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Resolution No. 613 - ABFM Knowledge Skills Assessment (KSA) on Health Equity -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a Knowledge Skills Assessment on Health Equity and formally request endorsement by the American Board of Family Medicine, and be it further that the AAFP make available to all chapters, educational materials and...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 504 (Minnesota A) - Health Care Payment Reform -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians ask the government to give a medical tax credit for U.S. citizens buying direct primary care to transform American medical care into a more efficient primary care based personal health care.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/minnesota-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 612 (New Mexico A) - Medical History of Applicants for New Mexico ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with our colleague organizations and other stakeholders to advocate and suggest new language for medical board applications that only asks about current medical or mental impairment and not about past.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 402 (New York State J) - Medical Aid in Dying -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians affirm that the use of medical aid in dying is an ethical, personal, end-of-life decision when the patient is terminally ill, is suffering and capable of making an informed decision to end his/her suffering through ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-j.mem.html

Resolution No. 609 (Washington B) - Support National Paid Family Leave -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) adopt the following policy statement: The AAFP supports a comprehensive national paid family and medical leave program that guarantees all employees at least 12 weeks of paid family leave after the birth or ...

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 607 (Washington A) - Climate CME and the Public Health -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians proactively expand its continuing medical education offerings that prepare physicians to identify, manage, and prevent health conditions related to human induced climate change.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 406 (Washington C) - Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Hospitals and Drug ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians endorse a position that hospitals should treat opioid use disorder as a chronic disease, including identifying patients with this condition; providing multiple evidence-based treatment options in the inpatient, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/washington-c.mem.html

COD Tentative Schedule of Activities -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 19, 2019 - Information about the Congress of Delegate schedule of activities.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/schedule.mem.html

Parental Leave During Residency Training

Jul 19, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on parental leave plans during residency training.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/parental-leave.html

ANA Screen, IFA, Reflex Titer/Pattern -- Programs and Initiatives

Jul 11, 2019 - Autoimmune rheumatic diseases are conditions in which the immune system attacks the joints and certain systems. They are often difficult to diagnose, as their symptoms can be vague, vary from patient to patient, and often overlap. Laboratory testing can provide useful information, but ...

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/sponsored-resources/anascreen_ifa_reflex_titerpattern.html

Resolution No. 502 (New York State E) - Single Payer as a Viable Option to America’s ... Restricted content. Login required.

Jul 10, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians include the data and conclusions of Board Report F on Single Payer Health Care System to the 2017 Congress of Delegates in evidence-based AAFP educational programs, continuing medical education activities, and stage ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-e.mem.html

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

Jul 10, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/e-cigarettes.html

Tobacco Advertising and Labeling

Jul 10, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on Tobacco Advertising and Labeling.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/ecigarette-advertising.html

Migrant Health Care

Jul 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on family physician's role in educating migrant and seasonal workers' health care problems.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/migrant-health.html

Rural Health Matters -- Programs and Initiatives

Jun 25, 2019 - The AAFP is committed to helping improve rural health care across our country. And in Summer 2019, the AAFP launched a plan to improve rural health.

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/rural-health-initiative.html

Humanitarian Award -- Family Physician Awards

Jun 12, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP Humanitarian Award recognizing humanitarian efforts both within and outside the United States.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/fp/humanitarian.html

Exemplary Teaching Awards -- Family Physician Awards

Jun 12, 2019 - Read about the awards recognizing individuals who have implemented outstanding educational programs or innovative teaching models.

About AAFP : Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships

https://www.aafp.org/about/awards-scholarships/teachers/exemplary.html

Breastfeeding and Lactation for Medical Trainees

Jun 11, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on breastfeeding and lactation for medical trainees.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-accommodations-trainees.html

Primary Care Leadership Collaborative -- Programs and Initiatives

Jun 7, 2019 - Through the Primary Care Leadership Collaborative (PCLC), medical students turn their passion for primary care into action under the guidance of family physician coaches trained in Relational Leadership and expert consultants.

