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Culturally Sensitive Interpretive Services - AAFP Legislative Stance

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on culturally sensitive interpretive services.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/interpretive-services.html

Legislative Activities

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's legislative goals and activities.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/legislative-activities.html

Licensure/Relicensure, Definitions

Aug 22, 2018 - Read about the AAFP-adopted definitions for licensure and relicensure.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/licensure-relicensure.html

Licensure

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's policy on licensure and relicensure at the state and federal levels.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/licensure.html

Long-Term Care

Aug 22, 2018 - Learn about the AAFP's position on a federal policy for long-term care, including respite care, nursing home care and home health care.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/long-care.html

Medicaid Services

Aug 22, 2018 - Read about AAFP's policy regarding medicaid services, coverage and quality of care.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/medicaid-services.html

National Health Service Corps

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's support of the objectives of the National Health Service Corps and its support of full funding for training health care professionals.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/national-corps.html

Military Service, Physicians' Draft

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's opposition to a draft of physicians into the armed services.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/military-service.html

Pharmacists Dispensing Drugs - AAFP Legislative Stance

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's stance on stance on state legislation regarding pharmacists ability to dispense medication beyond the expiration date.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/pharmacists-dispensing.html

Political Action

Aug 22, 2018 - Read the AAFP's recommendations on effective communication with legislators at all levels of government to support the family medicine specialty.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/political-action.html

Privileging Policy Statements

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on specialty societies maintaining privileging policies.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileging-policy.html

Solitary Confinement of Youth

Aug 22, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on Solitary Confinement of Youth.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/solitaryconfinement-youth.html

Resolution No. 206 (Colorado A) - Clean Energy Challenge: Take Action -- Congress of ...

Aug 16, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create a Clean Energy Goal to power at least 50% of our national offices, large meetings, and chapters using renewable energy, and that this goal can be adjusted annually for relevancy either after five years or upon ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/colorado-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 403 (California B) - Medical Aid-in-Dying Is an Ethical End-of-Life ...

Aug 15, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians acknowledge that use of medical aid-in-dying is an ethical, personal end‐of‐life decision that should be made in the context of the doctor‐patient relationship, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/california-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 405 (California C) - Reject Assisted Suicide Terminology in Aid-in-Dying...

Aug 15, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians reject the term assisted suicide to describe the process whereby terminally ill patients of sound mind ask for and receive prescription medication they may self‐administer to hasten death should their suffering become ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/california-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 401 (New York State F) - Institutional Racism in the Health Care System ...

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy opposing segregation of patient care within the health care system and within health care institutions by race, insurance status, or other demographics and, be it further that the American Academy of ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 510 (New York State H) - Prevent Closing of the National Guidelines ...

Aug 8, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians send a letter to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Department of Health and Human Services calling for the restoration and permanent funding of the National Guidelines Clearinghouse, and be it ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-h.mem.html

Discrimination, Family Medicine Residency Graduates

Aug 7, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy regarding discrimination of recent family medicine residency graduates

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/discrimination.html

Discrimination, Physician

Aug 7, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy regarding discrimination of physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-discrimination.html

Resolution No. 416 (New York State B) - Gun Violence, Education and Trauma-informed ...

Aug 1, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with appropriate federal agencies to develop public health initiatives addressing the effects of gun violence and access to health services for all medical personnel, first responders, and the general public.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 610 (New York State K) - Vacating Marijuana-Related Offenses -- Congress...

Aug 1, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the Marijuana Justice Act and other similar legislation that would expunge marijuana-related offenses as a matter of health equity and justice.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-k.mem.html

Resolution No. 505 (California D) - Removing REMS Categorization on Mifepristone -- ...

Jul 19, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians endorse the principle that the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies classification on mifepristone is not based on scientific evidence and limits access to abortion care, and be it further that the American Academy...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/california-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 515 (Co-Sponsored I) - National Prescription Drug Monitoring Program -- ...

Aug 7, 2017 - This resolution asks the American Academy of Family Physicians to advocate for interoperability between prescription drug monitoring programs that will ensure secure data transport between systems and maintain the utmost highest level of privacy for patients’ history of controlled ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-i.mem.html

Resolution No. 413 (California A) - Two Percent Tax on Gun and Gun Ammunition Sales to ...

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians encourage lawmakers to add a two per cent tax on gun and gun ammunition sales to fund mental health support services and education at public schools to: • Increase the availability of behavioral health therapists at ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/california-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 204 (Oregon B) - Affiliate AAFP Membership for Clinic Managers -- ...

