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
Family physician and former State Representative Alice Mann, MD, MPH, is running for a seat in the Minnesota Senate. We asked her about her time in the Minnesota House, why she’s now campaigning for the Minnesota Senate and why she believes it’s more important than ever for practicing physicians to get involved in politics and advocacy.
Read More Alice Mann, MD, MPH: A Call (Back) to Act
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) federal advocacy team shares an update about Medicare payment cuts and Congressional action needed, the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act, the advancement of prior authorization legislation, student debt and the REDI Act and continued advocacy for COVID-19 relief funding.
Read More AAFP Federal Advocacy Team Update