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Recent Government & Medicine Stories

03/27/2018 — The budget bill that Congress passed and President Trump signed March 23 funds important primary care initiatives, but leaves one important patient need unsettled.

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03/26/2018 — Tennessee legislators withdrew a proposal to allow some physician assistants greater authority after the AAFP pointed out the "grave danger" such a move would pose for patients.

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03/22/2018 — The AAFP made detailed suggestions to improve CMS' recently announced initiative to improve patients' access to and control of their electronic health data.

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03/20/2018 — The AAFP recently gave the Department of Veterans Affairs feedback on a proposed rule that could affect physician payment, prior authorization and scope of practice.

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