About AAFP : Programs and Initiatives

https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/pclc.html

2019 News, Agendas, Resolutions, and Reports -- Member Constituency Resources

May 31, 2019 - Get access to the 2019 NCCL news, agendas, resolutions and reports.

About AAFP : Member Constituencies

https://www.aafp.org/about/constituencies/resources/past-ncsc/2019.html

Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family ...

May 28, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on Advancing Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Family Medicine (Position Paper)

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations : Policies

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/socialdeterminantofhealth-positionpaper.html

Resolution No. 411 (California B) - Endorse Restriction of Antibiotic Use in Food ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support legislation restricting the use of antibiotics in food animal production to the treatment of animals with active disease, equivalent to the use in humans, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/california-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 302 (Connecticut A) - Responsibilities of Commercial and Government ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians meet with all national insurers that undertake value-based contracts, including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to advocate for adjustment of Risk Adjustment Factor (RAF) scores at least annually ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/connecticut-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 410 (Georgia B) - Maternity and Reproductive Health Care are Essential ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose legislation that allows insurers to opt out of maternity and reproductive health coverage, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians issue a formal statement affirming that maternity and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/georgia-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 401 (Minnesota A) - Military Tobacco 21 -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy position and lobby the United States congress to pass a law that makes it illegal for military commissaries to sell tobacco products to those under 21.

About AAFP : Organizational Leadership

https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/minnesota-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 508 (Minnesota B) - Encourage Completion of a Health Impact Assessment ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support the requirement that all federal environmental impact statements be required to include a comprehensive and independently produced Health Impact Assessment.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/minnesota-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 311 (Mississippi B) - Emphasizing Direct Clinical Care in Health Care ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians lobby to require that 85% of all health care expenditures go only to direct hands-on patient care, and be it further that the AAFP support strict restrictions and penalties for all insurance companies including the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/mississippi-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 509 (Mississippi C) - Stop the Blame the Doctors Game: Evidence Says ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support appropriate and individualized pain treatment by physicians as essential to quality medical care and continue their efforts to encourage physicians to prescribe opiates responsibly, and be it further that the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/mississippi-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 412 (New Hampshire B) - Round Up Our Troops – Beware of Glyphosate -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians educate its members about the potential health hazards of human exposure to glyphosate, and be it further that the AAFP work with other agencies and organizations, in addition to the American Academy of Pediatrics, to ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newhampshire-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 507 (New Jersey A) - Change the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in a dialogue with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in effort to modify or eliminate the three-midnight rule in cases where the patient requires discharge to subacute care but does not require ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 206 (New Mexico B) - Health in All Policies (HiAP) -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians provide education on the Health in All Policy (HiAP) approach at the annual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit and the National Conference of Constituency Leaders.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 511 (New Mexico C) - Pharmaceutical Drug Pricing -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for marketplace solutions and federal cost control to reduce pharmaceutical drug pricing.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newmexico-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 512 (New Mexico D) - Immigration Policy -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians actively oppose the current administration’s immigration policies and the building of a wall along the southern border of the United States given its detrimental effect on the economic, ecological, and community health ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newmexico-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 209 (New York State A) - Support Paid Sick Leave for Employees -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for a Federal paid sick leave law.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 506 (New York State B) - Loser Pays Tort Reform -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support loser pays tort reform for medical malpractice and personal liability cases, whereby the plaintiff and plaintiff’s attorney shall be jointly and severally liable for the costs of defendant’s legal and related ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 502 (New York State E) - Oppose Non-Evidence-Based Restrictions to ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose legislation that would prohibit telemedicine access to medication abortion or impose restrictions on access to medication abortion using telemedicine that are not placed on other medical services, and be it ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 207 (New York State G) - Use of Reparative or Conversion Therapy -- ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physiciansreaffirm its policy opposing the use of ‘reparative’ or ‘conversion’ therapy of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians recommend that parents, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-g.mem.html

