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Joint Letter urging Congress to pass sequestration relief and restore funding for AHRQ ...

On October 22, the AAFP was one of 195 organizations to sign the Friends of AHRQ letter to House and Senate appropriators asking members of Congress to work together to enact sequestration relief and restore the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)’s budget authority to ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-CON-AHRQ-102215.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Opposing the Termination of AHRQ - June 22, 2015

On June 22, the AAFP was one of 144 organizations which signed the Friends of AHRQ letter to the Congress opposing the elimination of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) proposed in the draft fiscal year 2016 appropriations bill.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Congress-AHRQTermination-062215.pdf

Transition From Child-Focused to Adult-Focused Care

AAFP Letter to AHRQ on Quality of Transition From Child-Focused to Adult-Focused Care

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Desoto-transitionfromchildtoadultcare-051713.pdf

Joint Letter to US House on AHRQ FY17 Appropriations - March 14, 2016

On March 14, AAFP joined over 170 other organizations on a letter urging House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to reverse the cut sustained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (PL 114-113) and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-House-AHRQ-031016.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate Opposing AHRQ Funding Cut - July 13, 2105

On July 13, the AAFP was one of 185 organizations which signed the Friends of AHRQ letter to the Senate expressing disappointment in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s 35 percent reduction in funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in its fiscal year 2016 ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-SEN-AHRQ-071315.pdf

Joint Letter to Senate on AHRQ FY17 Appropriations - March 14, 2016

On March 14, AAFP joined over 170 other organizations on a letter urging House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee leadership to reverse the cut sustained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (PL 114-113) and...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-Senate-AHRQ-031416.pdf

AAFP nomination letter to PCORI Methodology Committee

AAFP nominated four family physicians to fill vacancies on the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Methodology Committee which develops and updates methodological standards and guidance for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/pcori/LT-PCORI-MethodologyNominations-041014.pdf

PCORI Draft Methodology Report

Joint Letter to PCORI on the Draft Methodology Report

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/pcori/LT-Selby-DraftMethodologyReport-091312.pdf

National Priorities for Research

Joint Letter to PCORI on National Priorities for Research

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/pcori/LT-Selby-NationalPrioritiesforResearch-031412%20.pdf

G-Weekly-May-16.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Report

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/G-Weekly-May-16.pdf

AAFP GR Weekly - April 11, 2014

AAFP GR Weekly - April 11

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-April%2011.pdf

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-Dec-5.pdf

GR-Weekly-Jan-17

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly January 17, 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-Jan-17.pdf

GR Weekly - January 31

Washington Update - January 31

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-Jan-31.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Report - July 25, 2014

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Report - July 25, 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-July-25.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Report - May 30, 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-May-30.pdf

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Update - April 17, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - Week ending April 17, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-apr-17.pdf

Washington Update - April 24th, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - April 24, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-apr-24.pdf

Washington Update - December 11, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - December 11, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-dec-11.pdf

Washington Update - December 4, 2015

AAFPR Washington Update - December 4, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-dec-4.pdf

Washington Update - January 23, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - January 23

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/GR-Weekly-Jan-23.pdf

AAFP Washington Update - January 30, 3015

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Report for week ending January 30, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-jan-30.pdf

AAFP Washington Update - July 17, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - July 17, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-july-17.pdf

Washington Update - July 31, 2015

AAFP Government Relations weekly report - July 31, 2014

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-july-31.pdf

Washington Update - June 5, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - June 5, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-jun-5.pdf

Washington Update - June 26, 2015

AAFP Government Relations weekly report - June 26, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-june-26.pdf

AAFP Goverment Relations Weekly Report - March 20, 2015

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-mar-20.pdf

Washington Update May 18

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - May 18, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-may-18.pdf

Washington Update - November 20, 2015

AAFP Washington Update - November 20, 2015

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2015/gr-weekly-nov-20.pdf

Washington Update - February 5, 2016

AAFP Washington Update - February 5, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr%20weekly%20-%20feb%205.pdf

Washington Update - April 15, 2016

AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - April 15, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-apr-15.pdf

Washington Update - April 22, 2016

AAFP Washington Update - April 22, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-apr-22.pdf

Washington Update - April 29, 2016

Washington Update - April 29, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-apr-29.pdf

Washington Update - January 15, 2016

AAFP Washington Update - January 15, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-jan-15.pdf

Washington Update - February 26, 2016

AAFP Washington Update -February 26, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-feb-26.pdf

