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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/10-year-2017%20s.pdf

11 Years, 16 Patches, $154 Billion: Congress Must Act Now to Repeal the SGR

Feb 20, 2014 - Today marks the 11th anniversary of Congress’s first attempt to ‘fix’ the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate formula. During the past 11 (yes, 11!) years, we have witnessed 16 short-term ‘patches’ that have cost tax payers $154 billion (and yes, that’s billion). These so called ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/AAFP-Congress-Must-Act-Repeal-SGR.html

1120-1668_AAFP_Infographic_010614a

...For more information on the American Academy of Family Physicians and why physicians have the education, expertise, and experience necessary to ensure the highest quality care for patients, please visit FamilyDoctor.org MAKING HEALTH C ARE WORK BET TER FOR PATIENTS The...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/Healthcare_work-for-patients.pdf

1120-1668_AAFP_Infographic_110413d

...For more information on the American Academy of Family Physicians and why only physicians have the education, expertise, and experience necessary to ensure the highest quality care for patients, please visit FamilyDoctor.org MAKING HEALTH C ARE WORK BET TER FOR PATIENTS The...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/health-care-for-patients.pdf

1120-1703_AAFP_Infographic_010614a

...AND THEY BELIEVE PHYSICIANS EXEMPLIFY THESE TRAITS by more than 2:1 compared to non-physician counterparts. 72% Someone they trust 77% Experienced 77% Knowledgeable 80% Up-to-date on the latest medical advances and treatments AMERICANS BELIEVE PHYSICIANS POSSESS...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/1120-1703_AAFP_Infographic_010614a.pdf

1994 to 2014

...1993 63.2% 77.3% 1994 66.7% 82.7% 1995 70.8% 87.1% 1996 72.6% 90.5% 1997 71.7% 89.1% 1998 66.2% 85.5% 1999 62.0% 82.6% 2000 57.2% 81.2% 2001 76.3% 49.0% 2002 79.0% 47.4% 2003 76.2% 42.0% 2004 78.8% 41.5% 2005 82.4% 40.7% 2006 78.0% 41.5% 2007...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/NRMP1994to2014.pdf

2015 Match Results — Continued Interest in Family Medicine Necessary, Needs to ...

Mar 20, 2015 - Interest in family medicine continued its upward trend for the sixth consecutive year, according to the 2015 National Residency Matching Program results released today. However, both the overall growth and the rise in U.S. medical school graduates choosing family medicine have slowed ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/match-2015.html

2015 Practice Profile-Full Report.pdf

...Detailed Findings Practice and Delivery System Models 2015 Practice Profile page 76 July 15, 2016 Direct Primary Care With regard to awareness of the direct primary care (DPC) model of practice (see Table 45 and Over one third of physicians (36%) are still unfamiliar with the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/2015-practice-profile-survey-DPC.pdf

2018Matchgraph.pdf

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/2018Matchgraph.pdf

450,000 Doctors Demand: ‘Heal Health Care Now’

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn what American's front-line family doctors think about the current dysfunctional health care system and the benefits of a system built on primary care.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/heal-health-care.html

450,000 Doctors Demand: ‘Heal Health Care Now’

Jul 30, 2009 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - America’s front-line family doctors want you to know what they think about the current dysfunctional health care system and the benefits that could be realized from a system built on primary care. Today marks the launch of Heal Health Care Now. This Web-based initiative ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/heal-health-care-now.html

50th Anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid Marks Half a Century of Kept Promises

Jul 28, 2015 - It has been said you can judge a society by how that society treats their elderly. Fifty years ago, a bipartisan Congress developed Medicare and Medicaid. Since then, these programs have been the bedrock of health care for elderly and disabled Americans, low-income families, and children

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-medicare-medicaid-50th-anniversary.html

AAFP Acquires Online Research, Analysis Tool that Helps Planners Develop Programs to ...

