With temporary funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program set to expire Nov. 21, adding your voice to the call for a permanent fix is more important than ever. Tell Congress to shore up the primary care pipeline: Reach out to your legislators today(www.votervoice.net) on this critical issue.
The Academy and its fellow Group of Six(www.groupof6.org) members this week applauded a White House decision to remove flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol products, from the market. The frontline physicians also shared their joint principles on tobacco(www.groupof6.org), encouraging the administration to continue the push against U.S. smoking and the youth e-cigarette epidemic.
The Academy recently called on Congress to protect Americans from surprise medical bills with legislation requiring health plans to count patients’ cost-sharing toward their in-network deductible and out-of-pocket maximum. "Inaction on this important issue is unacceptable," the AAFP told lawmakers.