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Outpatient Changes to the Non-VA Care Program

Letter to the VA Supporting Outpatient Changes to the Non-VA Care Program

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/ST-McFetridge-OutpatientChangestoNonVACareProgram-121212.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS Expressing Concerns About Medicare and Medicaid EHR - September 15,...

Joint letter to HHS expressing immediate concerns confronting the ability to successfully participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program in 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/LT-HHS-MedicareEHR-091714.pdf

Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of EHRs

Letter to ONC in Response to Request for Comment Regarding the Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/LT-Mostashari-MeaningfulUseOfEMR-011013.pdf

Health IT Patient Safety Action and Surveillance Plan

Response to ONC on Health IT Patient Safety Action and Surveillance Plan

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/LT-Mostashari-ResponseHealthITPatientSafety-013013.pdf

Upcoming Penalties for CMS Programs

Joint Letter to CMS Regarding Upcoming Penalties

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/LT-Tavenner-CMSRegardingPenalties-032812.pdf

Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Stage 2

Letter to CMS regarding the Proposed Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Stage 2 Regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/ST-Tavenner-ElectronicHealthRecordIncentiveProgram-050712.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS on Meaningful Use Concerns - September 17, 2015

Joint letter expressing concern with Meaningful Use requirements as they relate to MACRA implementation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/interoperability/LT-HHS-MeaningfulUse-091715.pdf

AAFP Letter to ONC on Revised Interopoerability Plan - October 5, 2015

AAFP letter to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology regarding the Revised Interoperability Roadmap

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/interoperability/LT-ONC-INterOp-100515.pdf

Advancing Intraoperability

Letter to ONC regarding Advancing Interoperability

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/interoperability/LT-ONC-InteroperabilityHealthInfoExchange-041813.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria - ...

Joint letter to Congress from societies whose members frequently order and rely on advanced diagnostic imaging for the diagnosis and treatment of their patients expressing deep concern with the timeline for implementation of the Medicare Appropriate Use Criteria

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/interoperability/LT-SFC-AUC-092815.pdf

2012 Medicare eRx Program

Joint Letter to CMS Regarding the Proposed Rule on the 2012 Medicare eRx Program

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/prescribing/LT-Berwick-RxProgram-072511.pdf

Medicare E-Prescribing Penalties

Letter to HHS Regarding Medicare E-Prescribing Penalties for 2012 and 2013

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/prescribing/LT-Sebelius-HHSEPrescribing-120910.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Insulin Pen Coverage - September 16, 2015

AAFP letter to public and private payers asking for health plan formularies to cover insulin pens at the same tier as vial and syringe insulin injections

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/administrative/LT-CMS-Insulin-091615.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medicare Advantage Insurance Participation - September 28, 2015

AAFP letter to CMS regarding physician participation in insurance networks offered through Medicare Advantage and the health insurance marketplaces

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/LT-CMS-MedicareAdvantage-092815.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress Cautioning Against Restricting FTC Authority on Mergers - March...

AAFP expresses concerns about the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews through Equal Rules Act (HR 2745) because it would restrict authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to regulate mergers and acquisitions. The AAFP is wary of reducing this authority in light of the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/LT-Congress-FTCMergers-032316.pdf

AAFP Letter to FTC on Examing Health Care Hearings - Marh 18, 2014

AAFP letter to the FTC in advance of the public workshop titled Examining Health Care Competition

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/LT-FTC-HealthCareHearings-031814.pdf

National Physician Payment Transparency Program

Executive Summary regarding Open Payment under the National Physician Payment Transparency Program

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/sunshine/ES-CMS-OpenPayments-021113.pdf

Sunshine Act Impact on Medical Education and Patient Care

Joint letter to HHS opposing a section of Sunshine Act which potentially impacts medical education and patient care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/sunshine/LT-Sebelius-FinalSunshineAct-102313.pdf

Transparency Reports

Letter to CMS on the Proposed Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/sunshine/LT-CMS-Transparency-020812.pdf

Join%20the%20Bipartisan%20Primary%20Care%20Caucus%20-%20final%2010.5.2015.pdf

Dear Colleague letter from the office of Joe Courtney urging fellow Congressmen to join the Primary Care Caucus

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/dpc/Join%20the%20Bipartisan%20Primary%20Care%20Caucus%20-%20final%2010.5.2015.pdf

Summary of 2014 final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

This summary of the final 2014 MPFS contains info on policy changes in 2014 including the creation of a chronic care management code and changes to the value-based payment modifier and PQRS.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-SummaryMedicareFeeSchedule-120513.pdf

Summary of AAFP comments on 2015 proposed fee schedule

Summary of AAFP comments to CMS on the 2015 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-Response15FeeSchedule-082614.pdf

Principles to Transition Away from the SGR

Joint Letter to Congress Laying out Principles to Transition Away from the SGR

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-Congress-TransitionSGR-101512.pdf

Repeal of SGR: Joint Letter

Joint Letter to Rep. Camp from Physician Groups and State Medical Societies Calling for Repeal of SGR

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-Groups-SGRRepeal-012312.pdf

Healthcare Delivery Reform

Statement to the Senate HELP Committee on Healthcare Delivery Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/TS-SenateHELPCommittee-Healthcare-111011.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senator Cassidy Applauding Direct Primary Care Legislation - September ...

