• Latest Advocacy Action

    AAFP Lauds MPFS Win

    “The AAFP is gratified that CMS has confirmed plans to implement the revaluation of E/M visit codes and the finalized add-on code for complex visits,” Academy President Ada Stewart, M.D., said Dec. 2 in response to the 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule final rule. The raise reflects years of Academy work to correct underinvestment in primary care — a need made more crucial by COVID-19.

    AAFP Urges Stop to SUNSET

    In a Dec. 2 letter to HHS, the Academy called on the agency to rescind a proposed rule that would draw crucial time and resources away from fighting the pandemic while potentially disrupting the work of a broad spectrum of health care stakeholders.

    AAFP Outlines Priorities to Biden

    In a Nov. 20 letter to President-elect Joe Biden, the Academy expressed optimism about working with the incoming administration across a number of fronts, including: building on the Affordable Care Act, reorienting payment toward value, strengthening the primary care workforce and maximizing health equity.


    Join the Fight for Family Medicine

    Family medicine is a worthy fight. Lend your voice to the issues most important to you as a family physician with the AAFP’s Speak Out tool, and access toolkits to help you affect change in your area.

    Advocacy By Topic

    Stay informed on both state and federal issues. Learn how the AAFP is advancing family medicine via letters and statements on the issues facing family physicians.


    Family Medicine Advocacy Wins

    The AAFP fights for policy that protects and advances the speciality of family medicine, our members, their practices, and the health of the public. Keep track of our latest advocacy victories.


    Start with State Advocacy

    Learn where your state stands related to emerging issues using our interactive map, and get access to toolkits and resources related to state advocacy.