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) request the study of the creation of an AAFP Affiliate Membership category for family medicine clinic managers and administrators.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/oregon-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 209 (Oregon A) - Supporting Personal Health Records for Patients -- ...

Jul 17, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the concept of each patient having their own lifetime, unified, comprehensive health record that can be made available to physicians, family members, and research organizations with their consent.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/oregon-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 305 (Georgia C) - National Telehealth Companies -- 2016 Resolutions

Aug 4, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians strongly encourage the national payers to insure the patient’s primary care physician is kept abreast of their patient’s telehealth visit(s) for proper follow up, and be it further that the AAFP suggest telehealth ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/georgia-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 415 (Co-Sponsored B) - Reducing Gun Violence -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 13, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support sensible restrictions on gun ownership at a state level, support, enforcement of existing gun laws, and support state laws that would protect children from dangerous or unsupervised gun use, gun control laws

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 601 (Florida A) - AAFP Board Certification -- Congress of Delegates

Jul 13, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians commit to, by the year 2020, the development and implementation of an AAFP Board Certification in Family Medicine be consistent with the following: 1) The initial AAFP Board Certification be obtained through a secure ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/florida-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 410 (New York J) - Xenophobic Antidiscrimination Statement -- 2016 ...

Aug 1, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians issue a strong statement condemning xenophobia in all its forms and that this statement be circulated through all available media outlets.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-j.mem.html

Resolution No. 205 (Oregon D) - Nutrition at American Academy of Family Physicians ...

Aug 1, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians make nutrition information available for the food served during official gatherings whenever able to do so.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/oregona-d.mem.html

2018 Congress of Delegates -- Congress of Delegates

Jun 19, 2018 - View resolutions and event information for the 2018 Congress of Delegates.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018.mem.html

Resolution No. 203 (Georgia A) - Recognition of Physicians as Physicians Across all ...

Jun 19, 2018 - This resolution asks that, we, as physicians, should uphold our honorable professions and be recognized as such and not be categorized, generalized, or confused with other doctoral degree professions, and be it further that the AAFP always refer to our membership as family physicians ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/georgia-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 202 (Kentucky A) - Obtaining Social Network Services Information on AAFP...

Jun 18, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians gather information during membership updates as to all Social Network Services (SNS) to which members belong, and be it further that the AAFP Social Network Services (SNS) contact information collected from members to ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/kentucky-a.mem.html

Standing Rules of the Congress of Delegates -- Congress of Delegates

Jun 13, 2018 - View the standing rules of the AAFP Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

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

Virtual e-Visits

Jun 6, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on virtual e-visits.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/virtual-visits.html

Resolution No. 203 (Co-Sponsored E) - Continuous Quality Improvement and the Congress ...

Jun 21, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians appoint a task force to conduct an efficiency and governance study on the entire Congress of Delegates process and related activities (see attached list), and be it further that the task force composition include ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-e.mem.html

Family Physician Burnout, Well-Being, and Professional Satisfaction (Position Paper)

Jun 1, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on family physician burnout, well-being, and professional satisfaction.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-burnout.html

Resolution No. 603 (Arizona A) - Increase Opioid/Pain Management CME to Help Members ...

May 30, 2018 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians create and make available continuing medical education (CME) in various forums (such as online video modules and written) that can help fulfill state opiate prescribing CME requirements for its members.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/arizona-a.mem.html

Hearing Loss, Deafness, and the Hard-of-Hearing

May 29, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy regarding caring for patients who are deaf or hard-of-hearing status.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/hearing-loss.html

Board Reports -- Congress of Delegates

May 22, 2018 - Access the board reports for consideration by the 2018 Congress of Delegates.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/board-reports.mem.html

Past Years of NCCL (formerly NCSC) -- Member Constituency Resources

May 15, 2018 - Access information about past years of the National Conference of Special Constituencies.

About AAFP : Member Constituencies

https://www.aafp.org/about/constituencies/resources/past-ncsc.html

Advertising: Youth Products

May 14, 2018 - Read the AAFP's endorsement of the advertising campaigns that promote healthy lifestyles.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/advertising-youth.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.