Letter to Sen. Cassidy in support of his bill to allow family physicians greater access to both Medicare and commercially insured patients in a DPC practice model.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Cass-DPC-091615.pdf

2011 Physician Fee Schedule

Letter to CMS regarding Final 2011 Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-FinalSchedule-122210.pdf

Global Surgical Package

Letter to CMS Regarding Improving the Valuation of the Global Surgical Package

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-GlobalSurgical-022013.pdf

Improving Primary Care Payment

Letter to CMS Regarding Short-term Strategies For Improving Primary Care Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PaymentStrategies031212.pdf

CCC and TCM Codes

Joint Letter to CMS Regarding CCC and TCM Codes

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMSonCCCandTCM-120312.pdf

Avoiding Cuts to Physician Payment

Joint Letter to Congress on Avoiding Cuts to Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-PaymentCuts-091212.pdf

Letter to HHS Expressing Concerns Over the ICD-10-CM Deadline

AAFP letter to HHS raising concerns and suggesting recommendations regarding the upcoming deadline requiring all physicians to transition to ICD-10-CM.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HHS-ICD10-022514.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS on Medicare Appeals Backlog

Coalition letter to the Chief Administrative Law Judge expressing serious concerns about the Medicare appeals backlog

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HHS-MedicareAppealsBacklog-021214.pdf

AAFP Priorities

Letter to the House Leadership on AAFP Priorities for the End of the Year

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Leadership-YearEnd-121112.pdf

Elimination of Consultation Codes

Letter to Senator Akaka Regarding Support of Elimination of Consultation Codes

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Support-CodeElimination-102110.pdf

Payments for Services by Certain Primary Care Physicians

Response to CMS Regarding Medicaid Payments for Services Furnished by Certain Primary Care Physicians

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-CMS-MedicaidPayments-060612.pdf

Implementation of CCCC Codes for 2014

Joint Statement to CMS Requesting Implementation of CCCC Codes for 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-CMSCCCCcodes-31813.pdf

Primary Care Access

Testimony to Senate HELP Committee's Subcommittee on Primary Care and Aging on Primary Care Access

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-SenateHELP-PrimaryCareAccess-012913.pdf

Letter to Congress Regarding Medicaid Payment Increase

The AAFP signed a joint letter expressing strong support for extending the Medicaid primary care payment increase.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/LT-Congress-Medicaid-Payment-Increase-Extenders-120513.pdf

Medicaid Medicare Parity Payment Map

State Implementation Status of 2013 Medicaid Medicare Parity Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/parity-payment-map.pdf

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AAFP letter to HHS and USDA in response to the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-HHS-2015Dietary-042715.pdf

AAFP Letter to DoT on the Diabetes Exemption Program - July 15, 2015

AAFP letter to the Department of Transportation urging they change guidance that does not allow board-certified family physicians to examine applicants and complete the evaluation checklist they need for the Federal Diabetes Exemption Program

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-DoT-Diabetes-071515.pdf

LT-FDA-TrandFats-121913

AAFP response to FDA tentative determination regarding partially hydrogenated oils being not generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for any use in food

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FDA-TransFats-121913.pdf

Joint Letter Calling for End to Ban on Gun Violence Research - April 6, 2016

The AAFP, along with 141 medical and public health groups, urged Appropriators to end the 1996 ban on CDC gun violence prevention research.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-CON-GunResearch-040616.pdf

FDA Regulatory Authority Over Cigars

Joint Letter to House in Opposition of H.R. 1639, Which Exempts FDA Regulatory Authority Over Cigars

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-Adams-OppositionHR1639ExemptsFDARegulatoryAuthorityOverCigars-090711.pdf

Warnings for Chewing Tobacco Products

Joint Letter to the FDA in Response to Proposed Warnings for Chewing Tobacco Products

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-ProposedWarningsforChewingTobaccoProducts-110912.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA on Tobacco Products Proposed Rule

AAFP letter supporting the FDA to deem authority in the regulation of currently unregulated nicotine delivery devices.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-TobaccoProductsProposedRule-060414.pdf

Smokeless Tobacco Products

Letter to the FDA Commenting on Current Statutory Warnings on Smokeless Tobacco Products

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-SmokelessTobaccoWarnings-040113.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS Requesting Comprehensive Cessation Benefits - February 19, 2014

Coalition letter asking HHS for a clearly defined and comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit in Affordable Care Act regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-HHS-ComprehensiveCessationBeneifit-021914.pdf

Joint Letter to the House Opposing HR 2058 - May 27, 2015

Joint letter to the House of Representatives opposing a bill that would exempt many tobacco products from FDA review

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-House-TobaccoExempt-052715.pdf

Coalition letter supporting FDA jurisdiction over nicotine delivery devices.

