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AAFP Sends Administration Detailed Advice on Interoperability

Letters Urge Policymakers to 'Keep Administrative Burden Top of Mind'

06/19/2019 — In three letters sent this month, the AAFP provided feedback on proposed health IT rules meant to promote exchange of information in EHRs.

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AAFP Joins Supreme Court Filing Against Louisiana Law

Amicus Brief Says Law Creates Burden Without Improving Safety

06/11/2019 — The Academy recently joined an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court saying that a Louisiana law threatens women's access to safe health care.

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06/05/2019 — The AAFP responded to a CMS request for information with suggestions on refining one of the five new payment models the agency announced this spring.

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Academy Lauds Bills Aimed at Curbing Teen Smoking, Vaping

Legislation Would Raise Tobacco Sale Age, Strengthen Regulations

06/05/2019 — The AAFP is voicing support for several recent bills addressing the U.S. epidemic of youth tobacco and nicotine use.

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