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09/21/2016 — The AAFP recently sent a letter to House and Senate leaders outlining primary care programs that should receive continued funding in the 2017 budget.

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09/13/2016 — The AAFP recently joined 53 other organizations to urge congressional action on the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage Family Caregivers Act.

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09/12/2016 — A Senate bill would make permanent CMS' Independence at Home demonstration project, which provides home-based primary care for patients with chronic conditions.

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AAFP Calls for Caution in Teleheath Bill's Language

Provision in TRICARE Legislation Would Change Which Jurisdiction's Rules Apply

09/06/2016 — The AAFP applauded adding a telehealth benefit to TRICARE, but warned against inadvertently undermining the current system of state medical licensure.

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