COVID-19: AAFP Advocacy
The Academy is working with Congress and federal agencies to ensure that family physicians receive prompt communication, updated guidance and robust resources in the fight against COVID-19.
AAFP Summarizes the CARES Act
Read the summary from the AAFP Government Relations Department on the Coronavrius Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Lenders disbursing the SBA’s loans for small business affected by COVID-19 start taking applications tomorrow. Yours should be among them – this money is going to go fast. Need guidance? Start here.
The AAFP again voiced frontline physicians’ critical need for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19. Together with its peers in the Council of Medical Specialty Societies in an April 2 statement, the Academy called on federal, state and local authorities to meet that need, improve distribution processes and safeguard health care workers’ right to speak out.
The Academy's push for broad telehealth latitude in the fight against COVID-19 delivered a substantial win March 30, when CMS announced plans to temporarily relax a number of key regulations. The move positions family physicians to respond far more nimbly against the pandemic and includes other measures to relieve administrative burden and reinforce staffing.
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