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Antitrust Issues in Health Care 2010

2010 Executive Summary on Antitrust Issues in Health Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/ES-AntitrustIssues-042710.pdf

Medical Liability Reform

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/ES-LiabilityReform-011413.pdf

Medical Liability Tort

State Statutes Establishing Clear and Convincing Evidence Standards in Medical Liability Tort

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/antitrust/ES-Statutes-011712.pdf

Proposed ICD-10 Delay and NHPI

Comments to HHS on Proposed ICD-10 Delay and NHPI

Advocacy

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

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medical Records for the TCM Code - March 15, 2016

AAFP letter to CMS regarding the release of medical records from facilities to primary care physicians for purposes of the transitional care management code

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/hipaa/LT-CMS-TCMCode-031516.pdf

Limiting Attorney Fees

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability and Limiting Attorney Fees

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ES-LiabilityAttorney-1005.pdf

Joint and Several Liability

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability and Joint and Several Liability

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ES-Liability-JoineSeveral-1005.pdf

Limits to Damage Awards

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability and Limiting Damage Awards

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ES-LiabilityDamage-1005.pdf

Doctor Apologies

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability and Doctor Apologies

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ES-LiabilityDoctor-1005.pdf

Medical Liability Reform

Executive Summary regarding Medical Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ES-LiabilityReform-011413.pdf

HEALTH Act of 2011

Joint Letter to House Regarding HEALTH Act of 2011

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/LT-House-Health-012511.pdf

Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Policy Brief regarding Payment Innovation and Liability Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/ST-Brief-Payment-080812.pdf

FY 2012 Priorities

Statement to the House Appropriations Committee on FY 2012 Priorities

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/liability/TS-House-Priorities-041511.pdf

Access to Covered Medicaid Services

Letter to CMS regarding Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services, CMS-2328-P

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/legal/sunshine/LT-CMS-Services-070511.pdf

Credentialing of Physicians Providing Telemedicine Services

Oregon Model Legislation: Credentialing of Physicians Providing Telemedicine Services

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/hit/Credentialing%20of%20Physicians%20Providing%20Telemedicine%20Services.pdf

Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

Summary of the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/incentive/ES-PrimaryCare-092811.pdf

Physician Payment 2011

Regulations Report: Physician Payment 2011

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2011PhysPaymtYrEndReport-122211.pdf

2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Summary of Key Provisions of the Proposed Rule on the 2010 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2010ProposedRuleMedicare-070809.pdf

2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Summary of Proposed 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-2014ProposedFeeSchedule-071913.pdf

AAFP Statement to Energy and Commerce on Site-Neutral Payment

Chairman Joe Pitts of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee entered this statement for the record of the AAFP during a May 21, 2014 hearing on Medicare site-neutral payment, and Medicare payment for post-acute care.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-EC-SiteNeutralPayment-052114.pdf

Physician Payment Reform

Medicare Physician Payment Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-June2011PhysPaymentReform-0611.pdf

Physician Payment Reform

Medicare Physician Payment Reform

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-OverviewPaymentReform-011613.pdf

Physician Payment Reform Act

Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-Reform-Act-1109.pdf

Deficit Reduction

Letter to the Joint Select Committee Regarding Deficit Reduction

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-JointSelectCommittee-DeficitReduction.pdf

Final Vote Tally on H.R. 2 - House

Summary of the final H.R. 2 vote outcome in the House that took place on March 26, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/HR2VoteTally-House-041415.pdf

Final Vote Tally on H.R. 2 - Senate

Summary of the final H.R. 2 vote outcome in the Senate that took place on April 13, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/HR2VoteTally-Senate-041415.pdf

AAFP Letter to the APM Framework and Progress Tracking Group - November 18, 2015

AAFP comments about the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Framework and the associated white paper created by the Alternative Payment Model Framework and Progress Tracking Work Group

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-APM-Framework-111815.pdf

AAFP Letter to HCP LAN on Financial Benchmarking - March 4, 2016

This letter was sent by AAFP to HCP LAN supporting primary care financial benchmarking concepts and most of the concepts in the draft white paper.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Benchmarking-030416.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS Commending the Final Rule on Federally Qualified Health Centers

