• AAFP Advocacy Focus: Health Care Delivery

    Improving the Quality and Value of Health Care

    The AAFP believes that all people should have universal access to basic health care services and that health care delivery systems should provide cost-effective, patient-centered, high-quality care with a service emphasis.

    Why We Fight

    The Academy works to show lawmakers what AAFP members know: that a primary care system centered on whole-person care and a steady patient-physician relationship leads to the best health outcomes while limiting health care costs.


    Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

    This new approach will become increasingly important in shaping health care delivery. Learn about it here.

    End-of-life Care

    The Academy supports federal efforts to cover voluntary discussions between physicians and patients about advance-care plans.

    Medical Home

    The integration of medical home functions (also known as the patient-centered medical home) is key to instilling the value of primary care. Learn about the AAFP's advocacy for the model.