Advocacy on Preserving Health Care Coverage
NEW: IAFP statement on supporting graduate medical education and Illinois family medicine residency programs.
March 2017 AAFP Responses
American Health Care Act
AAFP Letter to Ways & Means Committee
AAFP Letter to Energy & Commerce Committee
AAFP Letter to House Budget Committee
March 20, 2017 - AAFP letter to House Leadership opposing AHCA
Group of 5 [AAFP, AAP, ACOG, ACP, AOA]
Letter to House and Senate Leadership on health care reform
Joint Press Statement
Letter to President Trump
Joint Statement on the American Health Care Act
IAFP's 2009 Family Physician of the Year Risha Raven, MD authored an Op-Ed in the January 13 Bureau County Republican. You can read it here.
Internal medicine physician Stasia Kahn, MD, who co-owns a practice with IAFP past-president Carrie Nelson, MD, shared this article outlining how their patients have benefited through changes made by the Affordable Care Act.
Kaiser Family Foundation infographic illustrating what repeal of Medicaid expansion will mean for Illinois
Read the letter from AAFP President John Meigs, Jr., MD, FAAFP to members outlining AAFP's stance and activities. You can also follow AAFP and @aafpprez on Twitter.
Link to the AAFP SpeakOut Center to send an e-mail directly to your members of Congress. A template letter is provided that you can edit to tailor to your experience.
AAFP has a page on Health Care Coverage that is updated with resources, talking points and suggestions for advocacy.
1/25/2017 AAFP Webinar on the New Administration and Family Medicine. You can view the recording of this update from AAFP Policy and Advocacy leaders.