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.
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Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update on the status of Minnesota’s budget bill and the need for a special session.
Read More Legislative Update: Budget Deal Reached
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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Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update on recent movement in the Minnesota legislature with regard to prior authorization and prohibiting midyear formulary changes, increasing insulin access, reducing the harms of tobacco and nicotine and improving postpartum coverage.
Read More Midyear Formulary Changes, Insulin Access & More Legislative Updates