Search Results for

hypertension

1-50 of 86 ResultsHelp using search on aafp.org Sort by Relevance , Date , Title

Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Oct 15, 2019 - The AAFP advocates for health care policies that address the significant health impact of obesity.

Advocacy : Stay Informed

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/informed/pubhealth/obesity.html

Model State Sensible Advertising and Family Education

...birth defects, motor vehicle accidents, fatal intentional injuries, homicides, drownings, boating accidents, chronic liver disease, hypertension, and certain types of cancer. • Recognizes the substantial impact of alcohol adver- tising. • Recognizes the findings of a number of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Model%20State%20Sensible%20Advertising%20and%20Family%20Education%20Act.pdf

Model Healthy Beverage Vending Agreement

...to hypertension, Dr. Maureen Storey, senior vice president of science policy for the American Beverage Association, stated, This cross-sectional epidemiological study does not and cannot establish that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages in any way causes hypertension.25 One...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Sugar-Sweetened%20Beverage%20Tax%20Legislation.pdf

Standards for the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Executive Summary: State Qualification/Certification Standards for the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/ES-QualificationsStandardsforPatientCenteredMedHome-110510.pdf

Adoption of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Letter to CMS regarding the Proposed Rule to Adopt the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/administrative/ST-Rule-Adopt-101408.pdf

Adoption of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Letter to CMS regarding Proposed Rule to Adopt ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/health/ST-ICD-102108.pdf

Health Funding

Joint Letter from the Coalition on Health Funding to House and Senate Committees in Support of Health Funding

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-BudgetCommittees-FY14Funding-031413.pdf

FY2012 Health and Education Appropriations

Joint Letter to Congress on FY2012 Health and Education Appropriations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-Appropriations-090211.pdf

FY2013 Budget

Joint Letter to Congress on FY2013 Budget

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-Budget-031612.pdf

FY2014 L-HHS-ED 302(b)

Joint Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees on FY2014 L-HHS-ED 302(b)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-FY14Appropriations-041613.pdf

FY2012 Health F 550 Spending

Joint Letter on FY2012 Health F 550 Spending

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HealthSpending-032411.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on QPP Episode-Based Cost Measurment - April 24, 2017

...a patient with diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease to be assigned to only one of those diagnoses, to all of them in proportion, or should we develop a chronic condition episode specific to the management of patients with diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-Episode-Payment-042417.pdf

Establishment of Separate Primary Care Codes

Letter to CMS Regarding the Establishment of Separate Primary Care Codes

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PrimaryCareCodes-032713.pdf

Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Chronic Care Working Group - June 22, 2015

The AAFP submitted a letter to the Senate Finance Committee Chronic Care Working Group in response to their call for stakeholder proposals.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Senate-ChronicCare-062215.pdf

What%20is%20the%20AAFP.pdf

...primary care specialists provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with hypertension, adults with depression, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/campaigns/What%20is%20the%20AAFP.pdf

Healthcare Views

Letter to HELP Committee Regarding Healthcare Views

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senator-HELPCommitteeRegardingHealthcareViews-052909.pdf

AAFP ACTPCMD Sept 6

...have a family physician as their usual source of care (Health Affairs 28, no. 2 (2009)). For example, if the 21 million people with hypertension had a family physician or general internist as their usual source of care, it could save as much as $14.5 billion per year in health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-ChallengeForSmallMedicalPractices-070809.pdf

AAFP ACTPCMD Sept 6

...have a family physician as their usual source of care (Health Affairs 28, no. 2 (2009)). For example, if the 21 million people with hypertension had a family physician or general internist as their usual source of care, it could save as much as $14.5 billion per year in health care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-CommittSmallBusiness-ChallengeForSmallMedicalPractices-070809.pdf

AAFP Statement to Senate Finance Committee on EHB Bulletin -- July 11, 2011

Comments to the Senate Committee on Finance Regarding EHB Bulletin

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-SenateFinanceCommittee-RegardingEHBBulletin-071112.pdf

Disease Management Programs

Medicaid: Disease Management Programs

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/ES-MedicaidDiseaseManagementPrograms-121305.pdf

AAFP Statement on Medicaid the EandC and Health Subcommittee - January 31, 2017

...to treating the whole person, providing a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with hypertension, adults with depression and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. And because of their focus on prevention, primary care and overall...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/ST-House-Medicaid-013117.pdf

Joint Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees in Support of FY 2020 - ...

