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Washington Update - July 8, 2016

...7/8/2016 Page 1 of 5 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEEKLY AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 July 8, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. CMS proposes physician payment policy changes for 2017 2. House Overwhelmingly Approves Opioid Abuse...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-jul-8.pdf

Washington Update - June 10

...6/10/2016 Page 1 of 4 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEEKLY AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 June 10, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. Congress Inches toward Legislation to Respond to Threat of Zika Virus 2. Senate Committee Approves HHS...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-jun-10.pdf

Washington Update - June 17, 2016

...6/17/2016 Page 1 of 3 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEEKLY AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 June 17, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. Debate on Gun Violence Legislation Begins in the Senate 2. Funding for Zika Prevention and Research...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-jun-17.pdf

Washington Update - May 20, 2016

...5/20/2016 Page 1 of 3 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEEKLY AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 May 20, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. Both Chambers Act on Zika Funding, But Plans Differ Sharply 2. Senate Bill Supports FDA Regulation of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-may-20.pdf

Washington Update - May 27, 2016

...5/27/2016 Page 1 of 4 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEEKLY AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 May 27, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. House Votes for Conference with Senate on Zika, Other Spending 2. House Committee Votes to Increase Rx...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-may-27.pdf

Washington Update - October 24, 2016

...10/24/2016 Page 1 of 5 WASHINGTON UPDATE AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 October 24, 2016 On the Horizon … * Both Chambers of Congress are in recess and will reconvene the week of November 14. * CMS will...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-oct-24.pdf

Washington Update - September 9, 2016

...9/9/2016 Page 1 of 6 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS UPDATE AAFP Government Relations - 1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW (Suite 1100) - Washington, DC 20036 September 9, 2016 IN THIS REPORT… 1. AAFP Asks Congress to Preserve State Licensure in TRICARE Telehealth 2. Congress Faces Annual...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-sep-9.pdf

NHSC Stakeholer Letter to Congress on FY2016 Appropriations - March 24, 2015

...March 24, 2015 The Honorable Thad Cochran Chair, Senate Appropriations Committee The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Ranking Member, Senate Appropriations Committee The Honorable Roy Blunt Chair, Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee The...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-Congress-NHSC-032415%20.pdf

AAFP Letter to Education Secretary on PSLF - April 4, 2018

...April 4, 2018 The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education United States Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 129,000 physicians and medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-EducationSecretary-PSLF-040418.pdf

Joint Letter to Congressional Leaders for THCGME Reauthorization - September 21, 2017

...September 21, 2017 The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker U.S. House of Representatives H-232, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives H-204, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-Congress-THCGMEReauthorization-09212017.pdf

Joint Friends of HRSA Letter to Congress on FY 2018 Spending - March 30, 2017

...Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration c/o American Public Health Association www.friendsofhrsa.org March 30, 2017 The Honorable Roy Blunt The Honorable Patty Murray Chairman Ranking Member Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Senate...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HRSA-FY2018-033017.pdf

AAFP Letter on HR 3394, the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of...

...July 26, 2017 The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rogers U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Niki Tsongas U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives McMorris Rodgers and Tsongas: On behalf of the 129,000 members of the American...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HR3394-AAFPSupport-072617.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of Conrad 30 Visa Waiver Program - June 19, 2019

...June 19, 2019 The Honorable Brad Schneider The Honorable Don Bacon 1432 Longworth House Office Building 1024 Longworth House Office Building U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Abby Finkenauer 124 Cannon...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HouseReps-Conrad30HR2895-061919.pdf

Joint Letter to HRSA on THCGME Program PRA - February 22, 2018

...1 February 22, 2018 Dr. George Sigounas, MS, Ph.D. Administrator Health Resources and Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, Maryland 20857 Dear Administrator Sigounas: Now that Congress has reauthorized the Teaching...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HRSA-THCGME-PRA-022218.pdf

AAFP Letter to Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health in Support of MA ...

