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    Advocacy: Fighting for Family Medicine

    Find out what the AAFP is doing to protect and promote the specialty of family medicine.

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

    G2211 Is in the 2024 MPFS Final Rule. Now What?

    The AAFP is intensifying its work to ensure that Congress not only supports G2211’s adoption but also addresses Medicare payment and administrative complexity.

    Congressional Testimony Shows Need for Primary Care Investment

    “Primary care in this country is at a tipping point, but Congress can change that,” AAFP President-elect Steven Furr, M.D., FAAFP, told lawmakers during a hearing on a broad slate of health care topics.

    Update to Parity Law Brings Potential Advocacy Win

    A proposed rule aims to improve patients’ access to behavioral health care. The AAFP generally supports the proposal, but urged HHS not to disincentivize increased primary care payment.


    Search 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.

    Lend Your Voice

    Amplify 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.

    Get Involved in Advocacy

    Learn how you can join the Academy's efforts to transform the practice environment through advocacy.

    Primary Care Caucus

    This bipartisan caucus educates members of Congress and their staffs on critical primary care issues affecting their districts and advocates for policies that strengthen primary care.

    Family Medicine PAC

    Help us achieve a long-term solution in Medicare physician payment, address the administrative burdens you and your patients face daily, and back the next generation of family physicians.  

    Key Contacts Program

    This network pairs AAFP members with congressional leaders and elected officials supportive of priorities of family physicians to champion legislation and public policy.


    Learn where your state stands on important, emerging issues related to primary care. Access toolkits, browse resources related to state advocacy, and connect with your state chapter.