AAFP letter commenting on FQHC PPS rates for multiple visits on the same day, the Medicare claims payment amount, waiving coinsurance for preventive services

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-FQHCFinalRule-061714.pdf

Three-day Hospitalization Requirement

Letter to the CMS Innovation Center Regarding Eliminating the 3-day Hospitalization Requirement

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-HospitalizationRequirement-062311.pdf

AAFP Cover Letter to CMS on MACRA RFI - November 9, 2015

AAFP response to the CMS request for information regarding implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), promotion of Alternative Payment Models (APM), and incentive payments for participation in eligible APMs

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRA-Cover110915.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medicare Part B Drug Payment Model - May 9, 2019

AAFP letter to CMS proposed rule titled, Medicare Program; Part B Drug Payment Model; Proposed Rule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MedicareB-050916.pdf

Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education Nomination

AAFP Letter to CMS Nominating Roanne Osborne-Gaskin MD, MBA, to the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-OsborneGaskinNomination-062413.pdf

AAFP Letter Opposing the 2015 Proposed Part C and D Rule

AAFP letter to CMS opposing provisions of 2015 proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-PartCD-022614.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress in Support of the Bipartisan Budget Deal of 2015 - October 28, ...

The AAFP sent a letter to Congress urging passage of a comprehensive bipartisan budget agreement that contains several provisions impacting family medicine

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CON-BiPartisanBudget-102815.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress on Site-Neutral Payment - February 11, 2016

AAFP response to Energy and Commerce Committee leaders who asked for feedback on the recently passed law requiring Medicare to pay physicians in outpatient departments newly acquired by hospitals at the same rate as physicians outside of the hospital.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Con-SiteNeutral-021116.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congressional Leadership Asking for Repeal of the SGR - March 2, 2015

AAFP letter to Congressional leaders urging them to use the pending deadline for the current extension of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) as an opportunity to repeal the SGR. This letter further encourages Congress to pass the bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would replace the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Congress-SGRRepeal-030215.pdf

Nomination for Dr. Rick Kellerman, MD, FAAFP

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Nomination for Dr. Rick Kellerman, MD, FAAFP

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Dodaro-KellermanNomination-030513.pdf

Physician Payment

Letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee on Physician Payment

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-EnergyCommerce-Payment-042911.pdf

Letter to GOP on Doctors Caucus Urging Support of HR 4015, the SGR Repeal Bill

The GOP Doctors Caucus is a group of 19 House Republican lawmakers who are doctors, nurses, and other health-care providers. The Caucus has not yet formally endorsed HR 4015, although the sponsor of the bill (Rep. Michael Burgess, MD) is a member of the Caucus. The AAFP in this letter ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/lt-gop-sgr-repeal-022714.pdf

Payment Policy Changes that Affect 2010 Medicare Claims

Joint Letter to CMS on Six Payment Policy Changes that Affect 2010 Medicare Claims

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HHS-PartBPayment-121010.pdf

Physician Time Use Patterns Under the Medicare Fee Schedule

AAFP Response to HHS Survey of Physician Time Use Patterns Under the Medicare Fee Schedule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HHS-PhysicianTimeMPFS-071013.pdf

Letter to the House Concerning Payment Offset in the ABLE Act - December 4, 2014

This letter from the AAFP Board Chair to the members of the House of Representatives asks legislators to not use a scheme to divert funds from the Medicare physician fee schedule to pay for tax breaks provided for savings accounts for disabled individuals.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-HOUSE-ABLE-120414.pdf

AAFP Chapter Sign-On Letter to Congress Urging Passage of H.R. 4015 / S. 2000 - ...