A detailed coalition letter of 24 health groups expressing support for the FDA to have full jurisdiction over all nicotine delivery devices.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-JT-FDA-ECigs-080814.pdf

Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Re: Difficulties in Billing for Immunizations in ...

Letter to HHS regarding NCCI edit that denies payment for an E/M service billed on the same date to the same patient as a vaccine administration code.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-HHS-WellChildImmunizations-1204013.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting the CMS Coverage Analysis for Cervical Cancer Screening with HPV...

AAFP letter supporting the CMS national coverage analysis for screening for cervical cancer with human papillomavirus testing

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-CMS-CervicalCancer-121714.pdf

Emergency Contraception

Joint Letter to HHS Regarding Over-the-counter Access for Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraception

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Sebelius-OTCAccessforPlanBOneStepEmergencyContraception-120712.pdf

AHRQ Funding in House FY13

Joint Letter on AHRQ Funding in House FY13

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-CongressMember-AHRQFundinginHouseFY13-073012.pdf

FY2014 Priorities

AAFP Testimony to House Appropriations Committee on FY2014 Priorities

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/ST-fy14HHS-31513.pdf

AAFP Washingotn Update - November 9, 2015

AAFP Washington Update - November 9, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-nov-9.pdf

Full AAFP GME Policy Paper

Aligning Resources, Increasing Accountability, and Delivering a Primary CarePhysician Workforce for America

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/FullGME-090914.pdf

Increasing Accountability

Increasing Accountability AAFP One-Pager

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/GME-Increasing-Accountability-090914.pdf

Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration

Letter to CMS Expressing Concern with the Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/ST-CMS-GNEDemonstration-040412.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congressional Leadership on 2016 Funding Priorities - September 10, 2015

This letter informs Congressional leaders of the AAFP's recommendations for federal funding in the next fiscal year

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-CSL-FundingPriorities-091015.pdf

Missouri%20Chapter%20DPC%20Model%20Legislation.pdf

Model Direct Primary Care legislation that was ultimately passed in 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/workforce/Missouri%20Chapter%20DPC%20Model%20Legislation.pdf

CMS Response to AAFP on Part B Coverage of Vaccines - July 9, 2015

On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services replied to the AAFP's letter dated May 28, 2015 concerning Medicare Part B Coverage for ACIP recommended vaccines.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-CMStoAAFP-PartB-070915.pdf

Joint FOIH Letter in Suppoert of S.536

On March 9, the AAFP and 20 other national organizations which make up the Friends of Indian Health sent a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to cosponsor the Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act to amend the tax code to provide health professionals with research ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-Congress-IndianHealth-030915.pdf

CMS Response Letter to AAFP on Physician Payment Transpaency - April 12, 2016

CMS response to the AAFP regarding transparency in physician payments

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS2AAFP-Transparency-041216.pdf

DoD Response to AAFP Insulin Pen Letter - January 4, 2016

Department of Defense response to an AAFP letter asking for health plan formularies to cover insulin pens at the same tier as vial and syringe insulin injections

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-AAFPfromDoD010416.pdf

CMS Response Latter to AAFP on Provider Directories

CMS letter to the AAFP regarding the frequency of updates to health plan issuer's provider directories for Medicare Advantage and Marketplace plans

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMSResponse-Networks-130315.pdf

Medicaid Payment Increase for Primary Care

Letter to National Governors Association Regarding Medicaid Payment Increase for Primary Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-Markell-MedicaidPrimaryCarePayment-012913.pdf

Medicaid Payment Increase

Letter to National Association of Medicaid Directors Regarding Medicaid Payment Increase

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-Salo-MedicaidPrimaryCarePayment-012913.pdf

Medical Home Legislation

Letter to Senators Durbin and Burr Regarding Medical Home Legislation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/LT-Durbin-MedicalHomeLegislation-111407.pdf

Access to Care

Letter to TRICARE on Access to Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/LT-Elder-AccesstoCare-111108%20.pdf

EMR Technology

Testimony to the House Small Business Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Oversight on EMR Technology

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/emr/TS-HouseSmallBusinessSubcommit-TestimonyEMRTechnology-040606.pdf

CMS Response to AAFP Request to Revise COverage and Payment Policies - Octovber 20, 2015

