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AAFP Advises ONC, Continues Fight for Interoperability

Feb 23, 2018 - The AAFP recently offered suggestions to the federal government on a draft document that lays out a plan to prioritize nationwide health IT interoperability.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180223oncletter.html

AAFP Advises VA on Proposed Rules to Expand Patient Access

Mar 20, 2018 - The AAFP recently gave the Department of Veterans Affairs feedback on a proposed rule that could affect physician payment, prior authorization and scope of practice.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180320vapayment.html

AAFP Advocates for State Primary Care Spending Bills

Apr 24, 2019 - The AAFP and state chapters are championing bills that would recognize the crucial role of primary care in ensuring patients' health.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190424statespending.html

AAFP Affirms Value of New Cholesterol Management Guideline

Mar 20, 2019 - The AAFP recently gave its affirmation of value designation to a cholesterol management guideline jointly developed by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190320acc-ahacholguidln.html

AAFP Applauds ACOG Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality

Oct 31, 2018 - AAFP Applauds ACOG Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/acog-maternal-mortality.html

AAFP Applauds Background Check Bill That Wins Swift Passage

Mar 1, 2019 - The Academy voiced support for a House bill strengthening background checks for firearm sales, which the AAFP called common-sense legislation.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190301bkgrndchecks.html

AAFP Applauds FDA Move on E-cigarette Flavors, Menthol

Nov 19, 2018 - The AAFP recently hailed an FDA move toward restricting the sale of most flavored e-cigarette products and banning menthol in combustible cigarettes.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20181119fdamenthol.html

AAFP Applauds GME Senate Bill Aimed at Rural Shortages

Feb 14, 2019 - The AAFP has signaled its strong support for the Rural Physician Workforce Production Act of 2019, saying it would alleviate physician shortages in rural communities.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190214ruralworkforceact.html

AAFP Applauds Green Light for Alternative Payment Model

Dec 19, 2017 - AAFP Applauds Green Light for Alternative Payment Model

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/aafp-applauds-green-light-for-alternative-payment-model.html

AAFP Award for Distinguished and Meritorious Service to Family Medicine -- Family ...

Dec 1, 2017 - Learn about the AAFP Award for Distinguished and Meritorious Service to Family Medicine for long-time dedication to advancing or contributing to the specialty of family medicine and supporting the organization and family medicine.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/fp/service.html

AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education -- Student, Resident and ...

Aug 20, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, recognizing leadership, civic involvement and exemplary patient care.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/student/gme.html

AAFP Backs Breastfeeding, Lactation for Medical Trainees

Jun 26, 2019 - The AAFP has updated its policy supporting breastfeeding and lactation accommodations for medical trainees, which other medical organizations plan to use as model policy for their members.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190626breastfeedpolicy.html

AAFP Board Accepts Recommendations on Continuing Certification

May 8, 2018 - The AAFP Board recently approved recommendations by the Academy's task force on continuing board certification. John Cullen, M.D., writes in the Leader Voices Blog that the recommendations include providing guidance on how to evaluate alternative certifying organizations.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20180508lv-boardcert.html

AAFP Board of Directors: Resident Member -- Student and Resident Leadership Opportunities

Apr 17, 2018 - Bring a resident perspective to the business of the AAFP Board of Directors and benefit from relationships with established leaders in family medicine.

Membership : Involve

https://www.aafp.org/membership/involve/lead/students-residents/resident/aafp-board-resident.html

AAFP Board of Directors: Student Member -- Student and Resident Leadership Opportunities

Apr 17, 2018 - Bring a student perspective to the business of the AAFP Board of Directors and benefit from relationships with established leaders in family medicine.