...May 15, 2019 The Honorable Joanne M. Comerford Chair, Joint Committee on Public Health 24 Beacon St., Room 70-C Boston, Massachusetts 02133 The Honorable John J. Mahoney Chair, Joint Committee on Public Health 24 Beacon St., Room 130 Boston, Massachusetts 02133 Dear...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-MAJTCmtPubHealth-SupportH1914andS1282-051519.pdf

Joint Letter to the Senate on the Dream Act - July 9, 2019

...July 9, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Lindsey Graham Majority Leader Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee 317 Russell Senate Office Building 290 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Charles...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-Senate-DreamAct-070919.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on Teaching Health Centers - November 18, 2013

...November 18, 2013 The Honorable Tom Harkin The Honorable Max Baucus Chairman Chairman Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Finance 428 Dirksen Senate Office Building 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-Senate-THCGME-111813.pdf

Joint Letter on Health Care Repercussions of Delays in H-1B Visa Processing - May 30, 2018

...May 30, 2018 L. Francis Cissna Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20529 Dear Director Cissna, The undersigned organizations are greatly concerned about the imminent healthcare repercussions of delays in H-1B visa processing due...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-USImmigrationService-H1BVisa-053018Final.pdf

Joint Statement on THCGME Reauthorization for House EandC Subcommittee Hearing

...American Academy of Family Physicians American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine American Association of Teaching Health Centers American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American Osteopathic Association Council of Academic Family Medicine National...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ST-ECSub-THCGMEReauth-091417.pdf

AAFP Statement to EandC Committee on THCGME, NHSC, and Title VII Reauthorization

...Statement for the record to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Health Subcommittee hearing Supporting Tomorrow’s Health Providers: Examining Workforce Programs Under the Public Health Service Act September 14, 2017 On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ST-ECHealthSub-WorkforceSFR-091417.pdf

AAFP Testimony House EandC Subcommittee on CHIP, THCGME Reauthorization

...Statement of American Academy of Family Physicians Submitted for the Record House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee Examining the Extension of Safety Net Health Programs June 14, 2017 June 14, 2017 Page 2 of 5 On behalf of the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/TS-House-ExpandSNHealthPrograms-061417.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing KY APRN Scope Expansion - September 28, 2017

...September 28, 2017 The Honorable John Schickel The Honorable Adam Koenig Senate Chairman House Chairman Joint Committee on Licensing, Occupations, Joint Committee on Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative Regulations and Administrative Regulations Kentucky State Senate Kentucky...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-OpposingKYLegislationAPRNScopeExpansion-092817.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing Massachusetts Legislation on APRN Scope of Practice Expansion

...July 24, 2017 The Honorable James Welch The Honorable Peter Kocot Senate Chairman House Chairman Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Massachusetts State Senate Massachusetts State House 24 Beacon St. 24 Beacon St. Room 413-B Room 236 Boston,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-OpposingMALegislationAPRNScopeExpansion-072417.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing PA APRN Scope Expansion - October 18, 2017

...October 18, 2017 The Honorable Mark Mustio The Honorable Harry Readshaw Majority Chairman Minority Chairman Professional Licensure Committee Professional Licensure Committee Pennsylvania State House Pennsylvania State House 416 Irvis Office Building 221 Irvis Office Building Harrisburg,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-ProfessionalLicensure-OpposingPAAPRNScopeExpansion-101817.pdf

National Health Service Corps

...June 2015 NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS RECOMMENDATION Congress should reestablish annual appropriations for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) to address the nation’s Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). We urge legislators to support an appropriation of $287...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/ES-Care-NHSC-060115.pdf

Joint Letter to Chairman Michael Burgess on Title VII Reauthorization - September 25, 2017

...September 25, 2017 The Honorable Michael Burgess Chair Subcommittee on Health Energy and Commerce Committee United States House of Representative Washington, DC 20515 Dear Dr. Burgess: The undersigned organizations would like to thank you for your support of the Health Resources and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-ChairmanBurgess-TitleVIIReauth-092517.pdf

Letter to Budget Committee Member re: providing sufficient federal resources to support...

...March 29, 2011 Dear House/Senate Budget Committee Member: As you finalize the budget resolution for the coming fiscal year, the American Academy of Family Physicians, representing 97,600 family physicians, residents, and medical students nationwide, recommends that you provide...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-BudgetCommittees-042911.pdf

Joint Letter from HPNEC to Budget Conferees - November 13, 2013

...November 13, 2013 Dear Budget Conferee: As you begin deliberations, the 54 undersigned members of the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) write to urge you to preserve investments in health professions workforce programs in FY 2014 and beyond....