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

Professional Self-Regulation, Competence, and Certification of Physicians

May 7, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on professional self-regulation, competence, and certification by physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/selfregulation-competence.html

Evaluation of Family Medicine Specialty Certifying Board, Guiding Principles for the

May 7, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on guiding principles for the Evaluation of family medicine specialty certifying boards.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/specialty-certifyingboards.html

Aging

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's support of research, education and resident training related to the care of aging patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/aging.html

Culturally Proficient, Health Care

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on providing culturally proficient health care.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/culturally-proficient.html

Distracted Driving

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on distracted driving.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/driver-distraction.html

Driver Education

May 4, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on driver education.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/driver-education.html

Graduated Driver's License

May 4, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's policy on graduated driver's licenses.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/drivers-license.html

Fluoridation of Public Water Supplies

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP policy on fluoridation of public water supplies and treatment for children.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/fluoride.html

Health Education

May 4, 2018 - Read about AAFP's policy on health education for patients and the public.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/health-education.html

Homelessness

May 4, 2018 - Read about AAFP's policy regarding homelessness.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/homelessness.html

Laetrile

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP position on the use of laetrile as a treatment for cancer patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/laetrile.html

Linguistically Appropriate Health Care

May 4, 2018 - Learn about AAFP's position on the National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/linguistically-appropriate.html

Medical Identification

May 4, 2018 - Read about the AAFP's support of medical identification to improve care in emergency situations.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/medical-id.html

Mental Health, Parity in Coverage for Patients

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's support health insurance coverage for mental health care.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/mental-parity.html

Neonatal Circumcision

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/neonatal-circumcision.html

Paid Sick Leave

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on paid sick leave.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/paid-sickleave.html

Athletic Performance Enhancing Drugs

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on the use of athletic performance enhancing drugs.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/performance-enhancing.html

Physical Activity in Children

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's recommendation on physical activity in children.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physical-activity.html

Physician Remediation Education

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's policy on reeducating physicians with educational or clinical skills deficiencies.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physiciancme-remediation.html

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

CME Mandatory for Relicensure

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP policy on chapter assistance in requiring continuing medical education as a requisite for medical licensure.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/relicensure.html

Reproductive Decisions, Coverage for

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's policy on reproductive decisions, coverage for.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductive-decisionscoverage.html

Reproductive and Maternity Health Services

May 4, 2018 - AAFP Policy on Reproductive and Maternity Health Services

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/reproductivehealth-services.html

Research, Collaborative

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's endorsement of collaborative researching between clinicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/research-collaborative.html

School Bus Safety

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on legislative measures to ensure children are safe while being transported on the school bus.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/school-bus.html

Screening

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position on family physicians' role in advising patients on appropriate screening tests.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/screening.html

Sports Medicine, Persons with Disabilities: Participation in Sports and Physical ...

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's support of disabled persons participating in sporting events.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sports-medicine-disabled.html

Sports Medicine, Health and Fitness

May 4, 2018 - Read AAFP's position on the knowledge and skills needed for treating patients participating in athletics.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/sports-medicine-health.html

Student-Run Free Clinics

May 4, 2018 - AAFP Policy on Student-Run Free Clinics

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/student-runfreeclinics.html

Resolution No. 502 (California B) - Medicaid Coverage of Over-the-Counter Emergency ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians to advocate that emergency contraception, whether over-the-counter or by prescription, be a covered benefit under all Medicaid programs for all women of reproductive age.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/california-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 206 (Co-Sponsored C) - Expanding Capabilities for AAFP "My CME ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adapt its My CME Transcript website to allow inclusion of a field that would allow automatic uploading of information about state-specific requirements to assist members in tracking all of their individual continuing ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 403 (Co-Sponsored D) - Climate Change and Health -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians make available for members continuing medical education and patient education materials regarding the adverse health consequences associated with the changing climate, and the health benefits of implementing climate ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 204 (Co-Sponsored F) - Oath of AAFP Fellows -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the Pledge of Fellowship for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Degree of Fellow be changed to the following as drafted by the 2015 AAFP Commission on Membership and Member Services: As a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians I ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 311 (Co-Sponsored H) - Support for Independent Practices -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians prepare a policy statement explicitly supporting family physicians in private practice, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians update and supplement its existing educational materials ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-h.mem.html

Resolution No. 507 (Co-Sponsored J) - Remove the Fifth Vital Sign (The Pain Score) -- ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work to bring to the attention of the legislature, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the America’s Health Insurance Plans, accrediting organizations (e.g., National ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/cosponsored-j.mem.html