Membership : Involve

https://www.aafp.org/membership/involve/lead/students-residents/student/aafp-board-student.html

AAFP Bylaws -- Congress of Delegates

Oct 3, 2017 - View the bylaws adopted by the 2017 AAFP Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/bylaws.mem.html

AAFP Calls for FDA Discretion in Compounding Guidance

Aug 21, 2019 - The AAFP and other medical organizations warned FDA officials that proposed guidance on compounded drug products could limit patient access to necessary and timely treatments.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190821fdacompounding.html

AAFP Calls for Further Changes to QPP Interim Final Rule

Dec 21, 2017 - The AAFP has again provided comments to CMS to ensure that the Quality Payment Program's implementation rules are favorable to family physicians.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

https://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20171221qppcomment.html

AAFP Calls for Wide-ranging Approach to Lowering Drug Prices

Jul 24, 2018 - The AAFP offered multiple suggestions, as well as some cautionary advice, in response to an HHS request for information on ways to lower drug prices.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180724hhsdrugsltr.html

AAFP Calls on Members to Promote Influenza Vaccination This Season

Sep 29, 2017 - On Sept. 20, the AAFP signed on to a CDC letter asking health care professionals to help promote the influenza vaccine for the 2017-2018 flu season.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170929fluvaccletter.html

AAFP Cardiovascular CME Course in St. Louis, MO -- CME

Aug 30, 2019 - Evidence-based CME to prevent, treat, and manage risk of cardiovascular conditions-attend the AAFP’s Care of Cardiovascular live course in St. Louis, MO, July 8-11, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/cardiovascular-live/st-louis.html

AAFP Central

Jul 16, 2018 - Visit AAFP Central in the Expo Hall to find solutions to issues you might face as a family physician. FMX | October 9-13, 2018 | New Orleans

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/expo/central.html

AAFP Chronic Diseases CME Course in Hilton Head Island, SC -- CME

Jul 25, 2019 - Learn the latest on chronic conditions at the AAFP Care of Chronic Conditions live, evidence-based CME course in Hilton Head Island, SC, Sept 9-12, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions-live/hilton-head-island.html

AAFP Chronic Diseases CME Course in San Diego (La Jolla), CA -- CME

Jul 15, 2019 - Learn the latest on AFib, hypertension, stroke prevention, and more at the AAFP Care of Chronic Conditions live, evidence-based CME course in San Diego (La Jolla), CA.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/chronic-conditions-live/san-diego1.html

AAFP Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations -- Clinical Recommendation

Apr 19, 2018 - Access information on the AAFP's review of Clinical Preventive Services Recommendations developed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

Patient Care |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Clinical Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/aafp-cps.html

AAFP CME Course Faculty - Call for Proposals -- CME

Aug 7, 2019 - Submit your proposal to speak as a faculty member for AAFP 2020 CME courses.

CME : CME Faculty

https://www.aafp.org/cme/faculty/call-for-proposals.html

AAFP CME Course Faculty - Submission Requirements -- CME

Aug 7, 2019 - View submission requirements to speak as a faculty member at AAFP's 2020 CME courses.

CME : CME Faculty

https://www.aafp.org/cme/faculty/call-for-proposals/submission-requirements.html

AAFP Commences Search for Next CEO/EVP

Aug 23, 2019 - The AAFP is actively engaged in the process of finding a successor to outgoing CEO/EVP Douglas Henley, M.D., who officially steps down in August 2020.

AAFP News : Inside the Academy

https://www.aafp.org/news/inside-aafp/20190823ceosearch.html

AAFP Commissions Legal Opinion to Aid Family Physicians

Nov 14, 2017 - AAFP members now have access to a legal opinion commissioned by the Academy that supports credentialing decisions based on a physician's qualifications.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20171114credentialing.html

AAFP Committed to Addressing the Social Determinants of Health, Striving for Health Equity

Mar 29, 2018 - Social Determinants of Health Media Kit

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/social-determinants-of-health.html

AAFP Content Licensing

Mar 23, 2018 - AAFP Content Licensing curates expert medical content to deliver cost-effective solutions to your content needs. We offer clinical, CME, practice, and health education content for your website, other digital media, or in print.

About AAFP : Using Our Content

https://www.aafp.org/about-site/requests/licensing.html

AAFP Credit Eligibility Requirements -- CME

Apr 22, 2019 - Learn whether your CME activity is eligible for AAFP credit.

CME : AAFP Credit System

https://www.aafp.org/cme/creditsys/about/eligibility.html

AAFP Credit System News -- CME

May 7, 2019 - Learn how the AAFP Credit System is involved in making the jobs of CME providers easier so they can continue providing quality education for family physicians and other members of the health care team.

