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AAFP Statement: Insurance Coverage Requirement Is Foundation of Improving Access, ...

Jul 15, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The Affordable Care Act’s requirement that individuals have health insurance - either through their employer, a federal or state health care program, or as an individual purchaser - is the foundation of improving access to care and vital to ensuring everyone has health ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/release-statement1.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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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

Family Medicine Residency Programs Recognized for Improving Adult and Childhood ...

May 23, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 AAFP Foundation Pfizer Immunization Awards. These awards recognize family medicine residency programs for helping overcome barriers to immunization among both children and...

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The Nation’s Doctors Join Together to Encourage Smokers to Talk With Your Doctor for ...

May 22, 2013 - The Talk With Your Doctor initiative designed to motivate people to stop smoking was unveiled today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and groups representing nearly 600,000 physicians to encourage smokers to talk with their doctors about quitting smoking.

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AAFP Statement: Marilyn Tavenner Brings Needed Expertise, Leadership to CMS

May 20, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Description of release/statement in one or two sentences

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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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AAFP Statement: AAFP Opposes U.S. Department of Justice’s Appeal of Emergency ...

May 6, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Justice’s May 1 decision to appeal a recent U.S. District Court’s ruling to lift the age restriction on over-the-counter access to Plan B One-Step emergency contraception presents an unnecessary barrier between females at risk of an unintended pregnancy and a safe...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/contraception-planb.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 Statement: Budget Preserves Health System, Medicare Payment Reforms but Threatens ...

Apr 10, 2013 - President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget sustains health system reforms that promise to improve Americans’ health, the quality of care and address the cost of health services, but it does so by risking the future health care workforce.

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AAFP Statement: AAFP Proposes New Primary Care-Specific Evaluation and Management Codes...

Apr 5, 2013 - On March 27, the American Academy of Family Physicians issued a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services calling for the development of a new set of evaluation and management codes specifically for primary care physicians that would result in increased payment for the ...

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Ranks of Family Medicine Residents Grow for Fourth Consecutive Year

Mar 15, 2013 - Medical student interest in family medicine continued its growth this year, according to the 2013 National Residency Matching Program results released today. This year, family medicine training programs attracted 2,938 students compared to 2,611 in 2012. (LINK to US MED STUDENTS MATCH ...

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Basic Life Support in Obstetrics Course Teaches First-Responders Critical Delivery Skills

Mar 1, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Home births are on the rise despite higher neonatal mortality rates, making it more important than ever to prepare first responders to manage both normal labor and obstetrical emergencies. The American Academy of Family Physicians has developed the Basic Life Support in ...

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AAFP Statement: Sequestration Hammers Progress Toward Long-Term Health Care Solutions

Mar 1, 2013 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is dismayed and disappointed that Congress has allowed across-the-board cuts (called sequestration) to take effect. Such an approach to fiscal planning is short-sighted and detrimental to the nation’s ultimate goals for high-quality, affordable ...

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American Academy of Family Physicians Identifies List of Commonly Used Tests and ...

Feb 21, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Today the American Academy of Family Physicians released its second list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered, but not always necessary, in family medicine as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the American Board of Internal ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/choosing-wisely-phase-two.html

Office Champions Project Doubles Rate of Patient Tobacco Cessation Assistance

Feb 20, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians is committed to educating its members and providing the resources needed to help patients quit using tobacco, and results of the Office Champions Tobacco Cessation National Dissemination Project show a dramatic increase in ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/office-champions-final-report-fqhc.html

AAFP Statement: AAFP Applauds President Obama’s Commitment to Health Reforms that ...

Feb 12, 2013 - The American Academy of Family Physicians welcomes the continued focus President Obama put on the health and safety of all Americans in tonight’s State of the Union address.

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AAFP Statement: American Academy of Family Physicians Welcomes Tavenner Nomination as ...

Feb 8, 2013 - President Obama has made an excellent choice in re-nominating Marilyn Tavenner as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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TransforMED, Leader in Transformation to the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model of ...

Feb 8, 2013 - The Board of Managers for TransforMED, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians, today announced the retirement of its president and CEO, Terry McGeeney, MD, MBA.

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University of Washington School of Medicine Student, Bellevue Native Takes on National ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Catherine Louw, a third-year student at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Louw will serve as a consultant and ...

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Mark Prats Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Feb 7, 2013 - Mark Prats, a second year medical student the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine, Bethesda, Md., has been has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator,...

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Kristina Zimmerman Named Regional Coordinator for National Medical Student Network

Feb 7, 2013 - Kristina Zimmerman, a second-year student at The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pa., has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Zimmerman will serve as a consultant and ...

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UTHSC Student Named Regional Coordinator Of AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group

Feb 7, 2013 - Kentera Hix, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Hix will serve as a consultant ...

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University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine’s Lauren Kendall Named National ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Lauren Kendall, a fourth-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named national coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network.

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Mustafa Alavi Named Regional Coordinator For National Medical Student Network

Feb 7, 2013 - Syed Mustafa Alavi, a second-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Alavi will serve as a consultant ...

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

Duke School of Medicine Student Named to Key Liaison Position For American Academy of ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Simon M. Tesfamariam, a third year student at Duke University School of Medicine, has been named the American Academy of Family Physicians student liaison to the Student National Medical Association

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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 Statement: AAFP Will Listen for Continued Commitment To Patients’ Access to High ...

Feb 6, 2013 - As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address next week, the American Academy of Family Physicians will be listening for continued commitment to ensuring Americans’ access to care both today and in the future.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/sotu-aafp-expectations.html

New Mobile Apps Let Readers Access American Academy of Family Physicians’ Journals ...

