Nicole Berning, MS, BCBA, of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, shares about the importance of autism screening and early referral, outlining practice considerations for family physicians and primary care providers as well as resources for screenings, interventions, follow ups and more.Read More Autism Screening & Early Referral
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) lobbyist Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update from the Capitol, highlighting current movement on legislation on LARC coverage and abortion access, meetings with legislators about the MAFP’s priorities, support for paid family leave and banning conversion therapy and more.Read More MN Legislative Update: LARC Coverage, Abortion Access, Paid Leave & Conversion Therapy
In recent years, Minnesota Academy of Family Physician (MAFP) members have put through several (adopted) resolutions/policies addressing single-payer health care and the need to ensure all Minnesotans have equitable access to health care.
MAFP member Mark Brakke, MD, chairs Health Care for All Minnesota, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting affordable, high quality health care for every Minnesotan through advocacy, education and community organizing. We asked Brakke to share about single payer health care and his work with Health Care for All Minnesota.Read More Taking Action on Single-Payer Health Care
With the start of the 2023 legislative session, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) lobbyist Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update from the Capitol, highlighting the Protect Reproductive Options Act and work to improve investment in primary care.Read More Minnesota Legislative Session Begins
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) federal advocacy team shares an update about efforts to avert Medicare payment cuts and streamline prior authorization processes; recommendations on cybersecurity policies in health care; work to increase vaccine uptake; and more.Read More AAFP Federal Advocacy Update, December 2022