May 7, 2014 - HealthLandscape, an interactive, web-based geospatial tool that combines, analyzes, and displays data sources to improve understanding of the forces that affect access to health services, has been purchased by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/HealthLandscape.html

AAFP Adopts New Physician Workforce Policy

Sep 28, 2006 - September 28, 2006 Press Release

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/20060928workforcepolicy.html

AAFP and Other Medical Organizations Call for Two-Year Extension to Medicaid Parity ...

Jun 11, 2014 - In letters to Congress dated June 10 and May 21, 2014, the American Academy of Family Physicians joins 20 other medical organizations in urging Congress to ensure that children, low-income working families and the elderly in nursing homes have continued access to health care under the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/release-Medicaid-Parity-Provision.html

AAFP Announces Winners of Annual ‘Tar Wars’ Poster and Video Contests at 25th ...

Jul 16, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - At a special ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the AAFP’s Tar Wars program Monday, the organization announced the winners of its annual poster and video contests.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/July-16-Tar-Wars.html

AAFP Applauds ACOG Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality

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

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

AAFP Applauds CMS Options for Physician Participation in MACRA

Sep 9, 2016 - AAFP Applauds CMS Options for Physician Participation in MACRA

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/cms-options-for-physician-participation-in-macra.html

AAFP Applauds CMS’ Cervical Cancer Screening Decision

Jul 9, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is thrilled to learn that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that the evidence is sufficient to add Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing once every five years as an additional preventive service benefit under the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Statement-CMS-HPV-decision.html

AAFP Applauds Confirmation of Vivek Murthy, M.D., as U.S. Surgeon General

Dec 15, 2014 - Family physicians applaud the Senate’s confirmation of Vivek Murthy, M.D., as U.S. surgeon general.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Vivek-Murthy.html

AAFP Applauds CVS’s Decision to Stop Selling Tobacco

Feb 5, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds CVS Caremark for its decision to halt tobacco sales. Tobacco products are the number one cause of preventable death and disease in our country. Selling tobacco does not align with the values of companies that want to promote better ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/cvs-caremark-tobacco-sales-response.html

AAFP Applauds Green Light for Alternative Payment Model

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

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

AAFP Applauds House Repeal of SGR, Calls on U.S. Senate to Act without Delay

Mar 26, 2015 - Long-term health security for elderly and disabled Americans moved a major step closer to reality, thanks to the House of Representatives passage of the bipartisan H.R. 2, the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/sgr-house-repeal.html

AAFP Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Support Direct Primary Care

Sep 13, 2016 - AAFP Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Support Direct Primary Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-applauds-introduction-of-legislation-to-support-direct-primary-care.html

AAFP Applauds Legislation that Grants Reprieve on Meaningful Use Penalties

Dec 21, 2015 - AAFP welcomes the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Meaningful-Use-Penalties.html

AAFP Applauds Roadmap for Health Information Technology Interoperability

Jan 30, 2015 - The issue of interoperability between electronic health records represents one of the most complex challenges facing the health care community as we pursue patient-centered health care reform. The ability to share and utilize information between two or more information systems is ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-ehr-interoperability.html

AAFP Applauds Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative

Oct 23, 2014 - HHS Sec. Burwell’s announcement of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative marks important progress in reforming American health care into a system that provides patient-focused, efficient and high quality care. Meeting that goal requires a long-term commitment, and this $840 ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/transforming-clinical-practice-initiative.html

AAFP Awarded $1 Million to Help Family Medicine Practices Enhance Care for Patients ...