CME : AAFP Credit System

https://www.aafp.org/cme/creditsys/about/news.html

AAFP Credit System Reconsiders Functional Medicine Topics

Mar 28, 2018 - Effective immediately, the AAFP Credit System will begin approving functional medicine topics in accordance with its eligibility requirements and topic-specific guidance from the Commission on Continuing Professional Development.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180328functionalmed.html

AAFP Credit System Unveils New Seal

Aug 26, 2019 - The AAFP Credit System has unveiled a new seal that CME providers can use to show their education has been vetted and approved by the AAFP.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190826creditsystemseal.html

AAFP Credit Systems -- CME

Apr 8, 2019 - aafp cme credit systems

CME : Campaign Landing Pages

https://www.aafp.org/cme/offer/aafp-credit-systems.html

AAFP Decides to Not Endorse AHA/ACC Hypertension Guideline

Dec 12, 2017 - After a rigorous review, the AAFP has chosen to not endorse the recent hypertension guideline from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171212notendorseaha-accgdlne.html

AAFP Decries 50 Percent Cut for E/M Codes with Modifier 25

Aug 21, 2018 - The AAFP has asked a major private payer in Rhode Island to reconsider a proposed 50 percent cut for certain evaluation and management services.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180821bcbsri.html

AAFP Definition: Certification/Maintenance of Certification

May 7, 2018 - Read AAFP's definition of the terms certification and maintenance of certification when used in reference to physicians.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/certification-maintenance.html

AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2018-19

Oct 10, 2018 - On Oct. 10, the AAFP Congress of Delegates elected leaders to guide the Academy through the coming year and beyond. Gary LeRoy, M.D., of Dayton, Ohio, was named the AAFP's president-elect.

AAFP News : News From 2018 COD and FMX

https://www.aafp.org/news/2018-congress-fmx/20181010codelects.html

AAFP delegates to the AMA

Oct 26, 2017 - This page gives member information on the process of being selected as an AAFP delegate to the AMA

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/commissions/ama-delegates.html

AAFP Delegation Stands Up for Residency Teaching Faculty

Jun 19, 2019 - AAFP delegates supported physicians-in-training during this year's AMA House of Delegates annual meeting as they sought to ensure that their instructors can devote adequate time to teaching duties.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190619ama-educ.html

AAFP Delivers Useful Clinical Resources for 2018

Jan 3, 2018 - The AAFP offered a wide range of clinical recommendations and resources throughout 2017 -- including practice guidelines, immunization guidance and preventive services recommendations -- that members can use in 2018 and beyond.

AAFP News : Member Resources and Tools for 2018

https://www.aafp.org/news/resources-tools-2018/20180103yir-clinical.html

AAFP Dermatology CME Course in Las Vegas, NV

Jun 28, 2019 - Understand and diagnose challenging skin problems while earning CME. Attend the AAFP’s Skin Conditions and Diseases live course November 6-9 in Las Vegas.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/skin-live/las-vegas.html

AAFP Dermatology CME Course in Phoenix, AZ

Aug 8, 2019 - Understand and diagnose challenging skin problems while earning CME. Attend the AAFP’s Skin Conditions and Diseases live course in Phoenix, AZ

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/skin-live/phoenix.html

AAFP Digs In, Gives CMS Comprehensive Comments on MPFS

Sep 6, 2018 - The AAFP sent a 92-page letter to CMS with recommendations on how to improve the proposed 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule so it better supports family medicine.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180906mpfscomments.html

AAFP Elderly Care CME Course in Fort Myers, FL -- CME

Sep 25, 2018 - Earn CME and learn the latest on cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, end-of-life care, and more at the AAFP Geriatric Medicine live course in Fort Myers, FL.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/geriatrics-live/fort-myers.html

AAFP Elderly Care CME Course in Vail, CO -- CME

Aug 13, 2019 - The AAFP Geriatric Medicine CME course in Vail, CO, features relevant, evidence-based information you can apply directly to your practice.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/geriatrics-live/vail.html

AAFP Emergency CME Course in Las Vegas, NV -- CME

Aug 14, 2019 - Live, applicable, and engaging CME-attend the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care course in Las Vegas, NV, April 22-25 for evidence-based insights about critical care.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/vegas.html

AAFP Emergency CME Course in Orlando, FL -- CME

Sep 2, 2019 - Learn the latest in treating patients with acute health needs and earn CME at the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care live course, November 4-7, 2020 in Orlando, FL.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/orlando.html

