The AAFP has joined more than 70 other organizations in signing on to the U.S. Call to Action on Climate, Health and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda. The document features 10 policy recommendations that government leaders can use to address climate change.
Two new audio products from the AAFP provide members easy access to select content from the Academy journals FPM and American Family Physician.
The AAFP will launch a national public service announcement campaign on May 1 to help prepare patients for important conversations.
With Thanksgiving approaching, we asked some members of the AAFP Board of Directors why they're glad they chose family medicine. They shared their answers in this Leader Voices Blog post.
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The AAFP and 11 other medical organizations said it would be challenging, if not impossible, for accountable care organizations to work within CMS' original timeframe.
The AAFP recently offered HHS feedback on how to improve health care for Medicare patients with social risk factors and what the Academy has already accomplished in this area.
A recent AAFP letter to CMS expresses concerns with portions of a proposed rule that would increase the financial burden on in-office laboratories, possibly forcing the closure of those that are operating on already thin margins.
...when comparing women living in rural areas those living in urban areas.vii With the increasing rates of closure of rural hospitals and obstetric units, pregnant women must travel long distances for maternity care and have worse outcomes. Family Physicians’ Role in Addressing the...
...134,600 family physicians and medical students across the country, I write to express the organization’s support for the Rural Maternal and Obstetric Modernization of Services Act or the Rural MOMS Act (HR 4243). The Rural MOMS Act addresses several important strategies necessary to...
...and infant mortality by increasing access to patient-centered care and strengthens important programs, as such as Rural Maternity and Obstetric Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program within the Health Resources and Services Administration. The legislation also supports the...
...134,600 family physicians and medical students across the country, I write to express the organization’s support for the Rural Maternal and Obstetric Modernization of Services Act or the Rural MOMS Act (S. 2373). The AAFP is pleased to support the Rural MOMS Act because it addresses...
...complexity inherent to evaluation and management associated with endocrinology, rheumatology, hematology/oncology, urology, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, allergy/immunology, otolaryngology, or interventional pain management-centered care [Add-on code, list separately in addition...
...especially in conjunction with technologic and system advances such as telemedicine. Every community should have a plan for addressing obstetric, pediatric, and traumatic emergencies, though the details will vary significantly based on distance to tertiary care, weather, and...
...that have led to significant decreases in health care services for individuals in rural communities with an emphasis on primary care and obstetrics provided by family physicians. • Promotion of Health and Wellness - the AAFP is committed to promoting public policies that focus on...
...Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Big Cities Health Coalition Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Eta Sigma Gamma - National Health Education Honorary International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Lung Cancer Alliance March of Dimes...
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AAFP Names 2018–2019 Board of Directors
AAFP Names 2019–2020 Board of Directors