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Family Medicine Surges in 2008 Match Results

Mar 20, 2008 - Medical students’ interest in family medicine surged in 2008, and evidence of that growth came Thursday when the National Resident Matching Program, or NRMP, announced the 2008 Match results.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/match2008.html

Family Medicine Welcomes Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act

Dec 15, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Family medicine educators and family physicians today hailed the introduction of the Primary Care Workforce Access Improvement Act of 2011 as an important step toward ensuring that Americans have access to needed health care in the future. The bipartisan legislation, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-workforce-access-improvement-act.html

Family Physician Shortage Could End With Targeted Policies that Value Primary Care

Mar 13, 2014 - The United States could end the shortage of family physicians by increasing family medicine residency training positions to 4,475 by 2025, according to the recently issued Family Physician Workforce Reform: Recommendations of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In order to reach ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/familiy-physician-shortage-end-value-primary-care.html

Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request To Invalidate Affordable Care Act

Mar 27, 2019 - Family Physicians Alarmed by DOJ’s Request to Invalidate Affordable Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/dojaca.html

Family Physicians Applaud Flexibility in Transition to ICD-10

Jul 6, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds CMS for taking actions to ease the transition to ICD-10. Taken altogether, these provisions will enable family physicians to bill accurately, be paid appropriately, and provide continued access to care for patients.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Statement-ICD10-Announcement.html

Family Physicians Applaud Introduction of Bill Reauthorizing Teaching Health Center ...

Jul 26, 2017 - Family Physicians Applaud Introduction of Bill Reauthorizing Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/family-physicians-applaud-introduction-of-bill-reauthorizing-teaching-health-center-graduate-medical-education-program1.html

Family Physicians Applaud Passage Of Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

Apr 14, 2015 - For more than a decade, elderly and disabled Americans didn’t know whether they would continue to receive the medical care they needed. They couldn’t count on whether they could see the physician they’d had for years. But with today’s passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-medicare-access-chip-reauthorization-act.html

Family Physicians Applaud Supreme Court Decision that Preserves Federal Subsidies for ...

Jun 25, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physician welcomes today’s Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-supreme-court-aca.html

Family Physicians Commend Introduction of Bill Addressing Addiction

Mar 1, 2016 - Family Physicians Commend Introduction of Bill Addressing Addiction

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/comprehensive-addiction-recovery-act-2015.html

Family Physicians Condemn Intrusive Court Ruling on Patient/Physician Relationship

Jul 29, 2014 - A decision on Friday by the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit deals a considerable blow to the patient/physician relationship, and deprives patients from the full range of preventive medical care they deserve.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Statement-Patient-Physician-Relationship.html

Family Physicians Continue to Combat Opioid Crisis

Nov 15, 2017 - Family Physicians Continue to Combat Opioid Crisis

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Family Physicians Discouraged by President’s Equivocation on Preserving Patient Access ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/family-physicians-respond-.html

Family Physicians Dismayed at Congressional Failure To Act on Medicare, Medicaid Issues

Dec 11, 2014 - Congressional claims that lawmakers want to save unnecessary spending and ensure access to health care are disingenuous

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/family-physicians-dismayed-congressional-failure-on-medicare-medicaid.html

Family Physicians Endorse Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act

Jun 11, 2008 - Legislation that averts a Medicare physician pay cut in July and provides a 1.1 percent Medicare increase in 2009 promises a measure of stability for both patients and the physicians who care for them.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/kits/medicareimprovementsforpatientsandprovidersact-s3101.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Nov 15, 2017 - Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/bullying-media-kit.html

Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

Jun 25, 2018 - Family Physicians Help Patients and Families Confront Bullying

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Family Physicians Honor Congressional Primary Care Champions

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Family Physicians Lead in Specialties in Providing Rural Health Care

Feb 3, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Family physicians provide more health care to rural areas than other primary care or subspecialty physicians, according to data released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The data, part of the Facts and Stats series based on research by the Robert Graham...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/family-physicians-lead--in-rural-care.html

Family Physicians Remind Patients to Guard Children from Accidental Overdose

Nov 1, 2018 - Family Physicians Remind Consumers to Guard Children from Accidental Overdose

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Family Physicians Remind Patients to Guard Children from Accidental Overdose

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Family Physicians Support Health Care Payment Reform

Jan 26, 2015 - Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to achieve payment reform in health care.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/hhs-burwell-health-care-reform.html

Family Physicians Support House Health Reform Proposal

Jun 25, 2009 - The United States no longer can afford to dither at the edges of health system reform. The nation needs meaningful, comprehensive change that revitalizes primary medical care and thereby ensures everyone has access to high quality health care. That was the message taken to the U.S. ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/waysandmeansandenergyandcommercecommittee-testimony-epperly.html

Family Physicians Support Science

Apr 17, 2017 - Family Physicians Support Science

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Family Physicians to Increase Preconception Counseling

Feb 26, 2016 - Family Physicians to Increase Preconception Counseling

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Family Physicians to VA: Report Prescription Drug Use

May 5, 2016 - Veterans keep America safe, and now family physicians want to ensure the Veteran’s Administration does its part by reporting prescription drug use.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/prescription-drug-use.html

Family Physicians Unite to Urge Congress to Pass the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider ...

