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
GUEST POST: Twenty-one Minnesota children have become ill with measles in the Twin Cities area since June 2022. The case count will likely increase due to recent exposures in school and child care settings as well as in unvaccinated children who have recently traveled to countries where measles is endemic. In this guest post, the Minnesota Department of Health shares reminders on actions health care providers can take to help prevent future cases of measles.
Read More Measles on the Rise in Minnesota
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) federal advocacy team shares an update about the release of the 2023 Medicare physician fee schedule, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act which has now become law, the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade and its negative impact on the patient-physician relationship, the current state of the COVID-19 public health emergency and what’s to come as well as delays for the Appropriate Use Criteria Program.
Read More AAFP Federal Advocacy Team Update, July 2022
2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Update: Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update on the status of primary care payment reform, gives a recap on recent bills introduced that would interfere with vaccine access, shares more on what we’re following with the Governor’s budget proposal as well as provides updates on frontline worker pay and workers’ compensation legislation.
Read More 2022 MN Legislative Session Update: Payment reform, Vaccine Access, MinnesotaCare Buy-IN & More
Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, provides an update on the Minnesota House passage of the Health and Human Services budget bill and the Minnesota Senate passage of the telehealth bill.
Read More Health & Human Services Budget & Telehealth Passage