• Advocacy Focus: Navigating Legal Issues

    Family medicine is subject to regulatory and legal changes with enormous potential impacts on the specialty, so the Academy's advocacy addresses a full range of issues, including administrative simplification, antitrust laws, physician collective negotiation, HIPAA, liability reform, and legal transparency. 

    Why We Fight

    At the heart of the financial pressures limiting growth of the primary care workforce — and inhibiting individual family physicians — are several legal and regulatory concerns demanding vigilance and action. The Academy advocates forcefully for members across the spectrum of these issues, with emphasis on these.

    Legal Issue Advocacy By Topic