As family physicians, we regularly care for children and families in our clinics and communities and see firsthand the needs that are not being met and/or the support that is lacking.
The Minnesota Legislature has introduced several bills in the 2021 legislative session that if passed will improve the health of children and families across our state: one focusing on paid family leave and two on early childcare and education.
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Dave Renner, CAE, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians legislative rep, shares updates on legislation regarding tobacco prevention, mid-year formulary changes, postpartum health care coverage and medical cannabis.
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Dave Renner, CAE, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians legislative rep, shares about Minnesota’s continued bipartisan support for telehealth (including telephone services) and recent movement in the House and Senate.
Read More Telehealth Moves in Both MN House & Senate
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Gun Violence Prevention Working Group members Emily Benzie, MD, and Pat Fontaine, MD, MS, share ways family physicians can take action to decrease gun violence through patient education and legislative advocacy.
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Dave Renner, CAE, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians legislative rep, shares the latest health care updates from the State Capitol, including more movement on telehealth expansion, a change for mandatory reporting, a flavored tobacco ban, medical cannabis modifications and more.
Read More Legislative Update: Telehealth, Mandatory Reporting, Medical Cannabis & More