CMS response to AAFP's September 16 letter requesting CMS review and revise its coverage and payment policies to recognize ambulatory primary care physicians as specialists for the purposes of consulting on their hospitalized patients and to allow for payment when a consultation is ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/administrative/CMS-LT-Coverage-102015.pdf

Impact of Health Insurance Consolidation

Testimony to the Small Business Committee Concerning the Impact of Health Insurance Consolidation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/TS-AntitrustTestimony-102507.pdf

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Letter to the U.S. Department of Labor regarding the Request for Information on the FMLA of 1993

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/health/ST-FMLA-021307.pdf

Innovative Solutions to Medical Liability

Statement to the House Energy Commerce Subcommittee on Health Concerning Innovative Solutions to Medical Liability

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/TS-House-Health-071306.pdf

Physician Payment and the SGR

Statement to House Energy and Subcommittee on Health Concerning Physician Payment and the SGR

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/TS-HouseEnergySubcommittee-Payment-072706.pdf

Medicare Physician Payment

Letter to House Committees on Medicare Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HouseCommittees-Payment-070607.pdf

Nine-day Medicare Payment Delay

Letter to the Senate and House Leadership Objecting to Statutorily-Mandated 9-day Medicare Payment Delay

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Leadership-PaymentDelay-042607.pdf

Medicare Physician Payments

Testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Medicare Physician Payments

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-2007andBeyond-Payments-092806.pdf

Performance Measurement and Reporting System

Comments to CMS on a Proposed Performance Measurement and Reporting System

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-CMS-PerformanceSystem-101507.pdf

Physician Payment and the SGR

Statement to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Concerning Physician Payment and the SGR

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-EnergyCommerce-SGR-072706.pdf

Medicare Physician Payments

Testimony to House Energy and Commerce Committee 2007 and Beyond: Medicare Physician Payments

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-EnergyCommerce-Payments-092806.pdf

Medicare's Physician Payment System

Statement to the Senate Finance Committee Concerning Medicare's Physician Payment System

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-FinanceCommittee-System-030107.pdf

Medicare Reimbursement Cuts

Statement to the Healthcare Subcommittee of the House Small Business Committee on Medicare Reimbursement Cuts: Impact on Solo and Small Group Medical Practices

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-HealthcareSubcommittee-Reimbursement-110807.pdf

Medicare Physician Payment

Testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health on Medicare Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-MedicarePayment-111705.pdf

Primary Care Payment Increase

Joint Letter to the National Association of Medicaid Directors regarding Medicaid Primary Care Payment Increase

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/LT-NAMD-013113.pdf

Primary Care Payment Increase

Joint Letter to the National Governor's Association regarding Medicaid Primary Care Payment Increase

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/LT-NationalGovernorsAssociation-013113.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA

Behind-the-counter Drugs Proposal

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/ST-Eschenbach-FDARegardingBehindtheCounterMedications-113807.pdf

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Comments to the U.S. Department of Labor regarding FMLA of 1993

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/ST-Brennan-CommentsonFMLAof1993-021307.pdf

AHRQ Funding: Congressional Letter

Letter to Congress Supporting AHRQ Funding

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Obey-LettertoCongressSupportingAHRQFunding-031507.pdf

Funding Levels for Section 747: House Letter

Statement to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor/Health and Human Services/Education Concerning Section 747

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/TS-HouseAppropsSubcommit-LaborHealthand%20HumanServicesEducationConcerningSection747-033106%20.pdf

Funding Levels for Section 747: Senate Letter

Statement to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor/Health and Human Services/Education Concerning Section 747

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/TS-SenateAppropsSubcommit-LaborHealthandHumanServicesEduConcerningSection747-033106.pdf

GME Changes

Family Medicine Letter Claims CMS is Systematically Unraveling Graduate Medical Education; Objects to GME Changes

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ST-CMS-GMEChanges-061207.pdf

Mid-Level Practitioners in Rural Health Clinics

Letter to Committee on Finance Regarding Requirement for Mid-Level Practitioners in Rural Health Clinics

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-FinanceCommittee-Practitioners-013007.pdf

Title VII Funding: House Letter

Letter to the House Supporting Title VII Funding

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-House-Funding-112706.pdf

Distribution of Title VII Funds

Letter to HRSA Regarding Distribution of Title VII Funds

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HRSA-FundsDistribution-021909.pdf

Rural Residencies

Letter to Senator Murkowski Supporting Rural Residencies

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Murkowski-RuralResidencies-062806.pdf

Title VII Funding: Senate Letter

Letter to Senate Supporting Title VII Funding

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Senate-Funding-112706.pdf

FY2010 Title VII Appropriations

House Dear Colleague Letter on FY2010 Title VII Appropriations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-TitleVII-Appropriations-040209.pdf

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