Resolution No. 413 (Delaware A) - International Decade for People of African Descent --...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians officially recognize 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent, and be it further that the AAFP continue to seek opportunities to advocate, educate and empower its members to address the health...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/delaware-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 307 (Georgia A) - Annual Wellness Visits -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians once again approach the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to express our concerns over the practice of allowing independent service providers to perform Annual Wellness Visits with no communication of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/georgia-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 304 (Georgia B) - Proper Valuation of Family Physicians in the Team and ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians consulting firms valuating physician services for contracts and relative value units and their influence on physicians compensations, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians appropriate...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/georgia-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 306 (Georgia D) - DOT Exam for Diabetics: Family Physicians Completing ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians redouble efforts to urge the U.S. Department of Transportation correct this oversight and allow board certified/board eligible family physicians to fill out the required checklist for the Federal Diabetes Exemption ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/georgia-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 601 (Georgia E) - Developing a Campaign for Medical Students Related to ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop and disseminate a campaign program to medical students, highlighting the breadth and depth of family medicine, and the need for the best and brightest to enter the field, and be it further that the American ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/georgia-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 314 (Hawaii A) - Insurance Coverage of USPSTF A and B Recommendations --...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that all health plans be required to cover USPSTF A and B recommendations and vaccinations recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and be it further that Medicare and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/hawaii-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 505 (Illinois A) - Medicare Prescription Drug Price Savings -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for strengthening Medicare by supporting legislation that allows Medicare to negotiate drug prices, and be it further that the AAFP advocate for strengthening Medicare by supporting legislation that allows ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/illinois-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 310 (Illinois B) - Strengthening Medicare by Eliminating Wasteful Health...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for parity in the reimbursement from the Medicare Trust Fund for similar services under Medicare Advantage plans and traditional Medicare.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/illinois-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 510 (Illinois C) - Study of a National Publicly-Financed, ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians consider commissioning a study of the effects of a national publicly-financed, privately-delivered health care system for all Americans, and its potential effects on individual health care access, public ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/illinois-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 315 (Indiana A) - Autism Coverage -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support coverage by medical insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts for evidence-based therapies for autism spectrum disorders.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/indiana-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 516 (Late B) - Patient Access to Pharmaceuticals in Cases of Monopoly --...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians publicly support and advocate for patients to have affordable access to widely-used, life-sustaining or life-saving medications in circumstances in which a pharmaceutical company holds monopoly power over that drug or ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/late-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 610 (Late A) - Major Changes Needed in ABFM MOC Process -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians express immediate changes are needed to the American Board of Family Medicine maintenance of certification process to reduce significantly both the annual expense and the time and work burden to a minimum, and be it ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/late-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 312 (Michigan B) - Recognizing the Value of Physicians in Primary Care ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with other primary care specialty associations, medical societies, payers, regulators, and legislators to separate physicians from other primary care providers so as to highlight their higher level of training and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/michigan-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Montana A) - Insurance Coverage for Pre-Authorization -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop and distribute to interested chapters, model state legislation requiring each insurer licensed in a state to pay at the rate of average office-based nursing salary and benefits for any time spent in ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/montana-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 316 (New Jersey A) - Accessibility of Lab Reports -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for improved physician access to labs ordered for their patients by other physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 317 (New Jersey B) - Confidence Intervals in Performance Reports -- 2016...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians strongly advocate the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that all provider performance reports on quality or cost of care for programs that tie performance to payment include confidence intervals and other...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newjersey-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 605 (New Mexico B) - Student Loan Repayment for Primary Care Faculty ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with organizations such as the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine to study the feasibility of pursuing legislation to allow primary care faculty physicians to qualify for loan repayment programs, especially for...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 608 (New Mexico C) - Reciprocity of Training Licenses -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians investigate the feasibility of pursuing legislation to provide reciprocity of training licenses among state medical boards.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newmexico-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 503 (New York A) - Increase Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate that comprehensive and appropriate health care be provided to incarcerated women in federal detention facilities including but not limited to reproductive health.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 511 (New York B) - Physician Protection under Single Payer -- 2016 ...

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians only support single payer models that include protections for practicing physicians from unilateral decisions by the payer.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 513 (New York C) - Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support indexing the federal minimum wage to the Federal Poverty Level as a means of decreasing health disparities, and be it further that the AAFP support providing tax relief or other forms of relief for ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-c.mem.html

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