Washington Update - February 12, 2016

AAFP Washington Update - February 12, 2012

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-feb-12.pdf

Washington Update - January 8, 2015

Washington Update - January 8, 2016

Advocacy

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

Washington Update - Marh 11, 2016

AAFP Government Relations weekly report - March 11, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-mar-11.pdf

Washington Update - March 18

Washington Update - March 18, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-mar-18.pdf

Washington Update - March 25, 2016

Washington Update - March 25, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-mar-25.pdf

Washington Update - March 4, 2016

AAFP Washington Update - March 4, 2016

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2016/gr-weekly-mar-4.pdf

Affordable Health Choices Act

Summary: The Affordable Health Choices Act (Senate HELP Committee Bill)

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/commission/ES-070809.pdf

HELP Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: HELP

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/commission/ES-HELP-071509.pdf

FY2012 Priorities

Testimony to the House Appropriations Committee on FY 2012 Priorities

Advocacy

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

FY2013 Senate Appropriations

Testimony Regarding FY2013 Senate Appropriations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/commission/TS-SenateAppropriations-042712.pdf

Tax Relief for IHS Loans and Scholarships

Joint Letter to Congress in Support of Tax Relief for IHS Loans and Scholarships

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-Congress-IHSLoans-110113.pdf

Joint FOIH Letter to House on Tax Fairness Act - March 24, 2015

On March 24, the AAFP and 20 other national organizations which make up the Friends of Indian Health sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to cosponsor the Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act to amend the tax code to provide ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-House-FOIHTaxFairness-032415.pdf

NHSC Joint Letter to Congress on Reauthorization - April 4, 2013

The AAFP and 35 other organizations signed the NHSC Stakeholders letter to House and Senate authorizing and Appropriations Committees urging them to help ensure a sustained, long-term investment in the NHSC without sacrificing other federal health professions training support.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-NHSC-Congress-Reauthorization-040413.pdf

Student Loan Interest Rates: Senate Letter

AAFP Letter to Senate Leaders on Student Loan Interest Rates

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/debt/LT-ReidMcConnell-StudentLoanInterestRates-061813.pdf

Family Physicians

Education, Training, and Recruitment of Family Physicians

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-FP-0607.pdf

Family Physician Education

Executive Summary: Educating Family Physicians

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-Educating-FP-0607.pdf

Family Physicians and Naturopaths

Education and Training: Family Physicians versus Naturopaths

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-FPvsNaturopaths-110810.pdf

Graduate Medical Education Summary

Summary on Graduate Medical Education

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-GME-011013.pdf

Medical School Expansion

Executive Summary: Medical School Expansion

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-SchoolExpansion-0607.pdf

Primary Care Graduate Medical Education

Modernizing Primary Care Graduate Medical Education

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-Modernizing-GME-011013.pdf

Graduate Medical Education Backgrounder

Graduate Medical Education Backgrounder: Students and Residents

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-GMEBackgrounder-072611.pdf

Modernization of Primary Care GME

Talking Points on Pilot to Test Modernization of Primary Care GME

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ES-Test-GME-113010.pdf

Primary Care Exception

CAFM and AAFP Letter to CMS on Primary Care Exception

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-CMS-Exception-072611.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on Teaching Health Centers-120414

On December 4, the AAFP and 11 other organizations sent a letter to Congress to urge that they provide additional funding for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program in Fiscal Year 2015.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-CON-THC-120414.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on 2017 Appropriations - March 1, 2016

On March 1, 2016, the AAFP and 98 other organizations sent a letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Labor-HHS Subcommittee leaders seeking to restore the discretionary budget authority for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to the FY 2010 level of $7.48 ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-CONG-FY2017-030116.pdf

THC Stakeholder Letter to Energy and Commerce January 16, 2015

This is a joint letter from the Teaching Health Center Stakeholders in response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's call for comment on Graduate Medical Education reform.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-EC-THCStakeholder-011615.pdf

Letter to Energy and Commerce on Teaching Helath Centers - February 19, 2015

In February, 2015 AAFP wrote Congressional leaders, urging them to continue funding the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program. This program, funded in 2011 and set to expire in 2015, has increased the numbers of primary care physicians and dentists training to care ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-ENC-THC-021915.pdf

Letter to HELP Committee on Teaching Health Centers - February 19, 2015

In February, 2015 AAFP wrote Congressional leaders, urging them to continue funding the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program. This program, funded in 2011 and set to expire in 2015, has increased the numbers of primary care physicians and dentists training to care ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HELP-THC-021915.pdf