Dec 6, 2010 - Leawood, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has received a $1 million grant to help support a unique new performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education (CME) program that will help family physicians enhance the comprehensive care they provide to patients with ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/healthy-communities-collaborative.html

AAFP Calls for Stable Funding for Health Programs

Dec 12, 2016 - AAFP Calls for Stable Funding for Health Programs

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-calls-for-stable-funding-for-health-programs.html

AAFP Calls on Congress to Pass Tobacco to 21 Legislation

Sep 30, 2015 - AAFP Calls on Congress to Pass Tobacco to 21 Legislation

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Tobacco-to-21-legislation.html

AAFP Cautions Against Stop-Gap Efforts to Solve Primary Care Shortage

Sep 18, 2012 - The U.S. health care system can meet the nation’s need for primary care providers by fully implementing physician-led patient-centered medical homes, according to a new report released today by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The report, Primary Care for the 21st Century, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/primary-care-21st-century.html

AAFP Commits to Addressing Opioid Crisis

May 11, 2016 - Opioid abuse is wreaking havoc in families and communities across the United States.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/opioids-05112016.html

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

Mar 29, 2018 - Social Determinants of Health Media Kit

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

AAFP Congress of Delegates Supports Legislation To Enable Medicare Drug Price Negotiations

Sep 20, 2016 - AAFP Congress of Delegates Supports Legislation To Enable Medicare Drug Price Negotiations

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/medicare-drug-price-negotiations.html

AAFP Convenes Expert Group to Reassess Value of Primary Care

Jul 20, 2011 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has formed a new Primary Care Valuation Task Force to review the methods for valuing health care services and make recommendations about more accurately valuing and paying for primary care physician services.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-valuation-task-force.html

AAFP Demands Clinical Trials Data Transparency

Jul 30, 2015 - When researchers want to assess the effectiveness of a drug, they turn to a clinical trial. The results can be eye opening. Sometimes the data illustrates exactly what they hope to see. Other times, it shows an unwanted effect. Sometimes it’s something in between.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/release-alltrials.html

AAFP Deplores House Vote on AHCA Bill Threatens Health Security of Millions, ...

May 4, 2017 -

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/house-ahca-may4.html

AAFP Dismayed at Congressional Failure to Pass Clean SGR Repeal

Mar 14, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is deeply disappointed the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act has become collateral damage in an ongoing dispute over unrelated budgetary policy.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/SGR-repeal-legislation-failure-aafp.html

AAFP Endorses Comprehensive Medicare Payment Reform Bill

Feb 6, 2013 - The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced support for the Medicare Physician Payment Innovation Act introduced by Reps. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) and Joe Heck, DO (R-NV).

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/comprehensive-medicare-payment-reform.html

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

Apr 23, 2019 -

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

AAFP Fights Anti-Vaccination Movement

Oct 5, 2015 - With the exception of policies which allow for refusal due to a documented allergy or medical contraindication, the AAFP does not support immunization exemption policies.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Immunization-Exemption-Statement.html

AAFP Foundation Global Director of Peers for Progress Outlines Peer Support for ...

Jan 13, 2012 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a Jan. 10 forum sponsored by Health Affairs, Edwin B. Fisher, Ph.D., global director of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Peers for Progress program, presented findings of a new study detailing the impact of peer support programs in helping ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/peers-for-progress-self-management-diabetes.html

AAFP Foundation to Receive Heart to Heart International Award

May 4, 2015 - Thanks to its longstanding support for the underserved and victims of natural disasters, the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation will receive Heart to Heart International’s 2015 Heart for Humanity award.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Foundation_Release_HHI_Award.html

AAFP Helps Improve Physician Well-Being, Fight Administrative Burden

Mar 8, 2019 - well-being

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

AAFP Honors Medical Schools for Their Outstanding Contributions to Building the Family ...

