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Recent Government & Medicine Stories

08/13/2015 — A bill recently introduced in Congress calls for creation of an advisory body to help HHS develop a strategy that supports family caregivers.

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08/07/2015 — New legislation introduced in the House calls for many revisions to meaningful use requirements family physicians have been seeking, including ending "all-or-nothing" assessments.

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07/29/2015 — This week the AAFP sent letters to federal officials warning about the consequences of pending mergers among large insurers, including the potential impact on patient care.

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07/28/2015 — CMS included advance care planning services in the proposed 2016 Medicare physician fee schedule, and now the AAFP is pressing to ensure the coverage applies nationwide.

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