HRSA Teaching Health Centers

CAFM and AAFP Letter to HRSA on Evaluation and Initial Assessment of HRSA Teaching Health Centers

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HRSA-GMEeval-080813.pdf

Body copy is Arial Font

On November 14, HRSA announced that the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program will reduce from $150,000 to $70,000 the per-resident FTE payment for Academic Year 2015-2016. The AAFP wrote to express our regret at the cut.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HRSA-THCGME-111914.pdf

THCGME Program Eligible Resident/Full-Time Equivalent Chart

Joint Letter to HRSA on Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program Eligible Resident/Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Chart

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-HRSA-THCGME-082913.pdf

AAFP To Senator Murray on GME Reform - July 30, 2014

On July 30, 2014, the AAFP wrote to Senate Budget Committee Chair, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) in support of her GME reform legislation which seeks to authorize direct GME payments to Community-Based Medical Education programs from Medicare IME. The draft bill would extend the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-SEN-GME-073014.pdf

2014 Proposed IPPS Regulation

CAFM Letter to CMS on Graduate Medical Education Provisions Within 2014 Proposed IPPS Regulation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-Tavenner-GMEProvisions-062413.pdf

Joint Letter to Ways and Means on Teaching Health Centers - January 30, 2015

On January 30, 2015, the AAFP and 11 other organizations sent a letter to Congress to ask that the community-based training program known as the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program be included in the Hospital Improvements for Payment (HIP) Act now being ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-WaysMeans-THC-013015pdf.pdf

AAFP Letter to Ways and Means on GME Reform

The AAFP submitted written feedback to the Subcommittee on a hospital payment discussion draft. The AAFP used the opportunity to push forward its GME reform agenda.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-WaysMeans-GME-0119115.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of the Primary Care Physician Reentry Act - October 29, 2015

On October 29, the AAFP wrote a letter to Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) in support of his legislation, the Primary Care Physician Reentry Act, to establish a demonstration program to facilitate a physician’s reentry into clinical practice. Rep. Sarbanes’ bill recognizes that primary care ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-%20Sarbanes-ReEntry-102915.pdf

Physician-led Practice

AAFP Signs on to Coalition for Fair Participation and Coverage Letter in Support of Physician-led Practice

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-Harris-PHSArepeal-072313.pdf

Scope of Practice Kit

Executive Summary: State Scope of Practice Kit

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/Restricted/ES-statescopeofpracticekit-051513.pdf

Hoint HPNEC Letter to Congress on FY 2016 Title VII Appropriation - March 18, 2015

The AAFP signed a joint letter from the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) to House and Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee leadership recommending $524 million for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Title VII health professions ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Con-TitleVII2016-031815.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress Urging for Investment in NDD Programs - February 18, 2015

The AAFP joined more than 2,100 national, state and local organizations in sending a letter dated February 18, 2015 to Congress and the President urging them to work together to replace sequestration with a balanced approach to deficit reduction. The letter emphasizes the importance of ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Con-NDD-021815.pdf

Joint NDD United Letter to Congress on Deficit Reduction - September 10, 2015

The AAFP was one of more than 2,500 organizations writing to Congress on September 10, 2015 to urge relief from the arbitrary across-the-board budget sequester cuts to non-defense discretionary (NDD) spending.

Advocacy

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

AFMAC Letter to Congress on FY14 Spending Priorities - December 20, 2013

Letter to Congress from the AAFP and the Council of Academic Family Medicine to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies in support of our FY 2014 spending priorities.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-FY14SpendingPriorities-122013.pdf

Joint HPNEC Letter to Congress on FY17 Appropriations - March 21, 2016

The AAFP signed a joint letter from the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) to House and Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee leadership recommending $524 million for HRSA’s Title VII and Title VIII programs in the FY2017 Labor-HHS-Education spending bill.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-FY2017-032116.pdf

Friends of HRSA Letter to Congress on FY2016 Appropriations - March 24, 2015

The AAFP and more than 70 other organizations signed the Friends of HRSA letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committee members urging them to restore HRSA’s discretionary budget authority to the FY 2010 level of $7.48 billion in FY 2016.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-HRSA-032415.pdf

Joint letter to Congress Urging Investment in NDD Programs - February 22, 2016

The AAFP joined more than 660 national, state, and local organizations, in sending a letter dated February 22, 2016 to the bipartisan House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to allocate as high a funding level as possible to support the programs and agencies within the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-NDD-022216.pdf

