Government & Medicine

Recent Government & Medicine Stories

CMS Considers New Direct Provider Contracting Model

AAFP Urges Support for Direct Primary Care, Academy's Advanced Primary Care Alternative Payment Model

06/11/2018 — The AAFP took advantage of CMS' request for information on a proposed new payment model to highlight the benefits of direct primary care and the Academy's own alternative payment model.

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06/07/2018 — The deadline is approaching for health care organizations to request a priority listing for assignment of National Health Service Corps scholarship program participants for 2018-2019.

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2018 Family Medicine Advocacy Summit

FPs Speak to Legislators About Fixing Health Care System

05/30/2018 — More than 225 family physicians from across the country gathered for the 2018 Family Medicine Advocacy Summit May 21-22 to learn from experts how to work with legislators on wins that improve their practices and their patients' lives.

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AAFP Joins Support for Less Nicotine in Cigarettes

FDA Proposal Calls for Nonaddictive or Minimally Addictive Levels

05/25/2018 — The AAFP has joined more than 40 public health and medical associations in support of a proposed update to the FDA's cigarette product standards.

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Talk With Leaders

Read the AAFP Leader Voices blog for two-way discussion on issues important to family medicine.

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