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Letter Urges Protection of Access to Military Health Care

AAFP Joins Objection to Replacing 15,000 Positions With Civilians

08/07/2019 — The AAFP and other medical groups recently called on House and Senate leaders to protect military medical staffing levels from a harmful proposed budget cut.

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08/05/2019 — HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration will distribute $20 million over three years as part of an initiative to grow the rural physician workforce.

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08/02/2019 — As the AAFP begins formulating detailed comments to CMS on its proposed 2020 Medicare physician fee schedule, several key elements already stand out. An initial summary the Academy has developed highlights those points.

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AAFP Joins Effort to Postpone PAMA Laboratory Reporting

Faulty Data Collection Practices Endanger Patients' Access to Critical Tests

07/24/2019 — The AAFP and more than two dozen other organizations recently urged congressional leaders to delay required reporting of 2020 clinical laboratory data.

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