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Information about cancelling your registration for an AAFP advocacy conference.

Advocacy : Fight with Us for Family Medicine

AAFP: Lobbying 101

Make the most of your upcoming congressional meeting by learning about lobbying, which is an important part of the advocacy process.

Advocacy : Fight with Us for Family Medicine

AAFP State Advocacy: Backgrounders

Use the AAFP Center for State Policy’s backgrounder library to learn about state-based advocacy issues.

Advocacy : State Advocacy Efforts

AAFP State Advocacy: Webinars

Learn about issues influencing health care and how AAFP constituent chapters are advancing family medicine-focused policies at the state level.

Advocacy : State Advocacy Efforts


FamMedPAC is the only political action committee focused on family medicine. Join us as we fight for family physicians and their patients.

Advocacy : Support the Family Medicine Cause: AAFP FamMedPAC

AAFP: Congressional Bill Tracker

Use the AAFP’s bill tracker to see which pieces of legislation have the potential to impact you and where your legislators stand on those issues.

Advocacy : Track Family Medicine Bills and Issues

AAFP Advocacy: Recent Family Medicine Wins

The Academy's Government Relations team is constantly fighting for family medicine and AAFP members on the Hill. Learn more about recent efforts.

Advocacy : Family Medicine Advocacy Wins

Resources for Policy Makers

Current resources, including letters, statements, and principles, on AAFP advocacy for policy makers.

Advocacy : Advocacy Campaigns

The AAFP and the Biden White House

Capping a tumultuous election year, the Academy has begun corresponding with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team and plans to communicate extensively with the next White House.

Advocacy : Advocacy Campaigns

Medicaid Physician Payment

The AAFP supports Medicaid payment for primary care services at least equal to Medicare’s payment rate for those services when provided by a primary care physician.

Advocacy : Advocating for You: Advocacy Topics

Center for State Policy: AAFP Grant and Award Opportunities

The AAFP Center for State Policy staff share tips on how to apply for this year’s state grant and award opportunities. This webcast gives application tips, deadlines, and other important information on how to apply.

Advocacy : State Advocacy Efforts

AAFP Letter to the Committe on Finance in Support for Andrea Palm - April 14, 2021

AAFP supports President Biden’s nomination for HHS Deputy Secretary, Andrea Palm.


AAFP Letter to President Biden on COVID-19 Action Plan - September 13, 2021

The AAFP wrote to President Biden in response to his Pathway Out of the Pandemic COVID-19 Action Plan. The letter offers the AAFP’s recommendations for ways that the federal government can better support primary care physicians in COVID-19 immunization, treatment and mitigation efforts.


AAFP Letter to Congress in Support of Chiquita Brooks-LaSure for CMS Administrator - ...

Ms. Brooks-LaSure has an established reputation for advancing health care coverage, affordability, and equity. The AAFP shares these priorities and urges the Senate to quickly confirm her as CMS administrator.


AAFP Backgrounder: The Importance of Primary Care

Background information from the AAFP on the importance of primary care.


AAFP Introductory Letter to CMS Administrator Brooks-LaSure - June 3, 2021

The AAFP congratulates the Administrator on being confirmed and looks forward to working with her to advance health equity by investing in primary care access and health care coverage.


AAFP Comments to CMS and HSS on Payment Parameters and Market Modernization Proposed ...

The AAFP supports proposals to roll back previously finalized regulations that undermine the individual market and jeopardize access to comprehensive health coverage. We support the proposal to create a new monthly special enrollment period for low-income consumers.


AAFP Letter to Congress in Support of HHS Nominee Becerra - February 5, 2021

The AAFP supports the nomination of Xavier Becerra for Secretary of HHS.


Joint Letter from the Enrollment Coalition to Secretary Becerra Regarding Cost ...

Requests the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) re-issue a previous exception to the cost allocation requirements set forth in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-87. It would allow Federally-funded health and human services programs to benefit from ...


AAFP Letter to OMB - June 19, 2019

AAFP letter in response to the Office of Management and Budget request for comment on the Consumer Inflation Measures Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies


AAFP Letter to President-elect Biden - November 20, 2020

AAFP letter to President-elect Biden outlining priorities important to the future of family medicine.


AAFP Backgrounder: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Background information from the AAFP on CHIP.


Joint Letter to Congressional Leaders on CHIP Permanent Reauthorization - July 22, 2021

The AAFP and others wrote to Congress urging for a permanent extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through the CARING for Kids Act or the Children’s Health Insurance Program Permanency (CHIPP) Act.


AAFP Backgrounder: Medicaid Expansion

The AAFP is strongly supportive of policies to expand health insurance coverage to all Americans. The AAFP supports expanding Medicaid eligibility as a path to make health care available to all by increasing access to care and enabling physicians to provide cost efficient, quality care.


AAFP Backgrounder: Medicaid Expansion By State

Background information from the AAFP on Medicaid expansion state by state.


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