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/Lt-BudgetConferees-HPNEC-111313.pdf

Letter to Biden re: recommendations on how to rebalance our health care system to ...

...June 20, 2011 The Honorable Joseph R. Biden The Vice President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. Vice President: As you proceed with the important bipartisan discussions on proposals to address the federal deficit, the American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-BidenDeficitReductionPanel-062011.pdf

Joint HPNEC Letter to House and Senate on Title VII Funding - October 14, 2016

...October 14, 2016 The Honorable Thad Cochran The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Chair Ranking Member Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations United States Senate United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Hal...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-CON-TileVII-101416.pdf

Joint Letter from HPNEC on Continuing Appropriations - November 13, 2013

...November 13, 2013 Dear Representative: The 48 undersigned members of the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) write to thank you for your vote in favor of H.R. 2775 to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling. Your vote helped...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-House-HR2775-111313.pdf

Joint Letter to the House on HRSA Funding in FY2017 - October 18, 2016

...Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration c/o American Public Health Association www.friendsofhrsa.org October 18, 2016 The Honorable Hal Rogers The Honorable Nita Lowey Chairman Ranking Member House Committee on Appropriations House Committee on...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HOUSE-HRSA_Funding-101816.pdf

HPNEC Letter to House and Senate HHS Appropriations Subcommittee on FY2018 - July 12, 2017

...July 12, 2017 The Honorable Tom Cole The Honorable Rosa DeLauro Chair Ranking Member Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Committee Appropriations Committee United States House of Representatives United States House of Representatives...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HPNEC-HHSAppropriationsFY18-071217.pdf

Joint Letter to the Senate on HRSA Funding in FY2017 - October 18, 2016

...Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration c/o American Public Health Association www.friendsofhrsa.org October 18, 2016 The Honorable Thad Cochran The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Chairman Ranking Member Senate Committee on Appropriations Senate...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-SENATE-HRSA_Funding-101816.pdf

AAFP Testimony to House Appropriations on FY 2018 Priorities - March 8, 2017

...John Meigs, Jr., MD, FAAFP - President, American Academy of Family Physicians Written Testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies - Fiscal Year 2018 March 8, 2017 On behalf of the American Academy of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-Appropriations-FY2018-030817.pdf

AAFP Testimony to House Appropriations on FY 2019 Priorities - April 26, 2018

...Michael Munger, MD, FAAFP-President, American Academy of Family Physicians Written Testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies - Fiscal Year 2019 April 26, 2018 Family physicians conduct approximately...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-HouseAppropriations-FY2019Priorities-042618.pdf

AAFP Testimony to Senate Appropriations on FY 2019 Priorities - June 1, 2018

...Michael Munger, MD, FAAFP - President, American Academy of Family Physicians Written Testimony to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies - Fiscal Year 2019 June 1, 2018 On behalf of the American Academy of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-SenateAppCommittee-FY19Priorities-060118.pdf

AAFP Letter to Energy and Commerce on the American Health Care Act - March 7, 2017

...March 7, 2017 The Honorable Greg Walden The Honorable Frank Pallone Chairman Ranking Member Energy and Commerce Committee Energy and Commerce Committee Washington, DC Washington, DC Dear Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Pallone: As Board Chair of the American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/campaigns/LT-EC-AHCA-030717.pdf

AAFP Letter to House Leadership Opposing AHCA - Marh 20, 2017

...The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC March 20, 2017 The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC Dear Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi: On December 28, 2016, the American Academy of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/campaigns/LT-HOUSE-AHCA-032017.pdf

AAFP Letter to Ways and Means on the American Health Care Act - March 7, 2017

...March 7, 2017 The Honorable Kevin Brady The Honorable Richard Neal Chairman Ranking Member Ways and Means Committee Ways and Means Committee Washington, DC Washington, DC Dear Chairman Brady and Ranking Member Neal: As Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), I...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/campaigns/LT-WaysMeansAHCA-030717.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Section 1332 Waivers