AAFP Emergency CME Course in San Antonio, TX -- CME

Jun 5, 2019 - Learn the latest in treating patients with acute health needs and earn CME at the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care live course, Oct. 9-12 in San Antonio, TX.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/san-antonio.html

AAFP Emergency CME Course in St. Louis, MO -- CME

Sep 2, 2019 - Learn the latest in treating patients with acute health needs and earn CME at the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care live course, July 8-11, 2020 in St. Louis, MO.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/st-louis.html

AAFP Endorses AAO-HNS Tonsillectomy in Children Guideline

Feb 27, 2019 - The AAFP has endorsed an updated guideline on tonsillectomy in children that was developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline was published Feb. 5 in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190227aao-hnstonsillectomygdln.html

AAFP Endorses Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism Dx

Apr 24, 2019 - The AAFP recently endorsed guidelines on the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) that were developed by the American Society of Hematology. The guidelines evaluated diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis of the lower and upper extremities, and recurrent...

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190424vtegdline.html

AAFP ER course - Earn CME from the comfort of your own home or office -- CME

Aug 28, 2019 - Learn the latest in treating patients with acute health needs and earn CME-without traveling. Live stream the AAFP Emergency and Urgent Care course, Oct. 9-12.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/emergency-live/online-streaming-san-antonio.html

AAFP EVP and CEO Douglas E. Henley to Step Down Next Year

Apr 23, 2019 -

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aafp-evp-ceo-douglas-henley-to-step-down-next-year.html

AAFP Exhibitor Opportunities

Jan 4, 2018 - Find out all of the opportunities that the AAFP has for exhibiting at national events. National Conference and Family Medicine Experience (FMX) have many ways for organizations to have the opportunity to get in front of AAFP members.

Events : Exhibitor Opportunities

https://www.aafp.org/events/exhibitor-opportunities.html

AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Questions -- CME

Oct 24, 2017 - These practice questions are intended to help family physicians begin to prepare for the ABFM board exam.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/bd-review-questions.html

AAFP Family Medicine CME Course in Atlanta, GA -- CME

Jul 1, 2019 - Learn the latest evidence-based information in family medicine at the AAFP Family Medicine Update live CME course in Atlanta, GA, June 23-27, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/atlanta.html

AAFP Family Medicine CME Course in Las Vegas, NV -- CME

Jul 1, 2019 - Learn the latest evidence-based information in family medicine at the AAFP Family Medicine Update live CME course in Las Vegas, NV, November 10-14, 2020.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/fm-update-live/las-vegas.html

AAFP Family Medicine Conference

May 2, 2019 - Family Medicine Experience (FMX) is the AAFP's largest family medicine conference. Earn CME, hear dynamic speakers, network with peers, and discover patient care solutions for practice.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/about/family-medicine-conference.html

AAFP FAQ Aims to Educate FPs About Using Claims Data

Sep 6, 2019 - The AAFP has created a document to help family physicians understand all-payer claims databases so they can advocate for greater state investment in primary care.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190906claimsdatabasefaq.html

AAFP Fights for Patient Access to Covered Medicaid Services

May 21, 2018 - The AAFP stands against a proposed rule that would amend the state documentation process on Medicaid fee-for-service payments and their effect on patient access.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180521medicaidaccess.html

AAFP Fine-tunes Proposed Rule on GME, Rural Workforce

Jun 26, 2019 - A proposed CMS rule that could boost the primary care workforce without creating additional administrative burden needs refinement, the Academy told the agency in a recent letter.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190626proposedippsrule.html

AAFP FMX CME -- CME

Feb 14, 2018 - AAFP FMX CME. Explore the AAFP's Continuing Medical Education options, including free online content, live courses, and self-study materials.

CME : Browse

https://www.aafp.org/cme/browse/topic.tag-fmx.html

AAFP FMX Hotels

Jun 15, 2018 - Find hotels near the 2018 AAFP Family Medicine Experience, October 9 - 13, 2018, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/travel/hotels.html

AAFP Foundation Event

Mar 5, 2019 - Attend the AAFP Foundation VIP Benefit at the 2019 AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX), September 24-28, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.

