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AAFP Letter to House Ways and Means Committee on Primary Care Enhancement Act (H.R. ...

...October 23, 2019 The Honorable Richard Neal The Honorable Kevin Brady Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Ways and Means Committee on Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC Washington, DC Dear Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Brady: On...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/dpc/LT-WM-DPCMarkup-102319.pdf

AAFP Summary of the 2018 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - November 9, 2017

...Summary of the 2018 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule that changes the Medicare physician fee schedule (MPFS) and other Medicare Part B payment policies for calendar year 2018. The...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2018FinalMPFS-110917.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of the CMS Final Rule: QPP Year 2 - November 8, 2017

...Executive Summary of the CMS Final Rule- Quality Payment Program Year 2 On November 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interim final rule with comment period regarding the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP). Further comments on certain sections...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2018FinalQPP-11817.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of the 2018 Proposed QPP Rule

...Executive Summary of the CMS Proposed Rule- 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program On June 20, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule (link expires 6/30) regarding the 2018 Quality Payment Program (QPP). As part of this release, the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2018ProposedQPP-062317.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of the 2018 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

...Executive Summary of the 2018 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On July 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2018 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, as well as a related press release and fact sheet. The American Academy of Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2018ProposedMPFS-071917.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - July 18, 2018

...Initial Summary of the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) put on display the 2019 Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Medicare Part B. In conjunction...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2019ProposedMPFS-071818.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of MACRA Final Rule - October 24, 2016

...Executive Summary of the MACRA Final Rule On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule that implements the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) called for in the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-MACRAFinal-102416.pdf

AAFP Summary of the 2019 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - November 8, 2018

...AAFP summary of the 2019 final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule with comment period titled, Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/ES-2019FinalMPFS-110818.pdf

AAFP Initial Summary of the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - July 30, 2019

...Initial AAFP Summary of the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS). This regulation also impacts the Quality Payment Program (QPP). CMS...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/ES-2020MPFS-073019.pdf

AAFP Initial Summary of the 2020 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - November 1, 2019

...AAFP Summary of the 2020 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule and interim final rule on the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS). This regulation also impacts the Quality Payment...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/ES-2020FinalMPFS-110219.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of the Proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - July 10, ...

...Summary of payment provisions within the 2015 proposed Medicare physician fee schedule Table of Contents: Executive Summary……………………………….………………………………………………………………1 Chronic Care Management (CCM) services………….……………………………………………………...1-3 Medicare Telehealth...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/ES-ProposedMPFS2015-071014.pdf

AAFP Response to the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - September 18, 2019

...September 18, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1715-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-2020ProposedMPFSComments-091819.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - December 22, 2016

...December 22, 2016 Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1654-F 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: On behalf of the American Academy...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-MPFS-122216.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress on 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Updates - October 18, 2019

...October 31, 2019 The Honorable Richard Neal The Honorable Kevin Brady Chairman, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member, Ways and Means Committee U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Charles Grassley The...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-Congress-2020MPFSPrimaryCareUpdates-103119.pdf

AAFP Summary of the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - 110916

...Summary of the 2017 Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Table of Contents: Executive Summary ………………………………………...…………………………………….…………. 1-2 Conversion Factor for 2017 ……………………………........................…………………….……………… 2 Primary Care, Care Management, and Patient-Centered Services...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-ES-PhysicianFee2017-111016.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the 2018 Quality Payment Program Final Rule with Comment Period -...

...December 19, 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...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018FinalQPP-121917.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS on the 2018 MIPS Reporting Period - April 16, 2018

...April 16, 2018 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the undersigned...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018MIPSReportingPeriod-041618.pdf

AAFP Response to CMS on the 2018 Proposed Quality Payment Program Regulation

...August 18, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Room 445-G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue SW. Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2018ProposedQPP-081817.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Final Comments on the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...September 5, 2018 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1693-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedMPFS-090618.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to the 2019 Part C and Part D Proposed Rule - January 16, 2018

...January 16, 2018 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-4182-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-8013 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019MAPDP-011618.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the 2020 Proposed OPPS Rule - September 19, 2019

...September 19, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1717-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2020OPPS-091919.pdf

AAFP Response on the 2019 Proposed OPPS Regulation - September 19, 2018

...September 19, 2018 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1695-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedOPPS-091918.pdf