...SECTION 1332 WAIVERS What is a Section 1332 Waiver? Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows states to waive certain parts of the law to implement innovative ways to improve access to high quality, affordable health insurance. These State Innovation Waivers allow states...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/BKG-Section1332StateInnovationWaivers.pdf

AAFP Letter Proposing Establishing a Standard Primary Care Benefit - April 26, 2017

...A Proposal to Establish a Standard Primary Care Benefit for Individuals with High-Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) In an effort to maximize the proven benefits of health care coverage and a continuous relationship with a primary care physician, the American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ES-StandardPrimaryCareBenefit-042617.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Standard Primary Care Benefit in High Deductible Health Plans

...Standard Primary Care Benefit in High Deductible Health Plans Background As individuals, families, and employers struggle with the escalating costs of health care coverage, many are seeking high-deductible health plans (HDHP) as a means of securing affordable coverage. In 2017,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/BKG-StandardPrimaryCareBenefitHDHP.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to the 2019 Marketplace Proposed Rule - November 21, 2017

...November 21, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9930-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-2019MarketplaceProposedRuleEHBs-112117.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on ACA Regulatory Reduction to Empower Patients

...July 12, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9928-NC P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-ACAEmpowersPatients-071217.pdf

AAFP Response to CMS on the Part C and D Proposed Rule - January 25, 2019

...January 25, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-4180-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-8013 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-CDOutPocketCost-012519.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS Regarding Proposed Exchange Program Integrity Rule - January 8, 2019

...January 8, 2019 Alex M. Azar II Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 RE: CMS-9922-P: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Program...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-PhysicianGroupExchangeProgramIntegrity-010819.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS on the Part C and D Proposed Rule - January 25, 2019

...January 25, 2019 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma, The undersigned organizations...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-ProtectedClassesSignOnLetter-012519.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on USPSTF Recommendations

...August 9, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-USPSTF-08917.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on Market Stabilization - March 6, 2018

...March 6, 2018 The Honorable Mitch McConnell (R-KY) The Honorable Paul D. Ryan (R-WI) Senate Majority Leader Speaker of the House United States Senate U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Congress-MarketStability-03062018.pdf

AAFP Letter for EandC Subcommittee on Health on ACA and Drug Pricing Bills Markup - ...

...March 27, 2019 The Honorable Anna Eshoo Chairperson House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Michael Burgess, MD Ranking Member House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Washington, DC 20515 Dear...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-E&C-ACADrugPricing-03272019.pdf

AAFP Letter to the EBSA on Association Health Plan Proposed Rule - March 5, 2018

...March 5, 2018 Jeanne Klinefelter Wilson, Deputy Assistant Secretary Employee Benefits Security Administration Office of Regulations and Interpretations Room N-5655 U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20210 Attention: Definition of Employer-Small Business...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-EBSA-AssociationPlans-030518.pdf

Letter to EandC Full Committee Chairs on Health Care Access Bills - April 3, 2019

...April 3, 2019 The Honorable Frank Pallone Chair House Committee on Energy and Commerce Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Greg Walden Ranking Member House Committee on Energy and Commerce Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden: On behalf of the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-ECComm-HealthCareAccessBills-040319.pdf

AAFP Letter to EandC Health Subcommittee on Drug Pricing Bills - March 13, 2019

...March 13, 2019 The Honorable Anna Eshoo Chairperson House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Michael Burgess, MD Ranking Member House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Washington, DC 20515 Dear...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-ECHealthSub-DrugPricing-031319.pdf

Joint Letter to Senators Alexander and Murray Supporting Bipartisan Individual Market ...

...October 19, 2017 The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chair Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Patty Murray Ranking Member Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Alexander and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Group6-SenatorsAlexanderMurray-SupportingBipartisanIndividualMarketStabilization-101917.pdf

AAFP Response to HHS on Section 1557 - August 7, 2019

...August 7, 2019 Alex M. Azar II, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Attention: Section 1557 NPRM, RIN 0945-AA11 Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 509F 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Azar: On behalf of the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-1557-080719.pdf

AAFP Response to RFI on Grandfathered Plans - March 22, 2019

...March 22, 2019 Alex M. Azar II, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9923-NC P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Dear Secretary Azar: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-GrandfatheredPRFI-032219.pdf

AAFP Response to HHS RFI on Insurance Coverage Across State Lines - May 1, 2019

...May 1, 2019 Alex M. Azar II, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9921-NC P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Secretary Azar: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 134,600 family physicians and medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-InsuranceAcrossStateLines050119.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS Regarding Proposed Rules on Contraceptives - November 29, 2017

...November 30, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9940-IFC and CMS-9925-IFC P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-MoralReligiousExemptionsContraceptives-112917.pdf

AAFP Response to HHS on the Draft Benefit and Payment Perimeters for 2020 - February ...

