state licensure and noted that veterans need better access to civilian physicians.
11/02/2017 — Prevention improves health, reduces costs and deserves more support from legislators, said speakers at a recent panel hosted by the National Coalition on Health Care.
10/30/2017 — The AAFP told HHS that the agency's 2018-2022 strategic plan must emphasize the importance of easing the administrative burdens that get in the way of patient care.
10/20/2017 — The AAFP joined in praising a bipartisan proposal to improve the nation's health care law that included important recommendations from physicians.
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- 10/20/2017 — AAFP Looks to Ease Looming Cuts to Office-based Lab Fees
- 10/11/2017 — End New Exemptions for Women's Health Care, AAFP Urges
- 10/09/2017 — AAFP Leaders Seek Support for Primary Care on Capitol Hill
- 10/02/2017 — AAFP, Others Meet With Legislators to Improve Health Care Law
- 09/26/2017 — Physicians Raise Alarm on Vital Health Program Funding
- 09/19/2017 — MedPAC Debates Expansion of Telehealth Payment
- 09/18/2017 — Groups Push for Deliberative Approach to Improving Health Law
- 09/11/2017 — AAFP, Other Groups Step Up Pressure to Extend CHIP Funding
- 09/08/2017 — AAFP Joins Call for HHS to Act on Information Blocking
- 09/08/2017 — Lawmakers Ask How to Cut Medicare Red Tape; AAFP Answers