AAFP Response to the CLIA Proficiency Testing Proposed Rule - April 2, 2019

...April 2, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-3355-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016. Robert Redfield, MD, Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attention: CMS-3355-P 1600...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-CDC-Labs-040219.pdf

AAFP Letter with Reaction to Preliminary CLFS Data

...October 19, 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...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-CLIAData-101917.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on E/M Documentation Requirements - April 23, 2018

...April 23, 2018 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 129,000...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-EMSuggestions-042318.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS on E/M Policies in the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...August 27, 2018 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 445-G 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: Medicare Physician...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-EMSignOn-082718.pdf

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

...April 24, 2017 Acumen MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measure Team 500 Airport Blvd., Suite 365 Burlingame, CA 94010 Dear Acumen MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measure Team: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 124,900 family physicians and medical students...

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

AAFP Letter to CMS on GAO RUC Report - December 16, 2015

...December 16, 2015 Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 200 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20201 RE: GAO report on Medicare Physician Payment Rates: Better Data and Greater Transparency Could Improve Accuracy Dear Administrator Slavitt: On...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-GAORUC-121615.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS With Reccommended Improvements to MACRA - April 26, 2017

...April 26, 2017 Seema Verma, MPH, CMS Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma: Consistent with the Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and...

Advocacy

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

AAFP Letter to CMS on Final MACRA Rule - December 15, 2016

...December 15, 2016 Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-5517-FC 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: On behalf of the American Academy...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRA_Final-121516.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medicaid Access to Covered Medicaid Services - May 16, 2018

...May 16, 2018 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/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MethodsAssuringAccessCoveredMedicaidServices-051618.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS on the 2018 Proposed QPP Rule

...August 21, 2017 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Room 445-G, Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the undersigned physician...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MIPSOptInLVT-082117.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the Advance Call Letter for Part C and D Plans - March 3, 2017

...March 3, 2017 Cynthia G. Tudor, Ph.D. Acting Director, Center for Medicare Jennifer Wuggazer Lazio, F.S.A., M.A.A.A. Director, Parts C and D Actuarial Group Office of the Actuary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 200 Independence...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PartCD-03032017.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Outpatient Prospective Payment - December 21, 2016

...December 21, 2016 Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1656-IFC Mail Stop C4-26-05 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244-1850 Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: On behalf of the...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-OPPS-122116.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Patient Relationships - December 21, 2016

...December 21, 2016 Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: CMS Patient Relationship Categories and Codes Dear Acting Administrator Slavitt: On...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PatientCodes-122116.pdf

Joint Letter to CMS on the AUC Educational and Operations Testing Year - April 29, 2019

...April 29, 2019 Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 7500 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21244-8013 Dear Administrator Verma: The undersigned organizations constitute the overwhelming majority of health care professionals who order or furnish...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PhysicianAUC-042919.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS Requesting Codes to be Added to the "Primary Care Exemption" List - ...

...October 9, 2019 Seema Verma, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Re: Expanding the primary care exception code list Dear Administrator Verma: On behalf of the American Academy...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PrimaryCareExemption-100919.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on the MSSP Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Proposed Rule -...

...February 14, 2018 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/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-SSPExtremeUncontrollableCircumstance-021418.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress with MACRA Legislative Recommendations - June 3, 2019

...June 3, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Charles Schumer Majority Leader Minority Leader United States Senate United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-MACRALegRecs-060319.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Regarding MACRA Implementation

...October 2, 2017 The Honorable Greg Walden Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce 2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Frank Pallone Ranking Member Committee on Energy and Commerce 2322A Rayburn House Office...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-MACRA-EAC-100217.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on PAMA Data Reporting - July 17, 2019

...July 17, 2019 The Honorable Charles Grassley The Honorable Ron Wyden Chairman Ranking Member Senate Committee on Finance Senate Committee on Finance 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-PAMADataReporting-071719.pdf

Letter to Congress Urging the Passage of H.R. 4015 / S. 2000

...February 17, 2014 Hon. John Boehner Hon. Harry Reid Speaker of the House Majority Leader U.S. House of Representatives United States Senate U.S. Capitol, Room H-232 U.S. Capitol, Room S-221 Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20510 Hon. Nancy Pelosi Hon. Mitch McConnell Minority...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-SGRRepeal2014-AAFP-021714.pdf

AAFP Letter for the EandC Committtee’s MACRA/MIPS Hearing - July 26, 2018

...July 26, 2018 The Honorable Michael Burgess, MD Chair, House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Gene Green Ranking Member, House Committee on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee U.S. House of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-ECCommittee-MACRAHearing072618.pdf

AAFP Letter to House Ways and Means Committee on Medicare Site-neutral Payments - ...

