The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) federal advocacy team shares an update about their recent work, including responding to the public health emergency unwinding, addressing the primary care workforce shortage, endorsing the Kids’ Access to Primary Care Act, supporting policies addressing substance use disorders and more.
Read More AAFP Federal Advocacy Update, February 2023
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares the latest health-care-related updates from the Minnesota Legislature, including highlights from last week’s hearing on the Minnesota House Health and Human Services omnibus bill; the extension of the state’s reinsurance program; movement to pass opioid legislation; and support for addressing health care worker mental health and well-being.
Read More 2022 MN Legislative Session Update: Health & Human Services Omnibus Bill, Reinsurance Program Extended + More
The Minnesota Senate followed the Minnesota House’s lead by passing legislation to address the opioid epidemic with a strong bipartisan vote. MAFP legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares about what’s different in the House and Senate opioid bills, currently being negotiated in conference committee.
Read More Opioid Bills Now in Negotiations
MAFP legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares about an opioid stewardship bill that cleared the Minnesota House in March 2019.
Read More Opioid Stewardship Bill Passes MN House