...February 19, 2019 Alex M. Azar II Secretary Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-9926-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Secretary Azar: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-NoticeBenefitPaymentParameters2020-021919.pdf

AAP Letter to the House EandC Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee ...

...April 9, 2019 The Honorable Diane DeGette Chair House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Brett Guthrie Ranking Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HouseECOversight-InsulinPrices040919.pdf

AAFP Letter on Short-term Insurance - April 18, 2018

...April 18, 2018 The Honorable Alex Azar Secretary Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Secretary Azar: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 129,000 family physicians and medical students...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-ShortDurationPlans-041818.pdf

AAFP Support Letter to House Leadership for HR 987, Strengthening Health Care and ...

...May 15, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HR987Support-05152019.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting Representative Schneider on the Primary Care Patient Protection ...

...May 21, 2018 The Honorable Brad Schneider U.S. House of Representatives 1432 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Schneider: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the 131,400 family physicians and medical students we represent, thank...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-PrimaryCarePatientProtectionAct%202018-RepSchneider-052118.pdf

AAFP Letter to OMB - June 19, 2019

...June 19, 2019 Nancy Potok, Chief Statistician Office of Management and Budget New Executive Office Building 725 17th St. NW Washington, DC 20006 RE: Directive No. 14, OMB-2019-0002 Dear Dr. Potok: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 134,600...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-OMB-FedPovStandards-061919.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting Representative Stefanik on the Primary Care Patient Protection ...

...May 21, 2018 The Honorable Elise Stefanik U.S. House of Representatives 318 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congresswoman Stefanik: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the 131,400 family physicians and medical students we represent,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-PrimaryCarePatientProtectionAct%202018-RepStefanik-052118.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2019 - May 14, 2019

...May 14, 2019 The Honorable Brad Schneider The Honorable Elise Stefanik U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Schneider and Congresswoman Stefanik: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-RepsSchneiderStefanik-PCProtectionAct-051419.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate Leadership Expressing Concern over Cassidy and Graham Proposal

...September 13, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader Minority Leader United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: The undersigned organizations...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senate-GrahamCassidyProposal-091217.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senators Alexander and Murray on the Market Stabilization Bill

...October 19, 2017 The Honorable Lamar Alexander The Honorable Patty Murray Chairman, HELP Committee Ranking Member, HELP Committee United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray: The American Academy...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-SenatorsAlexanderMurray-MarketStabilizationBill-101917.pdf

Letter to Senators McConnell and Schumer on Bipartisan Solutions for Health Care - July...

...July 17, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader Minority Leader United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: The American Academy of Family...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Senators%20McConnellSchumerBipartisanSolutions-071017.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senators Graham, Cassidy, Heller, and Johnson on the GCHJ Proposal - ...

...September 20, 2017 The Honorable Lindsey Graham The Honorable Bill Cassidy United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Dean Heller The Honorable Ron Johnson United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-SenatorsGrahamCassidyHeller%20ohnson-GCHJProposal-092017.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senators McConnell and Schumer Senate Final Vote to Reject Repeal - July...

...July 27, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader Minority Leader United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: As the Senate nears a vote on health...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-SenatorsMcConnellSchumer-SenateFinalVoteWhip%20Letter-072717.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting Senator King on the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2019 ...

...November 6, 2019 The Honorable Angus King U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator King: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the 134,600 members we represent, I write to offer our support for the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2019. Your...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-SenKing-PCPPA-110619.pdf

Statement from the Group of 6 on Protecting Transgender Patients and Women's ...