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association PWN-GREATER Houston Rebuild America's Schools Refuge Ministries of Tampa Bay International Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation Restore Education RESULTS DC Results for America RESULTS Raleigh Ritenour...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicare/LT-HouseSenateApp-SupportFY2020-040119.pdf

Payment Reform

Statement to the Senate Finance Committee Regarding Payment Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/TS-SenateFinanceCommittee-RegardingPaymentReform-071112.pdf

Model Healthy Beverage Vending Agreement

...respondents knew that obesity is related to diabetes, heart disease, asthma, hypertension, and cancer.75 Another survey found that knowledge about the connection between SSB consumption and weight gain varies significantly by race/ethnicity, education, and income; the survey...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/Model%20Legislation%20Requiring%20a%20Safety%20Warning%20for%20Sugar-Sweetened%20Beverages.pdf

page22.pdf

... 0018- Controlling HTN. This measure is listed as a MIPS cross-cutting measure which is appropriate. It is also a CQMC Primary Care set measure and should be included in the MIPS Family Medicine measure set. This is the only one that is on the PQRS and Core Quality Measure...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRAComments-062416.pdf/subassets/page22.pdf

page4.pdf

...which is an acute, time-limited illness. While the patient is present, the family physician also manages the patient's diabetes and hypertension, which represent chronic conditions that the family physician is managing on a continuing basis. Thus, the family physician in this...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRAPatCodes-081216.pdf/subassets/page4.pdf

TS-FinanceCommitee-Payment-071112.pdf

...Better care for hypertension  8% improvement in 2005-2006 BCBS Industry Report 12 blood pressure control Ohio: Humana Queen City Physicians (2012)xix  34% decrease in ER visits  22% decrease in patients with uncontrolled blood pressure 2008-2010 Industry...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-FinanceCommitee-Payment-071112.pdf

Joint CDC Coalition Letter to Congress on FY 2019 Request - April 9, 2018

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Safe States Alliance Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine South Dakota Public Health Association Spina Bifida Association Suicide Awareness Voices of Education...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-CDCCoalition-Congress-FY2019Request-040918.pdf

AAFP Letter to FDA Opioid Policy Steering Committee - January 16, 2018

...are trained to deliver comprehensive primary care. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat illnesses...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-FDA-OpioidPolicySteeringCommittee-011618.pdf

Joint CDC Coalition Letter to Congress on FY2018 Spending - March 30, 2017

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Sabin Vaccine Institute Safe States Alliance Scleroderma Foundation Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS) Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation for Children of New England, Inc. Simmons...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-CDC-Congress-FY2018-03312017.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on FY2018 302b Allocation - May 8, 2017

...with Disabilities Public Health Association of Nebraska Public Health Association of New York City Public Health Institute Pulmonary Hypertension Association Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition Randolph Field Independent School District Reach Out and Read Region 9 Head...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-CON-302B-050817.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of HR 1318: The Preventing Maternal Deaths Act - April 19, 2018

...because family physicians play an important role in providing pre- and postnatal care for women. Research indicates that preeclampsia and hypertension are leading causes of maternal mortality and contribute to infant mortality. Despite advances in medicine and public health, America...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-SupportHR1318-PreventingMaternalDeaths-041918.pdf

Joint Letter to the FDA on Tobacco Packaging - September 29, 2015

Joint letter to the FDA on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-ANPRM-FDA-Packaging-092915.PDF

AAFP Letter to the FDA on the MRTPAs for IQOS System - December 20, 2017

...specialists provide a wide variety of clinical services. They treat babies with ear infections, adolescents with depression, adults with hypertension, and seniors with multiple chronic illnesses. With a focus on prevention, primary care, and overall care coordination, they treat...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-Tobacco-122017.pdf

AAFP Letter to the House Supporting HR 1662 - May 11, 2017

...or nearly 1.5 million, had hypertension; and 7.7 percent, or nearly 439,000, had coronary artery disease. These former service members will benefit more than most as a result of your bill. Our organizations are pleased that your bill’s definition of ‘smoke’ includes the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-House-HR1662.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) - April ...

