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AAFP Welcomes President Obama’s Proposed Investment In Patient Access to Primary Care

Feb 10, 2016 - AAFP Welcomes Obama’s Proposed Primary Care Access Investment

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/patient-access-to-primary-care.html

AAFP Welcomes Publication of Quality Payment Program Proposed 2018 Rule

Jun 21, 2017 - AAFP Welcomes Publication of Quality Payment Program Proposed 2018 Rule

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/MACRA-QPP-2018-rule.html

AAFP Welcomes SGR Repeal Proposal

Feb 6, 2014 - We applaud legislation that repeals the flawed Medicare sustainable growth rate formula that has jeopardized the health security of elderly and disabled Americans. For more than a decade, the SGR has threatened our most vulnerable patients’ access to care by requiring drastic cuts in ...

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

AAFP Welcomes Support for Primary Care

Feb 27, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds the proposal, reportedly included in the President’s 2015 budget, which would invest significantly in the primary care workforce. The policies proposed by the President are consistent with recommendations the AAFP has long advanced as ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/AAFP-welcome-support-for-primary-care.html

AAFP, Avatar International Launch Patient Satisfaction Survey Portal

Jul 21, 2011 - The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Avatar International, an industry leader in healthcare quality improvement services, together announce the launch of a jointly created online patient survey portal to help physicians gather the information they need to better serve ...

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

AAFP, Medical and Public Health Organizations Call for Fast-tracking Policies To ...

Aug 7, 2019 - AAFP, Medical and Public Health Organizations Call for Fast-tracking Policies To Prevent Firearm-related Injury and Death

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aafp-medical-and-public-health-organizations-call-for-fast-tracking-policies-to-prevent-firearm-related-injury-and-death.html

AAFP, Stakeholders Release Consensus Document on the Challenges and Red Flag Warning ...

Mar 12, 2015 - AAFP, Stakeholders Release Consensus Document on the Challenges and Red Flag Warning Signs Related to Prescribing and Dispensing Controlled Substances

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/Release-Stakeholders-Controlled-Substances.html

AAFP, Zipnosis Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Virtual Care Solution for ...

Apr 3, 2018 - AAFP, Zipnosis Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Virtual Care Solution for Family Physicians

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-zipnosis-announce-strategic-partnership.html

AAFP: 21st Century Cures Legislation a Mixed Bag

Nov 29, 2016 - AAFP: 21st Century Cures Legislation a Mixed Bag

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/21st-century-cures-legislation.html

AAFP: Better Care Reconciliation Act Poses Serious Threat To Americans’ Health Security

Jun 22, 2017 - AAFP: Better Care Reconciliation Act Poses Serious Threat To Americans’ Health Security

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/senate-better-care-reconciliation-act-june22.html

AAFP: CMS Final Rule Implementing MACRA Addresses Many Family Medicine Suggestions

Oct 14, 2016 - AAFP: CMS Final Rule Implementing MACRA Addresses Many Family Medicine Suggestions

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

AAFP: Congress Must Eliminate Dysfunctional SGR Formula that Imposes Drastic Pay Cut in...

Nov 4, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is extremely disappointed that, once again, current law requires CMS to slash Medicare physician payment by 21.2 percent on April 1.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/Statement-SGR-Formula.html

AAFP: Deficit Reduction Must Address Medicare Payment, Primary Care Physician Shortage

Jun 21, 2011 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Congress can reduce the federal deficit by reforming Medicare physician payment and increasing the primary care physician workforce to meet patient needs, according to Lori Heim, MD, chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. Heim urged the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/deficit-reduction-medicare-payment.html

AAFP: Discrimination Based on Religion Not the Answer to U.S. Security Woes

Jan 31, 2017 - AAFP: Discrimination Based on Religion Not the Answer to U.S. Security Woes

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/immigration.html

AAFP: Executive Order Sets Path for Opioid Crisis Response

Oct 26, 2017 - AAFP: Executive Order Sets Path for Opioid Crisis Response

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/executive-order-declaring-opioid-crisis-a-public-health-emergency-sets-the-path-for-robust-response.html

AAFP: FDA E-Cigarette Rule Great Step Forward for Public Health

May 5, 2016 - FDA E-Cigarette Rule Great Step Forward for Public Health

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2016/e-cigarette-rule.html

AAFP: House Decision Not to Proceed on AHCA Sets Stage for Legislation That Fully Meets...