...September 19, 2019 The Honorable Richard Neal The Honorable Kevin Brady Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Ways and Means Committee on Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Chairman Neal and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HouseWM-SiteNeutralPayments-091919.pdf

AAFP Letter to HRSA on Rural Health Care Access - October 9, 2019

...October 9, 2019 Thomas J. Engels, Acting Administrator Health Resources and Services Administration 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Dear Acting Administrator Engels: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 134,600 family physicians and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HRSA-RuralHealthCare-100919.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting the Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019 - June 3, 2019

...June 3, 2019 Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) 124 Cannon House Office Building Washington DC 20515 RE: Family Physicians Support the Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019 Dear Congresswoman Finkenauer: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-RepFinkenauer-SupportingGPCI-060319.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Medicare Site-neutral Payments - September ...

...September 19, 2019 The Honorable Chuck Grassley The Honorable Ron Wyden Chairman Ranking Member Committee on Finance Committee on Finance United States Senate United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Wyden: On behalf of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-SenFinanceComm-SiteNeutralPayments-091919.pdf

Joint Letter Supporting a Bill that Removes Medicare Beneficiary Cost-sharing ...

...June 25, 2019 The Honorable Suzan DelBene 2330 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative DelBene, We the undersigned organizations are writing to offer our strong endorsement of your legislation to ensure that more chronically ill...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-SupportRemovalCCMCostSharing-062519.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting Bill that Removes Medicare Beneficiary Cost-sharing ...

...June 25, 2019 Richard Neal, Chair (D-MA) Kevin Brady, Ranking Member (R-TX) Ways and Means Committee Ways and Means Committee 1102 Longworth House Office Building U.S. House of Representatives Washington D.C. 20515 Washington D.C. 20515 Dear Chairman Neil and Ranking Member Brady: On...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-WM-CCMCodes-062519.pdf

AAFP response to the VA proposed rule on the Veterans Community Care Program - March ...

...March 22, 2019 The Honorable Robert Wilkie Office of Regulation Policy and Management (00REG) Department of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Room 1063B Washington, DC 20420 RE: RIN 2900-AQ46, Veterans Community Care Program Dear Secretary Wilkie: On behalf of the American Academy...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-VA-ProposedRuleVCCP-032219.pdf

AAFP Statement to Senate Finance Committee on MACRA - May 8, 2019

...Statement of the American Academy of Family Physicians By John S. Cullen, MD, FAAFP President American Academy of Family Physicians To Senate Finance Committee On Medicare Physician Payment Reform After Two Years: Examining MACRA Implementation and the Road...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-FinanceCommittee-MACRA-050819.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Medicaid Primary Care Payment Parity

...MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE PAYMENT RECOMMENDATION American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) policy supports Medicaid payment for primary care services at least equal to Medicare’s payment rate for those services when provided by a primary care physician. Background Low Medicaid...

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

AAFP Backgrounder: Environmental Health and Climate Change

...ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE AAFP Position In recognition of the serious adverse health consequences resulting from pollution, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and ozone layer depletion, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommends strong action on all...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/BKG-EnvironmentalHealthClimateChange.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress from CDC Coalition on FY2020 - March 4, 2019

...APHA • 800 I Street, NW • Washington, DC 20001-3710 • 202-777-2514 • www.cdccoalition.org CDC Coalition March 4, 2019 The Honorable Rosa DeLauro The Honorable Tom Cole Chair Ranking Member House Appropriations Subcommittee House Appropriations Subcommittee on...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-Congress-CDCCoalitionFY2020-030419.pdf

AAFP Letter to EPA on Asbestos - August 9, 2018

...August 9, 2018 Tala R. Henry, Acting Director Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Document Control Office (7407M) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20460-0001 Dear Acting Director Henry: On behalf of...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-EPA-Asbestos-080908.pdf

AAFP Response to the EPA’s Proposed Rule on SAFE Vehicles Rules - October 24, 2018

...October 24, 2018 Andrew Wheeler, Administrator EPA Docket Center Environmental Protection Agency Mail Code 28221T Air and Radiation Docket Attention Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2018-0283 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460 Dear Administrator Wheeler, On behalf of the American...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-EPA-CleanCars-102418.pdf

