The Minnesota Legislature convened on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, to begin what is expected to be a five-month session. Dave Renner, CAE, our legislative rep, shares a recap of these first weeks and reviews the Minnesota Academy of Family Physician’s legislative priorities for 2021.Read More The Start of the 2021 Legislative Session
This month’s violent insurrection—with symbols of white supremacy on display—has been deeply troubling and unsettling for many of our members, leaders and patients. The challenge presented to our democracy is another reminder that in order to achieve health equity we all need to be active participants against racism and advocates for equal rights, equal protection under the law and equal access to public programs, services and opportunities for ALL people.Read More MAFP Response to Insurrection & Commitment to Antiracism Work
During the one-day special session on December 14, 2020, the seventh special session this year, the Minnesota Legislature passed an omnibus bill (HF 19) by large bipartisan majorities that extends coverage for telehealth services.Read More Telehealth Coverage Extended
The start of the 2021 Minnesota legislative session is just weeks away. Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares his take on what to expect for health care (and, more specifically, family medicine).Read More 2021 Legislative Preview
This message from MAFP President Andrew Slattengren, DO, FAAFP, about using “see one, do one, teach one” to support each other through these unprecedented times, originally appeared in the fall 2020 publication of the Minnesota Family Physician magazine.Read More See One. Do One. Teach One.