Mar 24, 2017 - AAFP: House Decision Not to Proceed on AHCA Sets Stage for Legislation That Fully Meets Americans’ Needs

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/aafp-house-decision-not-to-proceed-on-ahca-sets-stage-for-legislation-that-fully-meets-americans-needs.html

AAFP: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Moves in the Right Direction

Mar 23, 2018 - AAFP: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Moves in the Right Direction

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-omnibus-appropriations-bill-moves-in-the-right-direction.html

AAFP: Passage of SGR Reform Should Be First on Senate’s List in April

Mar 27, 2015 - The U.S. Senate should make passage of the bipartisan H.R. 2, the Medicare and Chip Reauthorization Act, its first priority when senators return to Washington in mid-April. The American Academy of Family Physicians is disappointed the Senate failed to pass this vital reform legislation ...

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

AAFP: Proposed 2018 Budget Would Destabilize Foundation Of High-Quality, Accessible ...

May 23, 2017 - AAFP: Proposed 2018 Budget Would Destabilize FoundationOf High-Quality, Accessible Health Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/2018-budget.html

AAFP: Revised Graham-Cassidy Bill Continues to Threaten Americans’ Health Security

Sep 25, 2017 - AAFP: Revised Graham-Cassidy Bill Continues to Threaten Americans’ Health Security

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/revised-graham-cassidy0bill.html

AAFP: Rule on Association Health Plans May Threaten Comprehensive, Meaningful Insurance...

Jun 19, 2018 -

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-rule-on-association-health-plans.html

AAFP: The CBO Report Confirms Senate Health Bill Does Not Serve Americans

Jun 26, 2017 - AAFP: The CBO Report Confirms Senate Health Bill Does Not Serve Americans

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/aafp-the-cbo-report-confirms-senate-health-bill-does-not-serve-americans.html

AAFP's Need for Dedicated Evaluation and Management Codes Position Paper

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/medicare-payment/position-paper-need-for-dedicated-em-codes-022013.pdf

AAFP’s Center for Health Information Technology Focuses Beyond EHR Adoption

Jul 16, 2014 - The American Academy of Family Physicians’ Center for Health Information Technology is refocusing its efforts on supporting optimization of electronic health record technology use.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/alliance-for-ehealth-innovation.html

AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

Nov 19, 2018 - AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/aafp-healthlandscape-awarded-seven-million-five-year-hrsa-contract-extension-for-uds-mapper.html

AAMC Projections Highlight Need for National Physician Workforce Plan That Addresses ...

Mar 3, 2015 - The American Academy of Family Physicians appreciates the ongoing work of the Association of American Medical Colleges in helping identify our country’s need for more physicians and the policies that must be implemented to meet Americans’ need for health care.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2015/statement-aamc-projections-workforce.html

Aaron Meyer Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Mar 17, 2011 - Aaron Meyer, a first-year student at St. Louis University School of Medicine, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As a coordinator, Meyer will serve as a consultant and resource for the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/aaron-meyer.html

About Direct Primary Care

Jan 28, 2019 - AAFP - About Direct Primary Care

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/about-primary-care.html

About Doctors for America

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about Doctors for America, a partner in the AAFP's efforts to heal health care now.

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

About the American Academy of Pediatrics

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the American Academy of Pediatrics, a partner in the AAFP's efforts to heal health care now.

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

About the American College of Physicians

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the American College of Physicians, the AAFP's partner in attempting to heal health care now.

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

About the American Medical Student Association

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the American Medical Student Association, a partner in the AAFP's efforts to heal health care now.

