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AAFP 2015 Statement on SGR Policies - January 21, 2015

The American Academy of Family Physicians submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health SGR repeal hearing. The document urges policymakers to support primary care and appropriation physician payment within any long-term SGR Repeal legislation

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-2015SGR-012015.pdf

AAFP Executive Summary of Proposed 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - July 13, 2016

...in the Medicare population. They are: • Chest pain • Abdominal pain • Headache, traumatic and non-traumatic • Low back pain • Suspected stroke • Altered mental status • Lung cancer • Cervical or neck pain These eight clinical areas account for roughly 40 percent of Part B...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ES-MPFS2017-071316.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2010

...the importance of the health reform bill for his district, which has a large number of uninsured and has one of the highest incidences of stroke, diabetes and obesity. He said that he was American Academy of Family Physicians 9/8/2010 Page 2 of 4  Rep. Suzanne Kosmas (D-FL)...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2010/GR-Weekly-July-23.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...In his testimony, Dr. Koh discussed the importance of public health and prevention activities in diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. He described the increase of chronic disease in the US, as well as the growth in health care costs that have ensued. In her...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-October-14.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...the $500 million provided last year. According to HHS, these funds will be used for the prevention of tobacco use, obesity, heart disease, stroke, and cancer; increase immunizations; and empower individuals and communities with tools and resources for local prevention and health...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-February-11.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...13, HHS announced the Million Hearts campaign which is designed to be a public-private initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. With cardiovascular diseases currently costing $444 billion every year in both medical costs and lost...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-September-16.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2011

...13, HHS announced the Million Hearts campaign which is designed to be a public-private initiative to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years. With cardiovascular diseases currently costing $444 billion every year in both medical costs and lost...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2011/GR-Weekly-September-16edit.pdf

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly - 2012

...online, and in theaters, magazines, and newspapers nationwide. The ads focus on smoking-related lung and throat cancer, heart attack, stroke, Buerger’s disease, and asthma. The ads will be tagged with 1-800-QUIT-NOW, a toll-free number to access quit support across the country, or...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2012/GR-Weekly-March-23.pdf

AAFP Letter in Support of Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) - April ...

...impact of adult intimate partner violence (IPV) finds that victims of domestic violence are at increased risk for heart disease, obesity, stroke, hypertension, cervical cancer, chronic pain including arthritis, neck and back pain, and asthma. IPV also contributes to mental health...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/women/LT-RepsBassFitzpatrick-VAWAReAuth-040219.pdf

AAFP letter on the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act ...

...ratios have better health outcomes, including lower rates of all causes of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health.i The impact of these better ratios holds true even after controlling for...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/LT-E&C-PrimaryCareExtensionsREACH-071719.pdf

AAFP Letter on the USDA SNAP and Work Requirements Rule - April 10, 2019

...impacts. This includes an increased prevalence and severity of diet-related diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers.5,6,7 In addition, because of limited financial resources, those who are food insecure - with or without existing disease -...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-USDA-SNAPWorkRule-04102019.pdf

AAFP Letter to CMS with Final Comments on the 2019 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee ...

...to self or others, peritonitis, acute renal failure Five or more stable chronic illnesses An abrupt change in neurologic status, eg, seizure, TIA, weakness, sensory loss Cardiovascular imaging studies with contrast with identified documented risk factors Cardiac...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-2019ProposedMPFS-090618.pdf

AAFP letter to EPA on the Clean Power Plan - April 25, 2018

...health episodes on high-pollution summer days than normal summer days. Short-term exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of stroke, heart attack, arrhythmia and heart failure; increased long-term exposure to air pollution in the Medicare population is correlated with an...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-EPA-CleanPowerPlan-042518.pdf

AAFP Letter to SFC on Chronic Care WG Policy Options - January 27, 2016

The AAFP Response to the initial policy options proposed by the Senate Finance Committee's Isakson-Warner Working Group on Chronic Care

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/acos/LT-SFC-ChronicCare-012715.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FCC on a Proposed Pilot for Telehealth - August 28, 2019

...or more to treat-such as behavioral health, opioid dependency, chronic health conditions (e.g., diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, stroke recovery), mental health conditions, and high-risk pregnancies. The Pilot would provide funding to selected Pilot project health care...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/telehealth/LT-FCC-TelehealthPilot-082819.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA in Response to FDASIA Health IT Report