AAFP Chapter Sign-On Letter to Congress Urging Passage of H.R. 4015 / S. 2000 - February 26, 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-House-SGRChapterSignOn-022614.pdf

AAFP Letter to HCP LAN on Patient Attribution White Paper - March 2, 2016

This letter was sent by AAFP to HCP LAN supporting primary care patient attribution and most of the concepts in the draft white paper.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-PatientAttribution-030316.pdf

Medicare Data Access for Transparency and Accountability Act

AAFP Letter to the Senate Supporting the Medicare Data Access for Transparency and Accountability Act, S 1180

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Senate-S1180-071013.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate Finance Supporting Andy Slavitt CMS Nomination - October 13, 2015

AAFP letter to Senate Finance Committee fully supporting President Obama's nomination of Andy Slavitt to serve as CMS administrator.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-SenateFinance-SlavittNom-101315.pdf

Advanced SGR Draft Bill

AAFP Response to Energy and Commerce Committee Advanced SGR Draft Bill

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-Upton-SGRrepeal-071613.pdf

Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers

Comments on the Proposed Rule Regarding Changes in Conditions of Participation Requirements and Payment Provisions for RHCs and FQHCs

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-Changes-RequirementsPayments-082208.pdf

State Survey Agencies and Quality Improvement Organizations

Letter to CMS Regarding Patient Notification of Right to Access State Survey Agencies and Quality Improvement Organizations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-CMS-PatientNotification-033011.pdf

AAFP Testimony to Energy and Commerce on MACRA Implementation - April 19, 2016

AAFP Board Chair Robert Wergin testified before the House EandC Committee regarding MACRA Implementation.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/TS-EC_MACRA-041916.pdf

Medicare Parity

Fact Sheet: Medicare Parity

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/ES-FactSheetMedicareParity-111312.pdf

Joint Letter from Primary Care Physicians in Support of Extending the Enhanced Medicaid...

The five organizations that represent primary care physicians (AAFP, AAP, ACP, ACOG and AOA) have written to the leaders in Congress to urge them to extend the enhanced Medicaid payment for primary care services and to broaden eligibility to include those OB/GYNs who provide primary care.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/LT-CN-EnhancedMedicaidPaymentExtension-052114.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Supporting Medicaid Parity Extension

AAFP signed on to a letter with a number of other physician groups and health care organizations encouraging Congress to extend the Medicaid Medicare Primary Care Parity Payment past its sunset date of December 31, 2014

Advocacy

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

AAFP Letter to the Senate Urging Action on Medicaid Primary Care Bill - September 29, 2014

AAFP Letter to Senators Reid and McConnel requesting the support of the Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act (S. 2694)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/parity/LT-SEN-MedicaidPaymentsPrimaryCare-092914.pdf

Joint Letter to Congressional Leaders on TSCA - February 12, 2016

Letter to Congressional leaders urging to continue to prioritize public health regarding legislative efforts to update to the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-Congress-TSCA-021216.pdf

Joint Letter to the FDA on FSMA Funding - March 4, 2015

AAFP signed on to a medical and public-health group letter regarding FY2016 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) implementation funding.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-FDA-FSMAFunding-030415.pdf

AAFP Letter to FDA on Sunlamp Regulations - March 15, 2016

AAFP letter to the FDA on proposed rules titled Restricted Sale, Distribution, and Use of Sunlamp Products and Sunlamp Products; Proposed Amendment to Performance Standard

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-FDA-Sunlamp-031516.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate Supporting the Energy Policy Modernization Act - February 3, 2016

The AAFP supported an amendment to help address the Flint, Michigan lead poisoning/safe drinking water crisis.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-SEN-S2012-020316.pdf

Obesity

AAFP Leading the Battle Against Obesity

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/ES-AAFPLeadingBattleAgainstObesity-120110.pdf

Treat and Reduce Obesity Act

AAFP Letter to Sen. Carper Supporting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, S 1184

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-Carper-S1184-071013.pdf

National School Lunch Program Regulation

Letter to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Regarding the Proposed National School Lunch Program Regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-Lees-ProposedNationalSchoolLunchProgramRegulation-032212.pdf

AAFP Letter to FDA Supporting Stronger Nutrition Standards in CACFP - April 15, 2015

AAFP letter responding to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's proposed updates for the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/obesity/LT-USDA-CACFP-041515.pdf

Getting Controlled Substance Prescriptions to Pharmacies

Joint Letter to the DEA on Communicating Controlled Substance Prescriptions to Pharmacies