Resolution No. 409 (New York State H) - Opposing Policies and Procedures Compelling ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate against policies and practices of incentivizing individuals involved in the justice system to seek family planning services including sterilization, contraception, and abortion, and be it further that the AAFP ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-h.mem.html

Resolution No. 515 (Puerto Rico A) - The Medicare and Medicaid Funding Shortage - ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians write a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to uncap Puerto Rico’s federal Medicare and Medicaid funds.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/puertorico-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 513 (Vermont A) - Support a Publicly Funded Universal Primary Care ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians Physicians develop a policy statement in support of a publicly funded universal primary system in states who pursue this model, and be it further that the AAFP survey chapters about the feasibility of a legislative ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/vermont-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 510 (Virginia B) - Unsolicited Requests for Compound Topical Medications... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians request the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services consider requiring compound pharmacies to inform patients of what the actual cost is to the patient and ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/virginia-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 408 (Washington B) - Treating Substance Use Disorder in Jails and ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for increased access to evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders, including use of opioid-agonist therapy, in correctional facilities, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/washington-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 407 (Washington A) - Support Housing Access for All -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for policies supporting Housing First approaches (such as permanent housing with community-based, integrated treatment, rehabilitation and support services), including for policies that encourage Medicaid ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/washington-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 307 (Connecticut B) - Payer Acceptance of Supplemental Data in ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop educational materials for payers and physician members discussing the limitations of claims data, the importance of accurate quality reporting, the importance of supplemental data in assuring accurate quality ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/connecticut-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 511 (Connecticut A) - National Guidelines Clearinghouse and ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians, as part of its ongoing efforts to provide family physicians with peer-reviewed, high-quality evidence to make treatment decisions for and with their patients at the point-of-care, join with the Agency for Healthcare ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/connecticut-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 506 (Co-Sponsored C) - Removing Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 408 (Co-Sponsored D) - Support Measures to Decrease Maternal Mortality ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 507 (Co-Sponsored E) - Oppose the Criminalization of Self-Induced ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate against any legislative efforts to criminalize self-induced abortion.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-e.mem.html

Resolution No. 302 (Co-Sponsored F) - Big Data and Family Medicine -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians study All Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) and their application to family physicians, including, but not limited to: ◾how APCDs can assist family physicians in clinical practice; ◾how APCDs can be used to advocate for ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-f.mem.html

Resolution No. 516 (Co-Sponsored L) - Primary Care Spending Rate -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians update and expand its toolkit to include all payers in its model templates for chapters to use to advocate for legislation or regulation in their state to establish favorable primary care spending rates.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-l.mem.html

