The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) federal advocacy team shares an update about their recent work to help strengthen Medicare, ban noncompete clauses, streamline prior authorization processes, promote health equity and more.
Read More AAFP Federal Advocacy Update, April 2023
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
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares the latest health-care-related updates from the Minnesota Legislature, including movement on improving how health care payment data is collected and reported, a preceptor tax credit, rural training grants, limiting mid-year formulary disruptions and more.
Read More 2022 MN Legislative Session Update: Health Care Payment Data, Preceptor Tax Credit & More
Minnesota Help Me Connect is an online service navigator that helps physicians/clinicians connect pregnant and parenting families with young children (birth-age 8) with services in their community that support healthy child development and family well-being.
Read More Online Navigator Connecting Patients With Young Kids With Needed Services
The number of rural family doctors providing obstetric care is falling. Many small, rural communities are at risk of losing OB services, and maternal mortality continues to be significantly higher in rural areas. Family medicine doctors with advanced OB training are needed now more than ever.
Read More We Need Family Docs With Advanced OB Training