May 3, 2013 - BALTIMORE - Twelve of the nation’s 126 allopathic medical schools were honored today by the American Academy of Family Physicians for contributing the most to the pipeline of family physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/medical-schools-top-ten-awards1.html

AAFP Honors Top 10 Medical Schools for Contributions to Family Medicine Workforce

Apr 27, 2012 - Ten allopathic medical schools that have contributed the most to the pipeline of family physicians were honored today when the American Academy of Family Physicians presented its Top Ten Awards during the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference. The awards ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/top-ten-medical-schools-family-medicine.html

AAFP Honors Top 10 Medical Schools for Contributions to Family Medicine Workforce

Apr 29, 2011 - Ten allopathic medical schools that have contributed the most to the pipeline of family physicians were honored today when the American Academy of Family Physicians presented its Top Ten Awards during the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference. The awards ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/top10medicalschools-contributionstofamilymedicine.html

AAFP Honors Top 10 Medical Schools for Contributions to Family Medicine Workforce

May 6, 2010 - Ten allopathic medical schools that have contributed the most to the pipeline of family physicians were honored when the American Academy of Family Physicians presented its Top Ten Awards during the recent Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference. The awards recognize ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/top10familymedicineschools.html

AAFP Honors Two with Congressional Primary Care Champion Award

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

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

AAFP Joins Coalition of Medical Organizations Urging Broader Vaccination to Protect ...

Mar 28, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has joined a nationwide effort urging health care providers to encourage patients who have any contact with newborns and infants to get vaccinated for pertussis. The call to action is directed toward several groups that ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/pertusis-letter.html

AAFP Joins Four Other Medical Organizations Calling on Congress to Fully Fund Response ...

May 26, 2016 - The American Academy of Family Physicians joined three other medical organizations calling on the leaders of Congress to immediately pass legislation that would provide the greatest possible amount of funding for research, prevention, control and treatment of Zika.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/fund-zika-response-05262016.html

AAFP Joins Global Efforts to Curb Antibiotic Resistance

Nov 16, 2015 - AAFP observes Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2015.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Antibiotics-Week-2015.html

AAFP Joins Health Care Transformation Task Force

Sep 1, 2015 - An alliance of private sector leaders is spearheading adoption of value-based payment models.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Health-Care-Transformation-Task-Force.html

AAFP Joins National Effort to Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Oct 21, 2015 - The AAFP announced new efforts to address the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/HHS-Drug-Abuse.html

AAFP Launches Consumer Alliance With 1st Partner: The Coca-Cola Company

Oct 6, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced the Consumer Alliance, a new corporate partnership program, with its first alliance partner, The Coca-Cola Company.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/consumeralliance-cocacola.html

AAFP Launches Grass-Roots Outreach to Urge Repeal of Medicare’s Flawed Payment Formula

Sep 29, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has launched a national grass-roots campaign urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to repeal the sustainable growth rate formula that determines Medicare physician payment. The campaign is part of the AAFP’s ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/grass-roots-outreach-repeal-medicare-payment.html

AAFP Looks Forward to Working with 114th Congress

Nov 5, 2014 - We look forward to working with the new Congress as they address the important health issues that face America.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Congress_114_statement.html

AAFP Maintains Strong Stance in Support of Immunizations Across the Lifespan

Jun 2, 2016 - AAFP supports immunizations across lifespan

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-maintains-strong-stance-in-support-of-immunizations-across-lifespan.html

AAFP Member, University of Missouri Family Physician Michael LeFevre Assumes Role as ...

Apr 2, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has announced that family physician Michael LeFevre, MD, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, is its new chair.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/micheal-lefevre-ustspf-chair.html

AAFP Names 2014-2015 Board of Directors

Oct 22, 2014 - - The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/elections-board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Sep 30, 2015 - AAFP Names 2015-2016 Board of Directors

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names 2016–2017 Board of Directors

Sep 21, 2016 - AAFP Names 2016-2017 Board of Directors

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names 2017–2018 Board of Directors

Sep 13, 2017 - AAFP Names 2017-2018 Board of Directors

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/aafp-names-2017-2018-board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names 2018–2019 Board of Directors

Oct 10, 2018 - AAFP Names 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/board-of-directors.html

AAFP Names Bellinda Schoof Director of Health of the Public and Science

Nov 26, 2013 - AAFP Names Bellinda Schoof Director of Health of the Public and Science

