• Advocacy Action: The AAFP’s Latest D.C. Work

    AAFP Delivers MPFS Comments

    In its detailed response to the 2022 Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule, the Academy said CMS has the power to improve the value of several foundational primary care services and urged the agency to wield that authority to ensure stability for family medicine practices affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    AAFP Calls for Streamlined Vaccination Push

    In a letter to the White House, the Academy expressed strong support for the administration’s latest efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19 while urging several strategies to fully leverage — and better support — family physicians in the fight.

    Fix Burdensome PRF Reporting, AAFP Urges

    Academy members say HRSA’s mandatory portal for reporting provider relief fund activity is frustrating and takes time away from caring for patients when family physicians are overwhelmed by the latest COVID-19 surge. In an Aug. 18 letter, the AAFP called for clarification and remedies.

    Working for Our Members in Washington

    We've got wins to share! Examining the Academy's critical advocacy campaigns as the battle to sustain, support  and strengthen family medicine moves forward. Check out the latest in the fight for the specialty.

    AAFP Engages the Biden-Harris Administration

    The Academy is working with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on priorities that promote the interests of family physicians and the importance of primary care. Follow the AAFP’s advocacy work with the new White House.

    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.

    Congressional Primary Care Caucus

    The bipartisan Congressional Primary Care Caucus educates members of Congress and their staffs on critical primary care issues affecting their districts and advocates for policies that strengthen U.S. primary care.

    Join the AAFP Key Contacts Program

    Learn more about our goal to establish a network that pairs AAFP membership with congressional leadership to help shape the future of family medicine policy.

    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.