...May 28, 2019 Media contacts American Academy of Family Physicians: Leslie Champlin (lchampli@aafp.org, 800-274-2237, Ext. 6252) American Academy of Pediatrics: Jamie Poslosky (jposlosky@aap.org, 202-724-3301) Devin Miller (dmiller@aap.org, 202-724-3308) American College of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-Group6-TransgenderSection1557-052819.pdf

Group of 6 Joint Statement on Suspension of Risk Adjustment Payments - July 11, 2018

...For Immediate Release: July 11, 2018 Media contacts: American Academy of Family Physicians Leslie Champlin | 800-274-2237, Ext. 5224 | lchampli@aafp.org American Academy of Pediatrics Devin Miller | 202-724-3308 | dmiller@aap.org American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Megan...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-G6-SuspensionRiskAdjustmentPayments-071118.pdf

Joint Letter Opposing Efforts to Repeal the Individual Mandate - November 14, 2017

...America’s Frontline Physicians Oppose Efforts to Eliminate the Individual Mandate Our organizations, which represent more than 560,000 physicians and medical students, strongly support policies that ensure every American has access to affordable health coverage. We are concerned that...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-IndividualMandateRepeal-SenateTaxReform-111417.pdf

AAFP Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - December 1, 2017

...AAFP Increasingly Alarmed at Impact of Tax Reform Bill The AAFP appreciates the need to reform our nation’s tax code. However, we are growing increasingly alarmed that the tax legislation under consideration in the United States Senate, if passed, would trigger automatic spending cuts...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-TaxCutsJobsAct-120117.pdf

AAFP Testimony to Senate Appropriations Committee on FY 2018 Priorities - May 31, 2017

...John Meigs, Jr., MD, FAAFP - President, American Academy of Family Physicians Written Testimony to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies - Fiscal Year 2018 May 31, 2017 On behalf of the American Academy of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/TS-Senate-FY2018Priorities-053117.pdf

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

...CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (CHIP) What is CHIP? Since its creation in 1997, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has provided health insurance to millions of children and has reduced the percentage of uninsured children nationally from 15 percent in 1997 to 4.5...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/BKG-CHIP.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Leadership Urging CHIP Refunding - January 10, 2018

...January 10, 2018 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Chuck Schumer United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Paul Ryan The Honorable Nancy Pelosi United States House of Representatives United States...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/LT-CongressLeadership-CHIP-011018.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Supporting CHIP and Health Extenders - December 20, 2017

...December 20, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Chuck Schumer United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Paul Ryan The Honorable Nancy Pelosi United States House of Representatives United States...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/LT-Congress-CHIPHealthExtenders-122017.pdf

Joint Statement to Congress Calling for Funding Extension for the CHIP Program

...Statement of the National Children’s Health Community Urging Quick Bipartisan Action on a Strong, Five-Year Extension of Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program September 6, 2017 As advocates for children and pregnant women, we call on Congress to take immediate...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/ST-Congress-ExtendCHIPFunding-090617.pdf

AAFP Letter to Speak Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi on CHIP Reauthorization - November...

...November 2, 2017 The Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Ryan and Democratic Leader Pelosi: On behalf of the American Academy of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/LT-SpeakerRyanMinorityLeaderPelosi-CHIPReauthorization-110217.pdf

AAFP Statement for the Record -- Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the Children’s ...

...Statement of American Academy of Family Physicians Submitted for the Record U.S. Senate Committee on Finance The Children’s Health Insurance Program: The Path Forward September 7, 2017 September 7, 2017 Page 2 of 4 On behalf of the American...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/chip/ST-SenateFinanceCHIPHearing-090717.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Health Insurance Marketplaces

...HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACES The Affordable Care Act (ACA) introduced a number of reforms to ensure greater access to health insurance for all Americans. The ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplaces provide a comprehensive one- stop resource for consumers to research insurance plans,...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/insurance/BKG-Exchanges.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medicaid Expansion

...MEDICAID EXPANSION Traditional Medicaid Expansion As of March 2019, more than 72 million individuals are enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP.1 As of December 2016, nearly 20 million people gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).2 The greatest declines in the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/BKG-MedicaidExpansion.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Section 1115 Waivers

