Priorities for Upcoming Legislative Session

As the upcoming legislative session approaches, beginning on February 6, it is essential to understand and support the legislative priorities that will ensure the welfare of our members, and our patients. Our priorities are in no particular order and are of significant and equal importance.

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Family Physicians Aim to Build on Advocacy Wins in 2024

Family physicians spent a lot of time in 2023 advocating for policies and regulations that would improve patient care. The American Academy of Family Physicians applauds Congress and health care agencies for implementing changes to strengthen access to care and ensure that physicians have the tools and resources they need to continue providing high-quality, longitudinal primary care to patients. 

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Deadline Approaching to Renew Your Membership

Your membership provides you with an invaluable platform for learning, networking, and collaboration in the family medicine field. Pay your dues before March 1, 2024, to continue reaping these benefits. You can utilize AAFP QuickPay or directly reach out to the AAFP membership team at 800-274-2237 to assist you through the process.

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G2211 Add-on Code: What It Is and When To Use It

The care you provide your patients is complex and comprehensive. G2211 will help you get paid more accurately for it. Starting January 1, 2024, use this new add-on code alongside office/outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) codes to receive additional payment for the high-value visits you provide.

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Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds

Welcome to Family Medicine Advocacy Rounds—the American Academy of Family Physicians’ monthly tip sheet to educate, engage, and update you on the latest policy issues affecting family physicians and their patients. Download the September issue here.

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Dr. Steve Furr’s Speech to the AAFP Congress of Delegates

It is time. We can no longer afford to choose our elected leaders on the basis of a canned seven minute talk and the answers to questions that have been pulled from a cardboard box. We need hard scientific evidence to inform our decision. That’s why today, at this first in person meeting of the…

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AAFP Delegates Choose New Leaders for 2022-23

As president-elect, Furr serves on the Board’s executive committee, chairs the Board’s Subcommittee on Strategic Planning and Development and is a member of the Board’s Screening Subcommittee. Based on his interest or expertise, he may chair one of the Academy’s task forces or other Board-appointed work groups. He will routinely participate in AAFP cluster meetings,…

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Creating a Community of Immunity

August is National Immunization Awareness Month Vaccines are one of the best preventive health tools we have. But vaccine misinformation is a real threat to public health and with increased hesitancy, deadly disease outbreaks will happen. We raise family physician voices and support you in important patient conversations. Read the whole article on the AAFP…

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