AAFP letter to EPA on the Clean Power Plan - April 25, 2018

...April 25, 2018 Scott Pruitt, Administrator EPA Docket Center Environmental Protection Agency Mail Code: 2822T Attention: Air Docket ID EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0355 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460 Dear Administrator Pruitt: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-EPA-CleanPowerPlan-042518.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on Health Literacy Definition - August 1, 2019

...August 1, 2019 Stephanie Santana, Public Health Analyst U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 1101 Wootton Parkway Rockville, MD 20852 Dear Ms. Santana: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 134,600 family physicians and medical students...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-HHS-HealthLiteracy-080119.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

...Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health AAFP Position The AAFP supports full legal equality for same-gender families, including individuals that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender (LGBT), and access to health care that addresses health disparities...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/equality/BKG-LGBTHealth.pdf

AAFP Statement on the Trump Administration Executive Order on Child-Adult Separation - ...

...AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS STATEMENT ON EXECUTIVE ORDER ADDRESSING FAMILY SEPARATION AT BORDER CROSSINGS The American Academy of Family Physicians continues to place high priority on the mental and physical health and safety of families separated during border crossings....

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/equality/ST-TrumpAdminExecOrder-ChildAdultSeparation-062118.pdf

Joint Letter Opposing the Indoor Tanning Tax Repeal - September 13, 2018

...September 12, 2018 The Honorable Paul Ryan The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi On behalf of the 47 undersigned organizations dedicated...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/misc/LT-House-OpposingRepealIndoorTanningTax-091318.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Marijuana

...MARIJUANA The AAFP is dedicated to helping physicians provide quality and individualized care through a variety of treatments that satisfy the needs of their patients. Despite the limited body of research supporting the medical properties of marijuana, a growing number of patients...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/misc/BKG-Marijuana.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA on Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals - October 26, 2016

...October 26, 2016 Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 Dear Associate Commissioner Kux: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 124,900 family physicians and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FDA-Sodium-102616.pdf

AAFP Response Letter to the FDA on Food Menu Labeling Requirements

...October 16, 2017 Anna K. Abram, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning Legislation, and Analysis Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 RE: Docket Nos. FDA-2012-N-1210 and FDA-2004-N-0258 for ‘‘Food...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FDA-FoodMenuDelay-101617.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA on Food Labeling

...June 28, 2017 Anna K. Abram, Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning Legislation, and Analysis Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 RE: FDA-2011-F-0172 for ‘‘Food Labeling; Nutrition Labeling of Standard...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FDA-FoodLabeling-062817.pdf

AAFP Letter to the Food and Nutrition Service Agency Regarding Food Crediting in Child ...

...February 7, 2018 Angela Kline, Director Policy and Program Development Child Nutrition Programs Food and Nutrition Service U.S. Department of Agriculture P.O. Box 66740 Saint Louis, MO 63166-6740 Re: Food Crediting in Child Nutrition Programs Dear Director Kline: On behalf of the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FNS-FoodCreditingChildNutritionPrograms-020718.pdf

AAFP Letter to FMCSA on Diabetic Commercial Drivers - Oxtober 19, 2016

...October 19, 2016 Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration U.S. Department of Transportation West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE. Washington, DC Dear Associate Administrator Minor: On behalf of the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-FMCSA-DiabeticDrivers-101916.pdf

AAFP/AMA Backgrounder: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

...Patients need access to care now. Evidence shows medication-assisted treatment (MAT) works. More people are dying from heroin and illicit fentanyl, despite a decrease in opioid prescriptions. The AMA and AAFP Urge Removing All Barriers to Treatment for Substance Use Disorder...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/BKG-AMA-AAFP-MAT.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Supervised Injection Sites

...SUPERVISED INJECTION SITES AAFP Position The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is committed to preventing the spread of HIV and Hepatitis B and C, as well as combatting opioid dependence and other substance use disorders. The AAFP supports syringe exchange programs, the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/BKG-SupervisedInjectionSites.pdf

Center for State Policy Backgrounder on Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

...PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS RECOMMENDATION: The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) supports implementation and use of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and greater physician input into pain management regulation and legislation. The AAFP will work...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/BKG-PDMPs-103017.pdf

