Key issues pursued by the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians that passed in the 2020 Minnesota Legislative Session included Tobacco 21, prior authorization reform, drug price transparency, emergency and affordable insulin program, scope of practice provisions and COVID-19 response legislation. Read our session recap from legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, for a more detailed session summary.Read More MN Legislative Session 2020 Wraps
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, provides an update on executive orders amending restrictions to elective surgeries and on interstate license reciprocity.Read More Elective Surgeries & Interstate License Reciprocity
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians wants to arm family docs across Minnesota with the tools and resources to reach out to legislators, the media and your communities about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting primary care. See sample talking points, story/messaging tips and additional resources to help you advocate for the proper financial infrastructure and support for our front line healthcare workers and clinics.Read More Advocating for Primary Care During COVID-19 & Beyond
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians President Renée Crichlow, MD, shares a message of thanks and encouragement with Minnesotans for their continued help in flattening the curve and slowing the spread of COVID-19.Read More Thank You, MN, for Helping to Flatten the Curve!
You may have heard the COVID-19 pandemic, with its obvious widespread effects, referred to as “the great equalizer.” But, like every public health crisis throughout history, COVID-19 is NOT an equalizer of disparities and inequity; it is a magnifier.Read More COVID-19, Magnifier of Inequity