Events : Family Medicine Experience (FMX)

https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx/events/foundation.html

AAFP Gives CMS Pointed Advice About New Payment Models

Nov 22, 2017 - The AAFP recently offered CMS specific recommendations based on a set of guiding principles for payment models that improve care while reducing administrative burden and costs.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171122cmsinnovation.html

AAFP Gives Guidance for HHS Strategic Plan Through 2022

Oct 30, 2017 - The AAFP told HHS that the agency's 2018-2022 strategic plan must emphasize the importance of easing the administrative burdens that get in the way of patient care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20171030hhsstrategy.html

AAFP Gives HHS Guidance on Pain Management, Opioid Crisis

Sep 11, 2019 - The Academy responded to an HHS request for information with advice for ensuring that family physicians are able to address patient needs regarding chronic pain and opioid misuse.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190911painmgmtltr.html

AAFP Global Health Summit

Oct 16, 2018 - Discover international family medicine activities, share your experiences and learn from others at the AAFP Global Health Summit, October 7-12, 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Events : Global Health Summit

https://www.aafp.org/events/global-health.html

AAFP Governance - Organizational Leadership

Jan 18, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP's organizational leadership. The organization is governed by a Congress of Delegates, a Board of Directors, and a number of commissions and committees.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance.html

AAFP Guides CMS on Administrative Simplification Efforts

Aug 13, 2019 - The AAFP has offered recommendations to CMS on how the agency can improve its efforts to reduce time physicians spend on tasks not directly related to patient care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190813adminsimpletter.html

AAFP Helps Improve Physician Well-Being, Fight Administrative Burden

Mar 8, 2019 - well-being

Press Center : Media Kits

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/well-being.html

AAFP Honors Two with Congressional Primary Care Champion Award

May 22, 2019 - AAFP Honors Two with Congressional Primary Care Champion Award

Press Center : News Releases and Statements

https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aafp-honors-two-with-congressional-primary-care-champion-award.html

AAFP Hosts Launch of 25 x 2030 Student Choice Collaborative

Sep 5, 2018 - A new initiative will work to ensure that by 2030, 25 percent of U.S. medical school seniors will select family medicine as their specialty.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20180905twentyfiveby2030.html

AAFP Hosts Webinar on Teen, Young Adult Preventive Care

Jul 3, 2018 - On July 12, the AAFP will host a webinar from 11:30 a.m. to noon CDT that addresses clinical preventive service recommendations for adolescents and young adults.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180703teenwebinar.html

AAFP Immunization Resources Keep FPs Informed

Apr 29, 2019 - The AAFP is mailing all active and resident family physician members full-color laminated copies of the 2019 adult, childhood/adolescent and catch-up immunization schedules.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190429immschedsmailed.html

AAFP Internal Medicine CME Course in Las Vegas, NV -- CME

Oct 4, 2018 - Earn CME, provide better care for adult patients, and directly apply knowledge in practice. Attend the AAFP’s Adult Medicine live course in Las Vegas.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/internal-live/las-vegas1.html

AAFP Internal Medicine CME Course in Phoenix, AZ -- CME

Aug 8, 2019 - Earn CME, provide better care for adult patients, and directly apply knowledge in practice. Attend the AAFP’s Adult Medicine live course in Phoenix, AZ.

CME : CME by Topic

https://www.aafp.org/cme/cme-topic/all/internal-live/phoenix1.html

AAFP Issues Summary of Proposed 2019 Medicare Fee Schedule

Jul 24, 2018 - The AAFP has created a two-page summary of CMS' proposed 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule. The summary is a precursor to a much lengthier and detailed formal comment letter the AAFP will submit by the agency's Sept. 10 deadline.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180724mpfssumm.html

AAFP Joins Call for Congress to Reduce Health Care Costs

Mar 14, 2018 - Congress needs to act soon to reduce health care costs for those who buy their own insurance, the AAFP and several other organizations told legislators recently.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180314stabilizationltr.html

AAFP Joins Call for Fully Funded Immunization Program

Nov 28, 2017 - The United States needs a robust immunization infrastructure, and the AAFP recently signed on to a letter reminding lawmakers that this requires adequate funding.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20171128vaccineletter.html

AAFP Joins Call to Protect Patients From Surprise Bills

Feb 19, 2019 - The AAFP signed on to a letter asking legislators to curb unanticipated medical bills through policies such as encouraging adequate networks and coverage transparency.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190219surprisebilling.html