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-DEA-ControlledSubstancePrescriptions-110510.pdf

Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies

Letter to the FDA Regarding Request for Comments on Standardization and Evaluation of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-FDA-REMS-070313.pdf

Safe Use Drug Classification Proposal

AAFP Letter to the FDA in Response to Their Safe Use Drug Classification Proposal

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-HHS-SafeUse-043012.pdf

Pain Management and Opioid Abuse

Letter to the FDA's Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee regarding Pain Management and Opioid Abuse

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-Kux-FDASafetyandRiskManagementAdvisoryCommit-101012.pdf

Prescription Drug Abuse: Rockefeller Letter

Letter to Senator Rockefeller IV Regarding Prescription Drug Abuse

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-RockefellerIV-RegardingPrescriptionDrugAbuse-090611.pdf

Letter to Senator Shaheen on NASPER Reauthorization

On August 29, 2014, the AAFP sent a letter to by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) in support of the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act (S 2529) which he introduced on November 18, 2013 to amend and reauthorize the controlled substance monitoring ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-Shaheen-NASPER-082914.pdf

Letter to Representative Whitfield on NASPER Reauthorization

On August 29, 2014, the AAFP sent a letter to by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) in support of the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act (HR 3528) which he introduced on November 18, 2013 to amend and reauthorize the controlled substance monitoring ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/risk/LT-Whitfield-NASPER-082914.pdf

AAFP Letter to Sen. Heitkamp Supporting S 1446 - June 5, 2015

AAFP supports Sen. Heitkamp's bill to establish in HRSA a program to develop training programs for health care professionals to recognize victims of human trafficking.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Heitkamp-SOARWellness-060515.pdf

AAFP Letter to Congress Opposing the Ban on Gun Violence Research - December 11, 2015

Congress has prohibited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using federal funds for research on gun violence. There is some movement in Congress to end that ban, and the AAFP's letter asks Congressional leaders to allow the CDC to conduct this needed research.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/safety/LT-Con-GunViolence-121115.pdf

National Prevention Strategy

Joint Letter to the Surgeon General on the National Prevention Strategy

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-Benjamin-NPS-111210.pdf

AAFP Letter to Energy and Commerce on Common Sense Savings Act - March 15, 2016

The AAFP expressed concerns about proposed health care and public health cuts within HR 4725, the Common Sense Savings Act.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-EC-HR4725-031516.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate HELP on Mental Health Priorities - March 16, 2016

The AAFP comments on key primary care priorities for mental health reform.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-HELP-MentalHealth-031616.pdf

AAFP Letter to Rep. Pascrell on REDUCE Act - February 11, 2016

AAFP letter of support for the REDUCE Act which establishes a federal framework for the identification and execution of a national strategy to reduce health disparities based on race, gender, and other socioeconomic lines.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-Pascrell-REDUCE-021116.pdf

AAFP Letter to Senate HELP Committee in Support of President Obama's Nominee for ...

AAFP Letter in Support of President Obama's Nominee for Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-Senate-Supporting%20MurthyforSurgeonGeneral-012314.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on FDA Funding and Jurisdiction Over Tobacco Products - May 1,...

Joint letter to House and Senate Appropriators regarding 2016 FDA funding levels and jurisdiction over tobacco products

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-Con-FDATobacco-050115.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Supporting Tobacco Provision in Trade Agreement - February 3, ...

Letter to House and Senate leaders in support of a provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that would exempt tobacco products from agricultural rules that would otherwise have allowed tobacco companies to sue countries in international court for restrictions on the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-CON-TobaccoControl-020316.pdf

Joint Letter to HHS on the Grandfather Date of the Tobacco Control Act - January 29, 2015

Joint letter to HHS writing to affirm the public health importance of the premarket review process for new tobacco products, which are defined as products introduced after February 15, 2007 and products modified after that date.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-HHS-GrandfatherDate-012915.pdf

Joint Letter to MLB Players Association on Smokeless Tobacco - March 31, 2016

Joint letter to the Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Players Association regarding smokeless tobacco at sports venues

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-MLB-Tobacco-031116.PDF

Joint Letter to U.S. Trade Rep. Froman on TPP - July 20, 2015

A letter from 32 physician and public health organizations to the US Trade Representative asking that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement include protections for signing nations to regulate the sale, distribution, advertising and use of tobacco products.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-USTR-TPP-072015.pdf

Joint Letter to Tri-Departments Requesting FAQ for Updated USPSTF Recommendation - ...