AAFP Letter to ASPE on Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement - August 28, 2019

...August 28, 2019 Brenda Destro, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Office of Science and Data Policy Attn: EPAEDEA Report Feedback 200 Independence Avenue SW,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-ASPE-PatientAccessDrugs-082819.pdf

AAFP Letter to ASPE on Opioids - Septemeber 2, 2016

...September 2, 2016 Kathryn E. Martin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Attention: 1557 RFI (RIN 0945- AA02) Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 509F 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-ASPE-Opioids-090216.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Opioid Action Plan - October 10, 2019

...October 10, 2019 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...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-CMS-OpioidRFI-101019.pdf

AAFP Letter Responding to the FDA on Prescribing Opioids

...July 10, 2017 Anna K. Abram Deputy Commissioner for Policy, Planning Legislation, and Analysis Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 RE: Docket No. FDA- 2017-N-1094 and Docket No. FDA- 2017-D-2497 Dear...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-FDA-OpiodTraining-071017.pdf

Joint Letter to the FDA on Compounded Drug Products - August 13, 2019

...August 13, 2019 Janet Woodcock, M.D. Director Center for Drug Evaluation and Research U.S. Food and Drug Administration 10903 New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, Maryland 20993 Dear Dr. Woodcock: On behalf of our members, the undersigned organizations write to thank the U.S. Food and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-FDA-CompoundedDrugProducts-081319.pdf

AAFP Letter to the House Supporting the SPIKE Act of 2019 - April 8, 2019

...April 8, 2019 The Honorable Steven Horsford 1330 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Tom Reed 2263 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives Horsford and Neal: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-House-SPIKESupport-040819.pdf

AAFP Response to the HHS Draft Report on Pain Management - April 1, 2019

...April 1, 2019 Vanila M. Singh, Chief Medical Officer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 736E Washington, DC 20201 Dear Dr. Singh: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-HHS-PainManagement-040119.pdf

AAFP Letter on the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (HR 6) - June 20, 2018

...June 20, 2018 The Honorable Paul Ryan The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker Minority Leader US House of Representatives US House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP),...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-HouseLeadership-HR6-062018.pdf

AAFP Letter to SAMHSA on Opioid Use and Patient Caps - May 26, 2016

...May 26, 2016 Kana Enomoto, Acting Administrator Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Department of Health and Human Services Attn: SAMHSA-0930-AA22 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 13E21C Rockville, Maryland 20857 Dear Acting Administrator Enomoto: On behalf of the American...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-SAMHSA-Opioid-052616.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate Leadership on HR 6: The Opioid Crisis Response Act - August 23, 2018

...August 23, 2018 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer: On behalf of the 131,400 members of the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-Senate-OpioidCrisisResponseAct-082318.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Opioid Epidemic Relief - February 14, 2018

...February 14, 2018 The Honorable Orrin Hatch The Honorable Ron Wyden Chairman Ranking Member Senate Committee on Finance Senate Committee on Finance Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20515 Sent to opioids@finance.senate.gov Dear Chairman Hatch and Ranking Member Wyden: On behalf of the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-SenateFinance-OpioidEpidemicRelief-02142018.pdf

AAFP Letter to White House ONDCP and Opioids Commission - October 19, 2017

...October 19, 2017 The Honorable Chris Christie, Chair Richard Baum, Acting Director President’s Commission on Combatting Office of National Drug Control Policy Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis The White House Washington, DC 20500 Washington, DC 20500 commission@ondcp.eop.gov Dear...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-WhiteHouseONDCP-OpioidCommission-101917.pdf

AAFP Letter to SAMHSA on SNPR MAT Limit Increase - August 5, 2016.pdf

...August 5, 2016 Kana Enomoto, Acting Administrator Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Department of Health and Human Services Attn: SAMHSA-0930-AA22 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 13E21C Rockville, Maryland 20857 Re: Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-SAMHSA-SNPRMAT-080516.pdf

Joint Principles: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic - June 11, 2018

...ADDRESSING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC Joint principles of the following organizations representing front-line physicians American Academy of Family Physicians American Academy of Pediatrics American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American College of Physicians American...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/ST-AddressingOpioidEpidemic-061118.pdf

AAFP Backgrounder: Gun Violence Prevention Research

...Gun Violence Prevention Research Background According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more people died from firearm injuries in the United States in 2017 than in any other year since at least 1968. Nearly two-thirds were suicides. The AAFP sees gun...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/BKG-GunViolencePreventionResearch.pdf