AAFP Joins CMS to Launch Artificial Intelligence Challenge

Mar 29, 2019 - The AAFP has partnered with CMS and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation on a project to better predict health outcomes and improve health care quality through artificial intelligence.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190329aichallenge.html

AAFP Joins Effort to Decrease 2018 MIPS Reporting Period

Apr 24, 2018 - More than 40 medical organizations asked CMS to implement a 90-day quality measure reporting period for the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

AAFP News : MACRA Ready

https://www.aafp.org/news/macra-ready/20180424mipsreporting.html

AAFP Joins Effort to Postpone PAMA Laboratory Reporting

Jul 24, 2019 - The AAFP and more than two dozen other organizations recently urged congressional leaders to delay required reporting of 2020 clinical laboratory data.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190724pamaltr.html

AAFP Joins Effort to Reverse Costly CPT Modifier 25 Decision

Jun 18, 2018 - Dozens of professional medical organizations -- including the AAFP and the New Jersey AFP -- recently signed a letter urging two health insurance companies to reconsider an unfair coding policy.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180618modfier25ltr.html

AAFP Joins Objection to Administration's Move Against ACA

Apr 1, 2019 - The Academy and five peer medical organizations are opposing an administration plan to argue against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in an ongoing lawsuit.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190401acalawsuit.html

AAFP Joins Opposition to Sweeping 'Public Charge' Change

Sep 24, 2018 - The AAFP and four other physician organizations warned that a proposed change to the so-called public charge rule would endanger patients and their communities, and increase costs to the health system and taxpayers.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180924publicchargerule.html

AAFP Joins Other Groups to Develop Well-Woman Resource

Dec 6, 2018 - The Women's Preventive Services Initiative from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has created a chart summarizing age-based preventive service recommendations for women from adolescence to maturity that physicians can use during well-woman visits.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181206wpsichart.html

AAFP Joins Partnership to Empower Physician-Led Care

May 22, 2018 - The AAFP is a founding member of a new coalition dedicated to supporting value-based health care and empowering physician-led independent practices.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20180522pepc.html

AAFP Joins Push for Tough FDA Stance on Black Market Tobacco

Jul 26, 2018 - Bootlegged cigarettes are only part of the illicit tobacco picture, according to a July 16 letter the AAFP and other stakeholder groups sent to the FDA.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180726illicittobacco.html

AAFP Joins Push to Delay New Diagnostic Imaging Requirements

May 14, 2019 - The AAFP and 21 other medical organizations recently urged CMS to delay the appropriate use criteria program's educational and operations testing year.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190514aucletter.html

AAFP Joins Rebuild Rural Infrastructure Coalition

Apr 3, 2019 - The AAFP has joined with more than 240 other organizations to help elevate primary care issues in rural America with legislators and policymakers.

AAFP News : Practice and Professional Issues

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190403rebuildrural.html

AAFP Joins Renewed Demand for Critical Gun Reforms

Sep 16, 2019 - The Academy and six fellow medical organizations again urged Congress to enact critical, common-sense policies to reduce the threat of firearms violence their patients face.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190916firearmpolicies.html

AAFP Joins Support for Less Nicotine in Cigarettes

May 25, 2018 - The AAFP has joined more than 40 public health and medical associations in support of a proposed update to the FDA's cigarette product standards.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20180525nicotinelevels.html

AAFP Joins Supreme Court Filing Against Louisiana Law

Jun 11, 2019 - The Academy recently joined an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court saying that a Louisiana law threatens women's access to safe health care.

AAFP News : Government and Medicine

https://www.aafp.org/news/government-medicine/20190611geeamicus.html

AAFP Joins U.S. Call to Action on Climate Change

Jul 2, 2019 - The AAFP has joined more than 70 other organizations in signing on to the U.S. Call to Action on Climate, Health and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda. The document features 10 policy recommendations that government leaders can use to address climate change.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190702climatecall2action.html

AAFP Launches New Audio Journal Products

Aug 6, 2019 - Two new audio products from the AAFP provide members easy access to select content from the Academy journals FPM and American Family Physician.

AAFP News : Physician Education and Development

https://www.aafp.org/news/education-professional-development/20190806journalaudio.html

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