Feb 1, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - American Family Physician and Family Practice Management have launched new mobile apps for tablets and smart phones, bringing all of the journals’ content to the exam room, the morning commute, the living-room sofa, and anywhere else subscribers may want to access the ...

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American Academy of Family Physicians Names New Director of Organizational and Business...

Jan 29, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Lee Stuart director of Organizational and Business Performance. In this position, Stuart will lead the implementation of new processes and structure, with a focus on improving the AAFP's overall business performance, ...

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American Academy of Family Physicians Appoints New Director of Its Nationally ...

Jan 10, 2013 - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Jason Mitchell, M.D., director of its Center for Health IT. In his new role, Mitchell will lead the Center as it continues to promote and facilitate the adoption and optimal use of electronic health records and other health information...

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American Academy of Family Physicians Names Julie Wood, MD, FAAFP, Vice-President of ...

Jan 10, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Julie K. Wood, M.D., FAAFP, vice president for health of the public and interprofessional activities. Wood joins the AAFP staff after a lengthy period of member service with the organization, including serving on its ...

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AAFP Welcomes New Medical Editor for Family Practice Management

Jan 8, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to announce the addition of Kenneth G. Adler, MD, MMM, to the Family Practice Management staff as its new medical editor. The medical editor makes final acceptance decisions for all manuscripts that enter FPM’s peer ...

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AAFP Statement: AAFP Urges Congress to Work for a Permanent SolutionTo Medicare ...

Jan 2, 2013 - Today’s temporary patch to the Medicare physician payment is a reprieve for elderly and disabled patients whose health care security is jeopardized by continual threats to Medicare physician payment. This is a welcome relief, but it is not the solution. The current system, with its ...

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AAFP Statement: Don’t Eliminate Programs for Short-Term Gain at the Expense of ...

Dec 20, 2012 - Later today, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider legislation aimed at reducing the deficit through reductions in spending on federal programs. We applaud efforts to focus on reducing the nation’s economic challenges but have serious concerns about several of the proposals ...

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AAFP Statement: Violence is a National Public Health Concern That Must Be Addressed

Dec 18, 2012 - The American Academy of Family Physicians expresses its grief and condolences to the community of Newtown, Conn., as they mourn the victims of an unspeakable act of violence. The AAFP recognize violence as a major public health concern. This tragedy highlights the need for action to ...

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The ‘House of Medicine’ Launches Effort to Ensure Access to Primary Care for Uninsured,...

Dec 5, 2012 - The American Academy of Family Physicians and 40 of its constituent chapters, joined four other national medical associations and their local chapters to launch a full-court press to preserve low-income working families’ current and future access to health care.

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Medicare Physician Pay Cuts Could Stymie Elderly, Disabled Patients’ Access to Needed Care

Nov 15, 2012 - Pending Medicare physician pay cuts and sequestration budget reductions threaten elderly and disabled patients’ access to health care as family physicians struggle to make up for financial losses wrought by the reductions. That’s the conclusion that can be drawn from an analysis of ...

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

AAFP Statement: Health Care Remains Post-Election Priority

Nov 7, 2012 - The American Academy of Family Physicians looks forward to working with President Barack Obama and the new Congress to ensure that everyone in this country can get the right health care at the right time from the right professional.

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AAFP Statement: AAFP Welcomes Medicaid Payment Parity with Medicare, Expresses Concern ...

Nov 1, 2012 - The American Academy of Family Physicians welcomes efforts to ensure that low-income working families have access to needed care, and today’s final rule bringing Medicaid payments up to par with Medicare for primary care and some preventive health services is a step in the right ...

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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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Reid B. Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP, Chosen President-Elect of the American Academy of ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Reid B. Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Kingsport, Tenn., has been chosen president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a member of the AAFP Board of Directors. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students...

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Jeffrey J. Cain, MD, FAAFP, Assumes Role of President of the American Academy of Family...

Oct 17, 2012 - Jeffrey J. Cain, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Denver, Colo., today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Cain was elected president-elect in ...

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

Oct 17, 2012 - Carlos R. Gonzales, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Patagonia and Nogales, Ariz., has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Gonzales was elected to a three-year term ...

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

Oct 17, 2012 - H. Clifton Clif Knight, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Indianapolis, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Knight was elected to a three-year term by the AAFP’s ...

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

Oct 17, 2012 - Rebecca Jaffe, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Wilmington, Del., has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Jaffe was elected to a three-year term by the AAFP’s ...

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St. Louis University School of Medicine Student Aaron Meyer Elected to AAFP Board of ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Aaron Meyer, a fourth-year student at St. Louis University School of Medicine, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Meyer was elected to a one-year term by the ...

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John Meigs, MD, University of Alabama Alumnus, Re-Elected Speaker of the American ...

Oct 17, 2012 - John Meigs, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Centreville, Ala., has been re-elected speaker of the Congress of Delegates, the governing body of the American Academy of Family Physicians, at the organization’s annual meeting in Philadelphia. As speaker, Meigs will serve as an officer on ...

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Oak Park, Ill, Family Physician Named New Physician Member of the American Academy of ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family physician in Oak Park, Ill., has been elected the new physician member of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. The AAFP represents 105,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. Grivois-Shah was elected to a ...

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Texas Family Physician Receives Public Health Award at American Academy of Family ...

Oct 17, 2012 - Phillip Huang, MD, MPH, a family physician from Austin, Texas, was awarded the 2012 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting in Philadelphia. The AAFP’s Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2012/philip-huang-public-health-award.html

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