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/school-hops-director.html

AAFP Names Medical Students To National Leadership Positions

Feb 3, 2014 - Six of the nation’s top medical students have been named national and regional coordinators of the American Academy of Family Physicians Family Medicine Interest Group network. The six will serve as consultants for the FMIGs on medical school campuses throughout the United States.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/aafp-names-medical-students-to-national-leadership-positions.html

AAFP Names Top Family Physician Advocates

Oct 24, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. Six family physicians from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to family medicine and the health of the public. Each of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/awards.html

AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

Oct 12, 2018 - AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/awards.html

AAFP Names Top Physician, Education and Humanitarian Advocates

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AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Education Advocates

Sep 23, 2016 - Awards, FPOY, Family Physician of the Year, Humanitarian Award, Robert Graham Physician Excecutive Award, Thomas . Johnson Award

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/awards-smith-turkal-beasley-gaus.html

AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Public Health Advocates

Oct 1, 2015 - AAFP Names Top Physician, Humanitarian and Public Health Advocates

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/awards.html

AAFP Partners with NFL Foundation on Concussion Awareness

Jul 9, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced an educational partnership with the National Football League Foundation to deliver concussion-related safety and assessment tools to family physicians, their patients and the general public.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/AAFP-NFL-partnership.html

AAFP Pleased with FDA Final Rule to Regulate E-Cigarettes

May 6, 2016 - AAFP Pleased with FDA Final Rule to Regulate E-Cigarettes

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/wanda-filer-e-cigarettes.html

AAFP Praises Bill that Prevents Medicaid Payment Cuts, Calls for Action on Ensuring ...

Nov 24, 2014 - More than 62 million Americans, particularly women and children, rely on the U.S. House and Senate passing the ‘Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act,’ recently introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and now introduced by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/medicaid-ensuring-access-to-primary-care-for-women-children-act.html

AAFP Praises Call for Much-Needed GAO Report on Graduate Medical Education

Aug 10, 2015 - Reps. Kevin Brady’s and Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ request that the Government Accountability Office study and report on graduate medical education financing is a vital first step towards ensuring that federal tax dollars are invested in producing a physician workforce that meets the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-gao-report-medical-education.html

AAFP Praises Fix Gun Checks Act

Jun 17, 2016 - AAFP Praises Fix Gun Checks Act

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-praises-fix-gun-checks-act.html

AAFP Praises Legislation to Repeal SGR, Stabilize Medicare

Mar 20, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 1470).

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/SGR-repeal.html

AAFP President Jeffrey Cain, MD, Named One of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Aug 27, 2013 - Jeffrey Cain, MD, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2013 by Modern Healthcare. The award honors individuals in health care who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/modern-healthcare-100-most-influential-cain.html

AAFP President Outlines Health Policies to Ensure Affordable, Accessible Health Care

Nov 9, 2016 - Family Medicine Ready to Work with New Administration

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/letter-to-trump-transition-team.html

AAFP Primary Care Valuation Task Force Members

Jul 20, 2011 - Bios for the American Academy of Family Physicians' Primary Care Valuation Task Force.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-valuation-task-force/primary-care-valuation-task-force-bios.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 16 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jul 6, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine is one of 16 winners of the American Academy of Family Physicians 2012 Program of Excellence Awards for its outstanding activities in generating interest in family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/aafp-fmig-program-of-excellence-awards-2012.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 16 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 27, 2011 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 16 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2011 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/fmig-poe.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jul 5, 2016 - AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/aafp-program-of-excellence-awards-20161.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 17 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 28, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 17 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as winners of the 2013 Program of Excellence Award for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/fmig-2013-excellece-awards.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Aug 3, 2018 - AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-program-of-excellence-awards-recognize-18-family-medicine-interest-groups.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 18 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 26, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 18 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2014 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/FMIG-Excellence-Awards.html