Joint letter requesting a new Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) concerning a comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit to reflect an updated USPSTF recommendation.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-Tri-USPSTF-FAQ-111315.PDF

Joint AVAC Letter to HHS on NAIP - March 23, 2015

The AAFP joins several medical, public health and private organizations in support of the HHS National Adult Immunization Plan.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-AVAC-HHS-NAIP-032315.pdf

Influenza Vaccination Standard

Letter to CMS Regarding Proposed Influenza Vaccination Standard for Certain Participating Providers and Suppliers

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-Berwick-ProposedInfluenzaVaccinationStandard-062011.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS

AAFP letter supporting a national coverage analysis AAFP support for Screening for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection for high-risk individuals

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-CMS-HepatisScreening-021516.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on Draft Vaccine Confidence Report - May 6, 2014

AAFP response to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee’s draft report for addressing the state of vaccine confidence in

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/LT-HHS-VaccineConfidence-050615.pdf

Vaccine Safety Working Group White Paper

Comments to HHS regarding the Vaccine Safety Working Group White Paper

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/vaccines/ST-Goddard-VaccineSafetyWorkingGroupWhitePaper-060611.pdf

Women's Preventive Health Awareness Campaign Act

Joint Letter to Rep. Bera Supporting the Women's Preventive Health Awareness Campaign Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Bera-HR2457-081313.pdf

AAFP Letter to CDC on Gardasil Vaccine - December 16, 2015

AAFP response to CDC regarding vaccine information materials for Human Papillomavirus Gardasil-9 Vaccine

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-CDC-Gardasil-121615.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Supporting TRICARE Moms Improvement Bill of 2014 - May 20, 2014

This joint letter, signed by AAFP and other members of the Children's Health Group supports Breastfeeding policies to be included as part of the TRICARE Moms Improvement Bill of 2014 as part of the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-CON-TricareMoms-052014.pdf

Family Planning Services

Letter to National Association of Community Health Centers Encouraging Them to Offer Family Planning Services

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Coverden-EncouragingtoOfferFamilyPlanningServices-072012.pdf

Letter to Rep. Duckworth Supporting the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act - June 11, 2015

AAFP letter to Rep. Tammy Duckworth supporting legislation requiring airports to provide lactation rooms for nursing mothers that are clean, accessible, private, and not in a restroom.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Duckworth-FamAirports-061115.pdf

Over-the-Counter Family Planning Pharmaceuticals

AAFP Statement to the FDA in Support of the Coverage of Over-the-Counter Family Planning Pharmaceuticals

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Hamburg-FamilyPlanning-072012.pdf

Organizational Letter to House Leadership Supporting the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act...

AAFP joins other organizations urging passage of the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act (HR 1318).

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-HouseLeaders-PreventingMaternalDeathsAct-121018.pdf

Tummino v Hamburg Case

Joint Letter to President Obama on the Tummino v Hamburg case

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Obama-emergencycontraception-060713.pdf

Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Letter to HHS regarding Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Sebelius-CrisisPregnancyCenters-072012.pdf

Dependent Coverage of Newborns

Joint Letter to HHS on Dependent Coverage of Newborns

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Sebelius-NewbornCoverage-072613.pdf

AAFP Letter to the Senate in Support of OTC Contraceptives - July 17, 2015

AAFP letter to Senator Murray supporting S. 1532, the Affordability is Access Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-Senate-OTCBirthControl-071715.pdf

Joint letter to AHRQ on Care Coordination Quality Measure project - September 29, 2014

Family medicine letter to AHRQ on the Care Coordination Quality Measure for Patients in the Primary Care Setting project

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-AHRQ-CCQM-092914.pdf

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