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

About the American Osteopathic Association

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the American Osteopathic Association, a partner in the AAFP's efforts to heal health care now.

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

About the National Physicians Alliance

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the National Physicians Alliance, a partner in the AAFP's efforts to heal health care now.

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

ACA Repeal/Replace

Aug 28, 2017 - ACA Repeal/Replace

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/aca-repeal-replace.html

ACP and AAFP Release Guideline for Treatment of Hypertension in Adults 60 Years Old and...

Jan 17, 2017 - ACP and AAFP Release Guideline for Treatment of Hypertension in Adults 60 Years Old and Older

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/ACP-AAFP-hypertension-guidelines.html

Adults Need Whooping Cough Booster Shot, Too

Sep 25, 2009 - Many people may think of whooping cough as a disease of the past - something eradicated generations ago. However, the number of cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that whooping cough is still very much a public health concern; health experts ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/whoopingcoug-adults.html

AdultsUsualSource.pdf

...Specialty of Adults’ Usual Source of Care (USC) and Average Health Care Expenditures Av er ag e An nu al E xp en di tu re s 0 $1,000 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 Family Medicine General Internist Subspecialties Non-hospital clinic Has no USC...

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

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Program Celebrates 20 Years, Care Improved ...

Oct 28, 2013 - Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO), a widely adopted training program credited with saving the lives of thousands of mothers and babies across the globe since its launch, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/release-statement5.html

Affordable Care Act Repeal Without Replacement Harms Patients

Jul 19, 2017 - ACA Repeal Without Replacement Harms Patients

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/affordable-care-act-repeal-without-replacement-harms-patients.html

AFP Podcast Wins Innovative Program Award

May 9, 2018 - description

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2018/afp-podcast-wins-innovative-program-award.html

AHA v. Azar Decision Preserves System That Increases Patient Costs, Decreases Patient ...

Sep 18, 2019 - AHA v. Azar Decision Preserves System That Increases Patient Costs, Decreases Patient Choices

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2019/aha-v-azar-decision-preserves-system-that-increases-patient-costs-decreases-patient-choices.html

Alabama Medical Student Takes on National Leadership Role

Feb 2, 2012 - Tate Hinkle, a second-year student at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Hinkle will serve as a consultant and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/fmig-hinkle.html

Alabama Physician Re-Elected Vice Speaker of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Sep 29, 2010 - John Meigs, M.D., FAAFP, a family physician in Centreville, Ala., has been re-elected vice speaker of the Congress of Delegates, the governing body of the American Academy of Family Physicians, at the organization’s annual meeting in Denver. As vice speaker, Meigs will serve as an ...

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

Alaska Physician Elected to Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family ...

Sep 29, 2010 - Barbara J. Doty, M.D., FAAFP, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 94,700 physicians and medical students nationwide. Doty was elected to a three-year term by the AAFP’s governing body, the Congress of Delegates.

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

Albany Medical College Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine ...

Mar 6, 2017 - Albany Medical College Student Named Regional Coordinator of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/albany-medica-college-student-named-regional-coordinator-of-aafp-family-medicine-interest-group.html

Alivio Medical Center and its Compañeros en Salud Team With National Experts to ...

Aug 1, 2012 - Alivio Medical Center today announced a new initiative aimed at improving the health outcomes of Latino adults living with type 2 diabetes. The project is a collaboration of Alivio with the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and its Peers for Progress program, TransforMED ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/alivio-medical-center-companeros-en-salud.html

Ambulatory-Specist-Use-Starfield.pdf

...J Ambulatory Care Manage Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 216-225 Copyright c© 2009 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ambulatory Specialist Use by Nonhospitalized Patients in US Health Plans Correlates and Consequences Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH; Hsien-Yen Chang, PhD;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/access-to-care/Ambulatory-Specist-Use-Starfield.pdf

America’s Family Physicians Join Major Employers and Other Physicians to Revolutionize ...

May 10, 2007 - May 10, 2007

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/05102007pressrelease.html

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