FY2014 Allocation

Letter to House Appropriations Committee on FY2014 Allocation

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HouseAppropriations-FY14Allocation-061813.pdf

HPNEC Joint Letter FY2015 Title VII Appropriation - November 12, 2014

The AAFP was one of the 62 organizations which signed the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) letter to House and Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee leadership urging full funding for Title VII in FY 2015.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HPNEC-CON-TitleVII-111214.pdf

Joint Friends of HRSA Letter to Congress on FY2016 - November 16, 2015

On November 16, the AAFP joined 145 other organizations in signing the Friends of HRSA letter urging for the highest possible funding level for the Health Resources and Services Administration in any final FY 2016 spending bill. The Friends of HRSA letter, which was addressed to the ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HRSA-FY2016.pdf

National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners

Letter to HRSA in Response to Proposed National Sample Survey of Nurse Practitioners

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HRSA-Survey-111411.pdf

Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care

PPCW Letter to the President Regarding Access to Quality and Cost Effective Health Care for All Americans

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-President-HealthCare-030711.pdf

LT-Sanders-ExpandingPrimaryCareWorkforce-040814.pdf

The AAFP wrote to Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in support of his draft bill, the Expanding Primary Care Access and Workforce Act, which address the primary care challenges in America by supporting and expanding the primary care workforce and infrastructure, enhancing primary care ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Sanders-ExpandingPrimaryCareWorkforce-040814.pdf

FY2011 Continuing Resolution

Family Medicine Letter to the Senate Regarding FY 2011 Continuing Resolution

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Senate-2011CR-030811.pdf

AAFP FY2017 Senate LHHSE Appropriations Testimony - April 15, 2016

On April 15, the AAFP submitted a written statement to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to invest in our nation’s primary care physician workforce in the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bill to promote the efficient, effective delivery of patient-centered care by ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-FY2017-Senate-041516.pdf

AAFP Testimony to Senate Appropriations for FY2016 -April 3, 2015

On April 3, the AAFP submitted a written statement to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to invest in our nation’s primary care physician workforce in the fiscal year 2016 appropriations bill to promote the efficient, effective delivery of patient-centered care by providing...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-Senate-FY2016--040315.pdf

FY2012 Priorities

Testimony to the Senate Appropriations Committee on FY2012 Priorities

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/TS-Senate-Priorities-051911.pdf

Medicaid Expansion and Healthcare Exchanges

Executive Summary: The Affordable Care Act: Medicaid Expansion and Healthcare Exchanges

Advocacy

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

Joint Letter to CMS on Annual Wellness Visit Concerns - April 30, 2015

Joint letter to CMS to express collective concern about potential misuse of the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) by commercial entities

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-AWV-043015.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Male and Female Contraception - April 20, 2016

AAFP letter to CMS that advocates for full coverage of all FDA-approved contraceptive options for men and women of reproductive age who are eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-Contraception-042016.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Draft 2015 Letter to Marketplace Issuers

AAFP letter to CMS in response to the draft 2015 letter to issuers in the federally facilitated marketplaces

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-CMS-Marketplace-Issuers-022414.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on 2016 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters - December 18, 2014

AAFP response to the proposed rule titled, HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 which makes adjustments to federally facilitated exchanges.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-BenefitPaymetParameter0121814.pdf

AAFP Letter to HHS on 2017 Benefit and Payment Parameters - December 16, 2015

AAFP response to the proposed rule titled, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-HHS-PaymentParameters-121615.pdf

Physician Compare Website

Comments to CMS on Physician Compare Website

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-Berwick-CMSonPhysicianCompareWebsite-113010.pdf

Medicare: Reporting and Returning of Overpayments

Letter to CMS on Proposed Reporting and Returning of Overpayments

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/LT-Tavenner-LetterOverpayments-041112.pdf

Coverage of Preventive Services

Comments Regarding Coverage of Preventive Services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/aca/ST-Sebelius-CoverageofPreventativeServicesPPACA-091710.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS on Medicare Shared Savings Program Changes - March 23, 2016

AAFP letter to CMS proposed rule titled, Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program; Accountable Care Organizations-Revised Benchmark Rebasing Methodology, Facilitating Transition to Performance-Based Risk, and Administrative Finality of Financial Calculations

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-CMS-MSSP-032316.pdf

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