Joint Letter to House and Senate Leadership on Gun Reform - September 5, 2019

...September 5, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Mitch McConnell Speaker Majority Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Congress-GunReform-090519.pdf

Joint Letter to House on CDC GVP Research Funding - February 21, 2019

...February 21, 2019 Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey Ranking Member Kay Granger U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Committee on Appropriations Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515 Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro Ranking...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-House-CDC-GVPResearchFunding-022119.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on CDC GVP Research Funding - February 21, 2019

...February 21, 2019 Chairman Richard Shelby Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 Chairman Roy Blunt Ranking Member Patty Murray Subcommittee on Labor,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Senate-CDC-GVPResearchFunding-0221019.pdf

AAFP Support Letter for the Recognizing Gun Violence As a Public Health Emergency Act -...

...February 8, 2019 The Honorable Robin Kelly U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative Kelly: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical students across the country, I write to...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-SenKelly-PHEmergency-020819.pdf

AAFP Letter to Rep. Thompson Supporting Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (HR ...

...February 26, 2019 The Honorable Mike Thompson United States House of Representatives 231 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representative Thompson: On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), which represents 131,400 family physicians and medical...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Thompson-BackgroundChecksHR8-022619.pdf

AAFP Letter to Agriculture Cmt Chairs on Farm Bill Conference Priorities - December 6, ...

...December 6, 2018 The Honorable Pat Roberts Chairman, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Debbie Stabenow Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mike Conaway Chairman, U.S. House Agriculture Committee...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-AgCommittee-FarmBillPriorities-120618.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Urging Immediate Funding for Zika Prevention - June 14, 2016

...June 14, 2016 The Honorable Thad Cochran The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Chairman Vice Chairwoman Senate Committee on Appropriations Senate Committee on Appropriations Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Hal Rogers The Honorable Nita Lowey Chairman Ranking Member...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-CON-ZikaFunding-061416.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress in Support of Ample Zika Funding - Fenruary 10, 2017

...February 10, 2017 Senator Thad Cochran Senator Pat Leahy Chairman Ranking Member Senate Committee on Appropriations Senate Committee on Appropriations S-128, US Capitol S-146A, US Capitol Washington DC 20510 Washington DC 20510 Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen Representative Nita...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-Congress-ZikaFunding-021017.pdf

AAFP Letter Supporting National Clinical Care Commission Act - February 15, 2017

...February 15, 2017 The Honorable Pete Olson U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Dave Loebsack U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives Olson and Loebsack: On behalf of the 124,900 members of the American Academy of Family...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-NCCC-021517.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria - June 22, 2016

...June 22, 2016 Bruce Gellin, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Dear Dr. Gellin: On behalf of the American...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-HHS-Antibiotic-062216.pdf

AAFP Statement to the EandC Committee’s Hearing on Investing in America’s Health Care -...

...Statement for the Record to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health Hearing, Investing in America’s Health Care June 4, 2019 On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) thank you for the opportunity to submit this Statement for the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/ST-EC-InvestingAmericanHealthCare-060419.pdf

AAFP Statement to the Senate HELP Committee on its Healthy Communities Hearing - ...

...Statement for the Record to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, Hearing Encouraging Healthy Communities: Perspective from the U.S. Surgeon General November 15, 2017 On behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) thank you for the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/ST-SenateHELP-HealthyCommunitiesHearing-111517.pdf

AAFP Testimony to House EandC on USPSTF - November 30, 2016

...Testimony of John S. Meigs, Jr, MD, FAAFP President American Academy of Family Physicians Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Examining the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force November 30, 2016 November 30, 2016...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/TES-Meigs-USPSTF-113016.pdf

AAFP Letter to the CDC on Tobacco - February 6, 2019

...February 6, 2019 Randi Frank Office on Smoking and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 4770 Buford Hwy Mail Stop S107-7 Atlanta, GA 30341 Dear Ms. Frank: 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/prevention/tobacco/LT-CDC-Tobacco-020619.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA on Nicotine Levels - May 8, 2019

...May 8, 2019 Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy Dockets Management Staff (HFA-305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061 Rockville, MD 20852 RE: Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Certain Tobacco Products Dear Associate Commissioner Kux: On...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-CODResolutionNicotineStandards-05819.pdf

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