Government & Medicine

Recent Government & Medicine Stories

Groups Push for Deliberative Approach to Improving Health Law

AAFP, Other Coalition Members Caution Against Risking Health Coverage for Millions

09/18/2017 — As the Senate considers a new proposal to repeal major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the AAFP and other physician organizations are voicing their strong opposition to efforts to rush it through the legislative process without due deliberation.

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09/11/2017 — The AAFP and more than 130 other organizations are pressing Congress to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program before it expires on Sept. 30.

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09/08/2017 — The AAFP signed on to a letter asking for clarity in a proposed rule to stop information blocking in health IT systems.

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09/08/2017 — The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health recently solicited input on ways to reduce some of the unnecessary legislative and regulatory demands that physicians face.

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