AAFP letter to FDA on proposed Risk-Based Regulatory Framework and Strategy for HIT report

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/health_it/interoperability/LT-FDA-FDASIA-HIT-070214.pdf

AAFP Letter to the FDA on Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT) - February 7, 2018

...consumption of tobacco products during a set observation period. Long-term data could include, but would not be limited to, risk of cancer, stroke, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is imperative to control for compensation in smoking; for example, the...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-FDA-NRT-020718.pdf

AAFP Letter to the Senate Opposing Tobacco Riders - June 22, 2016

...use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. In addition, tobacco use is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. America’s family physicians are committed to improving the health of patients, families, and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-SEN-TobaccoRiders-062216.pdf

AAFP Letter to TN House Health Committee on Doctor of Medical Science Legislation - ...

...1 AMA, Truth in Advertising Survey, https://www.ama-assn.org/sites/default/files/media- browser/premium/arc/tia-survey-2008-2015_0.pdf (2015). 2 AAMC, The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2013 to 2025, https://www.aamc.org/...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/scope/LT-TNLeg-DoctorMedScienceDegree-031318.pdf

AAFP response to the 2017 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

AAFP regulatory comment letter sent to CMS in response to the 2017 proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-MPFS2017-081916.pdf

AAFP Response to the 2020 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - September 18, 2019

...kidney disease, (5) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, (6) depression, (7) diabetes, (8) heart failure, and (9) stroke or transient ischemic attack. o The AAFP appreciates the attention to monitoring care coordination and clinical outcomes for patients with multiple...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-CMS-2020ProposedMPFSComments-091819.pdf

AAFP Statement on Medicaid the EandC and Health Subcommittee - January 31, 2017

...lower rates of all causes of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health, even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (percentages of elderly, urban, and minority; education; income;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/medicaid/ST-House-Medicaid-013117.pdf

AAFP Statement to EandC Committee on THCGME, NHSC, and Title VII Reauthorization

...causes of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health, even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (percentages of elderly, urban, and minority; education; income; unemployment;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ST-ECHealthSub-WorkforceSFR-091417.pdf

AAFP Statement to the EandC Committee’s Hearing on Investing in America’s Health Care -...

...ratios have better health outcomes, including lower rates of all causes of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health. This is true even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (percentages of...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/ST-EC-InvestingAmericanHealthCare-060419.pdf

AAFP Statement to the Senate HELP Committee on Health Care Access and Underserved ...

...of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health. This is true even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (percentages of elderly, urban, and minority; education; income; unemployment;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/gme/ST-SFRHELP-AccessUnderservedHearing-012919.pdf

AAFP Statement to the Senate HELP Committee on its Healthy Communities Hearing - ...

...all causes of mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health. This is true even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (percentages of elderly, urban, and minority; education; income;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/ST-SenateHELP-HealthyCommunitiesHearing-111517.pdf

AAFP Summary of the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule - 110916

...• Suspected stroke • Altered mental status • Lung cancer • Cervical or neck pain CMS proposed three exceptions to the AUC consultation and reporting requirements for an: • Applicable imaging service ordered for an individual with an emergency medical condition, • Applicable...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/feesched/LT-ES-PhysicianFee2017-111016.pdf

AAFP Testimony to House EandC on USPSTF - November 30, 2016

...mortality: mortality from heart disease, cancer, or stroke; infant mortality; low birth weight; and poor self-reported health, even after controlling for sociodemographic measures (such as percentages of elderly, urban, and minority patient populations; education; income;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/TES-Meigs-USPSTF-113016.pdf

AAFP Washington Update - November 7

AAFP Government Affairs Weekly Update - November 7, 2014

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/washington_update/2014/GR-Weekly-Nov-7.pdf

California Health in All Policies Executive Order

...all people is critical for a prosperous and sustainable California; and WHEREAS largely avoidable chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are a growing burden for the State and its people, and they negatively affect Californians’ productivity, quality of life,...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/model_legislation/public_health/CaliforniaHealthAllPoliciesExecutiveOrder%20.pdf

Coalition letter supporting FDA jurisdiction over nicotine delivery devices.

A detailed coalition letter of 24 health groups expressing support for the FDA to have full jurisdiction over all nicotine delivery devices.