Feb 26, 2014 - Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians maintain a full-court press urging Congress to pass the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4015 / S. 2000). In a letter sent today, the AAFP and 49 of its constituent chapters call for immediate ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/family-physicians-call-for-repeal-of-sgr.html

Family Physicians Welcome Changes to Meaningful Use Requirements

Jan 30, 2015 - Family physicians welcome news from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that it intends to modify requirements for meaningful use, including shortening the electronic health record reporting period to 90 days.

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

Family Physicians Welcome CPC+ Initiative

Apr 11, 2016 - Family Physicians Welcome CPC+ Initiative

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Family Physicians Welcome the Congressional Primary Care Caucus

Oct 8, 2015 - Family Physicians Welcome the Congressional Primary Care Caucus

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Congressional-Primary-Care-Caucus.html

Family Physicians, Physician Assistants Join Forces

Feb 22, 2011 - WASHINGTON - Family physicians and physician assistants have joined forces in calling for national workforce, regulatory and payment policies that ensure Americans have access to high quality primary care in a team-oriented practice such as the patient-centered medical home. The ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/team-based-family-medicine.html

Family Physicians: CMS Would be in Good Hands with Andy Slavitt at the Helm

Jul 9, 2015 - The health security of millions of Americans would be in good hands under the leadership of Andy Slavitt as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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

Family Physicians: Don't Wait for Flu Season, Prevention is Key

Jul 1, 2018 - Family Physicians: Don't Wait for Flu Season, Prevention is Key

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Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

Aug 1, 2018 - Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/shingles-media-kit.html

Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

Aug 1, 2018 - Family Physicians: Shingles Vaccine for Adults 50+, Don’t Delay

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Family Physicians: Who We Are and What We Do

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the specialty of family medicine and what we do.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/recession/fp-who-what.html

Family Practice Management Earns Accolade from American Society of Healthcare ...

May 16, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Description of release/statement in one or two sentences

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/family-practice-management-gold-award.html

Family Practice Management Earns Accolades

Jul 5, 2016 - Family Practice Management Earns Accolades

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/family-practice-managment-earns-awards-for-excellence.html

Family Practice Management Earns Accolades From American Society of Healthcare ...

May 5, 2015 - Journal receives three awards for excellence in health care publishing.

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

familydoctor.org Wins Healthcare Web Site of the Year

Nov 10, 2005 - November 17, 2005 news release, from the American Academy of Family Physicians

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Farheen Qurashi

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about Farheen Qurashi, Jack Rutledge Legislative Director for the American Medical Student Association.

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

Fewer Medical Students Choose Primary Care, Patients May Suffer

Mar 15, 2007 - AAFP news release regarding the annual National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) results

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/20070315match07.html

Final Physician Fee Schedule Disappointing Despite Move Toward Reinforcing Primary Care

Nov 2, 2016 - AAFP Disappointed at Final Physician Fee Schedule

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/Medicare-fee-schedule-2016.html

FINALV20year.pdf

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FINALV525by30.pdf

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Fix Interoperability Problems Before Implementing Meaningful Use, AAFP Tells ONC

Oct 6, 2015 - AAFP says fix interoperability among health information technology systems before penalizing physicians for not meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.

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

Fixing Health Care: What Women Want

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn what the AAFP found that women want from the health care system.

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

Former Blue Cross Blue Shield Executive Tom Bowser Joins TransforMED Board of Managers

Jan 26, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - TransforMED today announced Tom Bowser, immediate past president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and immediate past chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, was appointed to serve a 3 year term on its board of managers. The appointment...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/transformed-bowser.html

Four Leading Medical Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Patients’ Access to Health ...

Jan 2, 2017 - Four Leading Medical Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Patients’ Access to Health Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/four-leading-medical-organizations-urge-congress-to-protect-patients-acess-to-health-care.html

Four Pillars of Primary Care Physician Workforce Reform

Jan 21, 2014 - All U.S. allopathic family medicine education organizations have unanimously released a comprehensive plan which, fully implemented, would build and continue to reinforce a primary care physician workforce that focuses on patients’ needs, provides coordinated and cost-efficient health ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/four-pillars-of-primary-care.html

FourPillarsPCPWorkforceCAFM.pdf

...Payment Reform Na#onal advocacy must con#nue to address the need for appropriate reimbursement of primary care prac#ce as well as primary care medical educa#on. Ac#vi#es should target ways to: • Address student debt which differen#ally impacts special#es • Close the gap in...

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

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