Resolution No. 417 (Indiana A) - Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Related Life and ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with its partners to develop and implement a strategy to advocate for ending insurers’ practice of denying life and disability insurance to HIV-negative patients who choose to protect themselves with pre-exposure ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/indiana-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 313 (Indiana B) - Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians adopt a policy that recommends the reduction and/or elimination of Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) audits by Medicaid and their managed care plans.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/indiana-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 420 - Natural Disaster Contingency Plan -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians help create a natural disaster contingency plan that involves the logistics of the continuation of primary care services during, before, and after a natural disaster in consortium with each AAFP chapter.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 615 - Puerto Rico Primary Care Physician Exodus -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians, in coordination with the Puerto Rico Academy of Family Physicians chapter, study the causes of primary care physician exodus, and be it further that the AAFP work with the Puerto Rico Academy of Family Physicians ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/late-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 407 (Massachusetts A) - Safe Injection Facilities -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to establish, and study the outcomes, of pilot safe injection facilities in the United States, and be it further that the American Academy of Family Physicians call for leadership of pilot safe injection...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/massachusetts-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 304 (Michigan A) - PCP Modifiers to Increase Student Choice in Family ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel, Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and other appropriate ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 305 (Michigan B) - All PCP Services are Preventive -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, United States Preventive Services Task Force, and other appropriate ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 306 (Michigan C) - Reimburse Family Physicians for Mental Health Care ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians convene a meeting with the Relative Value Scale Update Committee, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Health Plans, and other appropriate organizations to mandate ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/michigan-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 301 (Minnesota D) - Protect the Future of Family Physicians and Our ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians develop a policy to promote the appropriate compensation of physicians for oversight of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and be it further that the AAFP support legislation that ensures patients receive ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/minnesota-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 310 (New Jersey A) - Medicare HCC Amnesia -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians petition the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to redesign documentation requirements that take into account the historical relative risk in order to ensure that family physicians are truly being paid on the ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newjersey-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 512 (Missouri A) - Assistant Physician Licensure -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians educate chapters as to the category of assistant physician licensure, and be it further that the AAFP encourage chapters to advocate for safe standards of supervision and oversight of medical school graduates.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/missouri-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 309 (New Mexico B) - Prior Authorization Reimbursement -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with the American Medical Association to further research and establish time-based Current Procedural Terminology codes that are specific to and are only for compensation for completing prior authorizations by ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newmexico-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 604 (New York State A) - Increase Continuing Medical Education Credit ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians increase the allowable continuing medical education (CME) credit provided for teaching to a maximum of 50 percent of the CME hours required over a 3-year cycle [up to 75 hours of the presently required 150 hours].

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 611 (New York State C) - Increased Research for Preventing and ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for greater federal and private-sector funding that will reduce the risk of tick-borne diseases/infections through prevention and environmental measures, and be it further that the American Academy of Family ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-c.mem.html

Resolution No. 509 (New York State D) - Oppose Fetal Personhood Terminology in ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians oppose the use of non-scientific language in the domain of reproductive health in governmental policies and legislative initiatives.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-d.mem.html

Resolution No. 602 (New York State I) - Worrisome Letter from the ABFM Warning of ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with our partners at the American Board of Family Medicine to remove voluntary surrender of a license or practice privileges or voluntary limitations as cause for revoking Board Certification.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/newyork-i.mem.html

Resolution No. 410 (South Carolina A) - National Immunization Registry -- Congress of ... Restricted content. Login required.

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians advocate for a national immunization registry for children and adults that is web-based accessible, and be it further that the AAFP request the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to monitor a national ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/southcarolina-a.mem.html

Philip D. Cleveland, MD -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 20, 2019 - Resolution of Condolence for Philip D. Cleveland, MD, introduced by the Washington Chapter.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions-condolence/philip-cleveland.mem.html

Richard E. Rust, MD, FAAFP -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 20, 2019 - Resolution of Condolence for Richard E. Rust, MD, FAAFP, introduced by the Washington Chapter.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions-condolence/richard-rust.mem.html

Continuing Medical Education, AAFP Activities and Industry Funding

May 10, 2019 - Read the AAFP policy on maintaining control over its continuing medical education program's development and speaker selection.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/continuing-education.html

Comprehensive Care, Definition of

May 9, 2019 - Read the AAFP's definition of comprehensive care.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/care-definition.html

Comprehensive Care, Access to

May 9, 2019 - Read AAFP's support for healthcare access regardless of social or economic status.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/comprehensive-care.html

Tobacco: Preventing and Treating Nicotine Dependence and Tobacco Use (Position Paper)

May 9, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on the preventing and treating nicotine and tobacco use.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nicotine-tobacco-prevention.html

Physician Compensation for Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Oversight

May 8, 2019 - Read about the AAFP's policy on physician compensation for nurse practitioner and physician assistant oversight.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/compensation-oversight-nppa.html

Data Stewardship

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy regarding data stewardship.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/data.html

Medical Student Debt Relief

May 8, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP's support of medical student debt relief, a significant factor in family medicine as a career decision.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/debt-relief.html