...SECTION 1115 DEMONSTRATION WAIVERS What is a Section 1115 Waiver? Section 1115 of the Social Security Act provides the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services with authority to approve experimental, pilot, or demonstration projects that promote the objectives of the Medicaid...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/BKG-Section1115Waivers.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medicaid Work Requirements

...MEDICAID WORK REQUIREMENTS AAFP Position The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has long advocated for preserving and strengthening Medicaid, a program upon which many vulnerable Americans rely. Recent efforts to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries conflict...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/BKG-MedicaidWorkRequirements.pdf

AAFP Government Relations Summary of the Balanced Budget Act of 2018 - February 12, 2018

...Government Relations Summary: Balanced Budget Act of 2018 After a brief government shutdown, on February 9, 2018, the Senate and House passed the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA18, Public Law 115-123), funding the government through March 23, 2018. The spending package was strongly...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/ES-GRBillSummaryBBA2018-021218.pdf

AAFP Goverment Relations Summary of President's Budget Request for FY 2019 - February ...

...GR Summary: President’s Budget Request for FY2019 On February 12, 2018, President Donald Trump transmitted his 2019 budget request to the Congress. Overall, the cuts proposed in this year’s request are less severe than last year’s, but the budget still calls for a $3.6 trillion...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/ES-GRSummaryPresidentBudgetRequestFY2019-021318.pdf

Letter to America's Health Insurance Plans About Narrow Networks

...July 24, 2014 Karen Ignagni, President and CEO America’s Health Insurance Plans 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW South Building, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20004 Dear Ms. Ignagni, On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 115,900 family physicians and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LetterAHIPNarroNetworks.pdf

Letter to UnitedHealthcare About Narrow Networks

...July 24, 2014 Lewis G. Sandy, MD, FACP Senior Vice President, Clinical Advancement UnitedHealth Group 5901 Lincoln Drive MN012-N205 Edina, MN 55436-1611 Dear Dr. Sandy, On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 115,900 family physicians and medical...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LetterUnitedHealthcareNarrowNetworks.pdf

AAFP Response to HHS and DOT Guidance on Section 1332 Waivers - December 19, 2018

...December 19, 2018 Alex M. Azar II, Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 David J. Kautter, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Department of Treasury 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20224 Dear Secretary Azar...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-CMS-1332Waivers-121918.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services - ...

...September 11, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-2406-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-CMS-MedicaidAccess-091119.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Concerns over Tennessee's UHC Plan - July 24, 2014

...July 24, 2014 The Honorable Marilyn Tavenner Administrator 200 Independence Avenue, SW Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Tavenner: The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is very concerned about the disturbing disruption of care...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-CMS-UHCPlan-07242015.pdf

AAFP to DHS Expressing Concern on the Public Charge Proposed Rule - December 3, 2018

...December 3, 2018 Kirstjen M. Nielsen, Secretary Department of Homeland Security 20 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20529-2140 Dear Secretary Nielsen: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical students...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-DHS-PublicCharge-120318.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on CHIP Funding - October 14, 2016

...October 14, 2016 The Honorable Orrin Hatch The Honorable Fred Upton Finance Committee Energy and Commerce Committee United States Senate United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Ron Wyden The Honorable...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-Congress-CHIP-101416.pdf

AAFP and Territory Chapter Letter to EandC Health Subcommittee on U.S. Territory ...

...June 19, 2019 The Honorable Anna Eshoo Chairwoman House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Michael Burgess, MD Ranking Member House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairwoman Eshoo...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-ECHealth-MedicaidTerritoryFunding-061919.pdf

Group of Six Joint Principles on Section 1115 Demonstration Waivers - December 8, 2017

...1 Section 1115 Demonstration Waivers and Other Proposals to Change Medicaid Benefits, Financing and Cost-sharing: Ensuring Access and Affordability Must be Paramount Joint principles of the following organizations representing front-line physicians: American...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-Group6-PrinciplesMedicaidWaivers-120817.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on Kansas Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver Application - January 24, 2018

...January 24, 2018 The Honorable Eric D. Hargan, Acting Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: KanCare 2.0, Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Renewal Application Dear Secretary Hargan: On behalf of the American...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/LT-HHS-KansasSection1115Waiver-012418.pdf

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