Private Payer Issues

Private Payer Issues

The AAFP Private Sector Advocacy team represents family physicians’ interests to non-governmental agencies. We negotiate with insurance companies, employers, health plans, and more to help you get better work conditions.

We’re working to save you time and money with:

  • Better payment
  • Fairer contracts
  • Less administrative hassle

Having a problem with a payer? Follow these steps:

  1. Contact the payer directly.
  2. Reach out to your local chapter for help.
  3. If the problem persists, contact the AAFP at (800) 274-2237.

Read the 90-day FAQ

The AAFP has answered a few of the frequently asked questions on the Affordable Care Act 90-day grace period. Health plans sold on the health insurance marketplace must include a 90-day grace period for premium payment for those who qualify for a tax subsidy.

Read the 90-day FAQ »(1 page PDF)