Family Medicine Faculty

May 8, 2019 - Read about AAFP's policy on family medicine faculty.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/fm-faculty.html

Family Medicine, Specialist in

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's definition of specialty.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/fm-specialist.html

Impaired and Clinically Deficient Physicians

May 8, 2019 - Read about AAFP's definitions for and policies about impaired or clinically deficient physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/impaired-physicians.html

Marijuana Possession for Personal Use

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the use of marijuana.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/marijuana.html

Nurse Practitioners

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the role of nurse practitioners in an integrated practice environment and the physician's supervision role.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/nurse-practitioners.html

Payer Acceptance of Supplemental Data

May 8, 2019 - Learn about the AAFP's position on payer acceptance of supplemental data.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/payeraccept-supplementaldata.html

Payment, Physician

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the physician's responsibility to devise a reliable payment system.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/payment-physician.html

Payment, Non-Physician Providers

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's policy on payment for services delegated by non-physician providers.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/payment-providers.html

Physician Assistants

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP position on physician assistant training and payment for services provided by physician assistants.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/physician-assistants.html

Privileges, Documentation of Training and Experience

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's policy on the documentation of training and experience for residents and practicing physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-documentation.html

Privileges in Family Medicine Departments

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's recommendations of the establishment of family medicine departments and granting of hospital privileges.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/privileges-family.html

Professional Medical Liability, Lawsuits

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's opposition to the use of medical liability lawsuits as a means to pursue policy.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-medical-liability-lawsuits.html

Professional Medical Liability

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on the professional medical liability problem and its goals in advocating for patients and physicians.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/professional-medical-liability.html

Residency Training Leading to Dual Board Certification

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position on preferred three-year residency programs leading to board certification.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/residency-training.html

Resident and Student Leadership

May 8, 2019 - Read about resident and student leadership in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/resident-student.html

Teaching, Physician Responsibility

May 8, 2019 - Read the AAFP's support of physicians engaged in physician education and serving in an active teaching role.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/teaching-responsibility.html

Workforce Reform

May 8, 2019 - Read AAFP's recommendations of the reforms needed to address the family physician workforce.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/workforce-reform.html

2019 Resolutions -- Congress of Delegates Restricted content. Login required.

May 3, 2019 - Access the resolutions proposed at the 2019 Congress of Delegates Annual Session.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2.mem.html

Descriptions of Commissions Restricted content. Login required.

Apr 30, 2019 - Read descriptions of AAFP commissions, which are appointed by the Board of Directors.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/commissions/description.mem.html

Browse All AAFP Policies A-Z

Apr 24, 2019 - Browse all AAFP policies alphabetically.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/a-z.html

Comprehensive Primary Care Payment Calculator -- Programs and Initiatives

Apr 11, 2019 - The Comprehensive Primary Care Payment Calculator project team developed a tool designed to create specific examples for both practices and payers to better understand how a Comprehensive Primary Care Payment may be implemented. Physicians and payers can now explore new options for ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/future-family-medicine/calculator.html

Events and Opportunities

Apr 9, 2019 - Put your stamp on family medicine by participating as a speaker, poster presenter, exhibitor, or author at the AAFP.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/events-and-opportunities.html

New webinar program offers topics in HIV prevention -- Programs and Initiatives

Apr 5, 2019 - To promote awareness and education of HIV prevention measures, Gilead has launched a live webinar program where you can interact with HIV prevention experts with knowledge and background in primary care practice. These experts will be discussing topics that include information on ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/sponsored-resources/New-webinar-program-offers-topics-in-HIV-prevention.html

Center for Global Health Initiatives Advisory Board -- Programs and Initiatives

Mar 29, 2019 - Learn about the Center for International Health Initiatives (CGHI) Advisory Board member responsibilities. Applications due June 1, 2019.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/initiatives/global-health-initiatives/advisory-board.html

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