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-JT-FDA-ECigs-080814.pdf

Durbin-Sanders Amendment

Letter to Senator Reid Regarding Support of the Durbin-Sanders Amendment

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-Reid-SupportofDurbinSandersAmendment-121309.pdf

Full AAFP Response to the CMS MACRA Request for Information

AAFP response to the CMS request for information regarding implementation of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), promotion of Alternative Payment Models (APM), and incentive payments for participation in eligible APMs

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/LT-CMS-MACRA-RFI-110915.pdf

FY2011 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill

Joint Letter to HHS Regarding FY2011 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HHS-AppropriationsBill-102910.pdf

FY2012 Health and Education Appropriations

Joint Letter to Congress on FY2012 Health and Education Appropriations

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-Appropriations-090211.pdf

FY2012 Health F 550 Spending

Joint Letter on FY2012 Health F 550 Spending

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-HealthSpending-032411.pdf

FY2013 Budget

Joint Letter to Congress on FY2013 Budget

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Congress-Budget-031612.pdf

Health Education Spending

Coalition Letter to the Senate on Health Education Spending

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/workforce/title-vii/LT-Education-Spending-051410.pdf

Health Funding

Joint Letter from the Coalition on Health Funding to House and Senate Committees in Support of Health Funding

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/research/ahrq/LT-BudgetCommittees-FY14Funding-031413.pdf

HHS Million Hearts Initiative

Letter in Support of HHS Million Hearts Initiative

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/LT-Sebelius-SupportHHSMillionHeartsInitiative-090711.pdf

Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update

Joint Comments to CMS Regarding Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update for Calendar Year 2011 Proposed Rule

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/payment/medicare/ST-CMS-2011RateRule-091410.pdf

Joint CDC Coalition Letter to Congress on FY 2019 Request - April 9, 2018

...stroke, cancer, lung disease and other chronic diseases; nutrition and physical activity; immunization; environmental health, including the prevention of childhood lead poisoning; oral health; reducing health disparities; preventing infant mortality and birth defects;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-CDCCoalition-Congress-FY2019Request-040918.pdf

Joint CDC Coalition Letter to Congress on FY2018 Spending - March 30, 2017

...promotion in schools and workplaces; the prevention of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, lung disease and other chronic diseases; nutrition and physical activity; immunization; environmental health, including the prevention of childhood lead poisoning; oral health;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-CDC-Congress-FY2018-03312017.pdf

Joint Coalition Letter to the FDA on Proposed Product Standard for NNN in Smokeless ...

...ischemic heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and fatal stroke. 5 Furthermore, epidemiological data 2 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), The Health Consequences of Using Smokeless Tobacco: A Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General, NIH Publication...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-CoalitionCommentsNNNProposedRule-071017.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress from CDC Coalition on FY2020 - March 4, 2019

...stroke, cancer, lung disease and other chronic diseases; tobacco prevention and control; nutrition and physical activity; immunizations; HIV/AIDS prevention; environmental health, including the prevention of childhood lead poisoning; oral health; reducing health disparities;...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/environmental/LT-Congress-CDCCoalitionFY2020-030419.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress in Support of Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act ...

The AAFP opposes policies that may compromise Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and other protections relevant to work place wellness programs.

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/strategy/LT-Con-GINA-042115.pdf

Joint Letter to Congress on Raise Family Caregivers Act - September 6, 2016

...Association on Health and Disability American Geriatrics Society American Health Care Association American Heart Association/American Stroke Association American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) American Society on Aging America’s Health Insurance Plans Association...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/LT-CON-RAISE-090615.pdf

Joint Letter to House on RAISE Family Caregivers Act - July 29, 2015

Nearly 50 physician and consumer organizations express support for a bill introduced in Congress that would require the development of a national strategy to support family caregivers. These unpaid volunteers are often the extension of the family physician in the patient's life and ...

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/coverage/pcmh/LT-HOUSE-RAISE072915.pdf

Joint Letter to HUD on Smoke-Free Public Housing - January 21, 2015

Joint comment letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on smoke-free public housing

Advocacy

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-HUD-SmokeFree012115.pdf

Joint Letter to HUD on Smokefree Public Housing - June 14, 2017

...Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General found that SHS is also a cause of stroke.4 The evidence supporting the association of SHS exposure of children with respiratory illnesses is strong. Increased rates of lower respiratory illness, middle-ear infections, tonsillectomy and...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/advocacy/prevention/tobacco/LT-HUD-SmokefreeCommentsRegulatoryTaskForce-061417.pdf

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