AAFP Program of Excellence Awards Recognize 19 Family Medicine Interest Groups

Jun 30, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named 19 medical school Family Medicine Interest Groups as the 2015 Program of Excellence Award winners for their outstanding activities in generating interest in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/release-program-of-excellence-awards.html

AAFP Reaffirms Antidiscrimination Policy with Vote on Transgender Equality

Sep 20, 2016 - AAFP Reaffirms Antidiscrimination Policy with Vote on Transgender Equality

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/transgender-equality.html

AAFP Recommends Policies to Reform the Nation's Graduate Medical Education System

Sep 15, 2014 - The nation’s graduate medical education system, established in 1965, is not designed or functioning in a manner capable of meeting the education and training needs of the next generation of physicians, according to a proposal set out today by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/gme-policies-release.html

AAFP Response to Administration’s CDC Directive

Dec 16, 2017 -

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AAFP Rolls Out Resources for National Minority Health Month

Mar 29, 2018 - AAFP Rolls Out Resources for National Minority Health Month

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-rolls-out-resources-for-minority-health-month.html

AAFP Sends Recommendations on Implementing New Payment System to CMS

Apr 20, 2016 - AAFP Sends Recommendations on Implementing New Payment System to CMS

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/recommendations-on-implementing-new-payment-system-to-cms.html

AAFP Statement: — One-Month Reprieve From Medicare Physician Pay Cut Is Only First Step...

Nov 30, 2010 - The American Academy of Family Physicians appreciates the Senate and House votes to avert the 23 percent Medicare physician pay cut that - without pre-emptive action - would have occurred Dec. 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/medicare-paycut-reprieve.html

AAFP Statement: 12-month Medicare Payment Extension Sets the Stage for Permanent Solution

Dec 9, 2010 - Medicare beneficiaries can breathe a bit easier - at least for one year - about access to physicians, thanks to Congress’ passage of a one-year extension of the Medicare physician payment rates.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/medicare-physicianpayment-sgr.html

AAFP Statement: 2009 Resident Match Results Sharpen Focus on Family Physician Shortage,...

Mar 19, 2009 - If America is to right the ship of health care and turn it toward a system of higher quality, improved efficiency, better outcomes, less cost, and decreased geographic and ethnic disparity, it must increase the number of primary care physicians. We cannot meet that goal without ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/2009-resident-match-results-sharpen-focus-on-family-physician-shortage.html

AAFP Statement: 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Reflects Flawed SGR Formula

Nov 2, 2011 - Medicare beneficiaries and the physicians who treat them will feel the brunt of the final 2012 Medicare physician fee schedule released yesterday. Since Congress has not yet addressed the physician payment cuts that are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2012, the Centers for Medicare ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/2012-medicare-physician-fee-schedule.html

AAFP Statement: 2013 Fee Schedule Should Focus Congressional Sights on Permanent ...

Nov 1, 2012 - With the release of the final 2013 Medicare physician fee schedule, CMS confirmed that - short of immediate Congressional action - Medicare payment for needed medical care services will be slashed by 26.5 percent. The 2013 schedule once again focuses a bright light on the dysfunctional ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/medicare-fee-schedule.html

AAFP Statement: 2014 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

Jul 9, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - If the United States is going to achieve meaningful health system reform, we must have meaningful Medicare physician payment reform.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/release-statement.html

AAFP Statement: 30-day Extension Will Not Resolve Medicare Physician Payment Issue

Jul 7, 2008 - The American Academy of Family Physicians does not support a 30-day stop-gap measure that would freeze Medicare physician payment at the level paid before July 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/kits/medicare-physicianpayment-cut.html

AAFP Statement: AAFP Applauds Confirmation of Kathleen Sebelius as HHS Secretary

Apr 28, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians congratulates Kathleen Sebelius on her confirmation as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/sebelius-hhssecretary.html

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