...adult intimate partner violence (IPV) finds that victims of domestic violence are at increased risk for heart disease, obesity, stroke, hypertension, cervical cancer, chronic pain including arthritis, neck and back pain, and asthma. IPV also contributes to mental health conditions...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-RepsBassFitzpatrick-VAWAReAuth-040219.pdf

Joint Letter urging Congress to pass sequestration relief and restore funding for AHRQ ...

On October 22, the AAFP was one of 195 organizations to sign the Friends of AHRQ letter to House and Senate appropriators asking members of Congress to work together to enact sequestration relief and restore the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)’s budget authority to ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-CON-AHRQ-102215.pdf

Joint Letter to US House on AHRQ FY17 Appropriations - March 14, 2016

On March 14, AAFP joined over 170 other organizations on a letter urging House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to reverse the cut sustained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (PL 114-113) and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-House-AHRQ-031016.pdf

Joint Letter to House on AHRQ FY2019 Appropriations Conference - September 7, 2018

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society of General Internal Medicine Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Page 5 of 5 Society of Hospital...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-House-AHRQFY2019AppropriationsConf-090718.pdf

Joint Letter to House on AHRQ Funding - October 12, 2016

...Penn State University Physician Assistant Education Association Population Association of America Public Health Institute Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society for Medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-HOUSE-ARQ-101216.pdf

Joint Letter from Friends of AHRQ to House Appropriations on FY 2019 Spending - March ...

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation RTI International Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society for Medical Decision Making Society for Participatory Medicine...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-HouseApp-AHRQ-FY2019-032718.pdf

Joint Letter from Friends of AHRQ to House Appropriations on FY 2020 Spending - March ...

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation RTI International Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society for Pediatric Research Society for Public Health Education...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-HouseAppropriations-FY2020Spending-030719.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate Opposing AHRQ Funding Cut - July 13, 2105

On July 13, the AAFP was one of 185 organizations which signed the Friends of AHRQ letter to the Senate expressing disappointment in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s 35 percent reduction in funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in its fiscal year 2016 ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-SEN-AHRQ-071315.pdf

Joint Letter to Senante Appropriations on FY17 AHRQ Funding - October 12, 2016

...Penn State University Physician Assistant Education Association Population Association of America Public Health Institute Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society for Medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-SEN-AHRQ-101216.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on AHRQ FY2019 Appropriations Conference - September 7, 2018

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society of General Internal Medicine Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Page 5 of 5 Society of Hospital...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Senate-AHRQFY2019AppropriationsConf-090718.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on AHRQ FY17 Appropriations - March 14, 2016

On March 14, AAFP joined over 170 other organizations on a letter urging House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to reverse the cut sustained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (PL 114-113) and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Senate-AHRQ-031416.pdf

Joint Letter from Friends of AHRQ to Senate Appropriations on FY 2019 Spending - March ...

...Pulmonary Hypertension Association Research!America Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation RTI International Scleroderma Foundation Sleep Research Society Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Society for Medical Decision Making Society for Participatory Medicine...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-SenateApp-AHRQ-FY2019-032718.pdf

National Priorities for Research

Joint Letter to PCORI on National Priorities for Research

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/pcori/LT-Selby-NationalPrioritiesforResearch-031412%20.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...disease. The visit must be furnished in settings such as physicians’ offices. During these visits, providers may screen for hypertension and promote a healthy diet as part of an overall initiative to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in the United States. This coverage...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-November-11.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2012

...On February 22, CMS announced the agency identified an error related to the submission of Measure #235 ―Hypertension: Plan of Care‖ for the 2012 Physician Quality Reporting System. This measure was associated with G-codes that were inadvertently inactive due to an error found on the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2012/GR-Weekly-March-2.pdf

Page  1 2 Next

25 50 100 results per page