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Understanding Patients' Literacy Level is Crucial Step in Care

Understanding Patients' Literacy Level is Crucial Step in Care

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/understanding_patients_literacy_level_is.html

What Patients Don't Know Can Hurt Them

What Patients Don't Know Can Hurt Them

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/what_patients_don_t_know.html

Working With the Family of Family Medicine

Working With the Family of Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/working_with_the_family_of.html

Hit the Pause Button on Meaningful Use

A bill has been introduced in Congress that includes many of the changes the AAFP has advocated for regarding the Meaningful Use program. AAFP Senior Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin outlines the need for change, the proposed legislation, and how ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/hit_the_pause_button_on.html

AAFP Takes SGR Message to Capitol Hill

AAFP Takes SGR Message to Capitol Hill

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_takes_sgr_message_to.html

AAFP Teams Up With NFL Foundation to Raise Concussion Awareness

AAFP Teams Up With NFL Foundation to Raise Concussion Awareness

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_teams_up_with_nfl.html

Are You the Leader We're Looking for?

Are You the Leader We're Looking for?

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/are_you_the_leader_we.html

Breadth of Opportunities in Family Medicine Intrigues Medical Students

Breadth of Opportunities in Family Medicine Intrigues Medical Students

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/breadth_of_opportunities_in_family.html

More Than Meets the Eye: Value of Small Practices Shouldn't Be Ignored

More Than Meets the Eye: Value of Small Practices Shouldn't Be Ignored

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/more_than_meets_the_eye.html

Political Conventions Offer Opportunities to Deliver Our Message

Political Conventions Offer Opportunities to Deliver Our Message

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/political_conventions_offer_opportunities_to.html

A New Assembly Experience: Discussing Real Issues; Providing Real Answers

A New Assembly Experience: Discussing Real Issues; Providing Real Answers

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/redesigned_assembly_experience_discussing_real.html

Residencies Face Barriers to Teaching PCMH

Residencies Face Barriers to Teaching PCMH

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/residencies_face_barriers_to_teaching.html

Walk the Talk: Students, Residents Step Up to Support AAFP Advocacy Efforts

Walk the Talk: Students, Residents Step Up to Support AAFP Advocacy Efforts

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/walk_the_talk_students_residents.html

Patients, Physicians, Payer Benefit From Primary Care Investment

By investing in primary care, a BlueCross BlueShield program has helped reduce hospital admission rates by 19 percent and reduced readmissions by 20 percent while reducing spending by more than $600 million in a four-year period. Participating primary care practices have reaped ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/patients_physicians_payer_benefit_from.html

Democrats Hear AAFP's Message About Health Care

Democrats Hear AAFP's Message About Health Care

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/democrats_hear_aafp_s_message.html

Docs Seeking Strong Connection to Patients Could Find it in Rural Practice

Docs Seeking Strong Connection to Patients Could Find it in Rural Practice

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/docs_seeking_strong_connection_to.html

Do Your Patients Know How Health Care Reform Will Affect Them?

Do Your Patients Know How Health Care Reform Will Affect Them?

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/do_your_patients_know_how.html

Let's Make Ourselves -- and Family Medicine -- Stronger in 2012

Let's Make Ourselves -- and Family Medicine -- Stronger in 2012

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/let_s_make_ourselves_and.html

On Air: AAFP President Engages With Students in Online Forum

On Air: AAFP President Engages With Students in Online Forum

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/on_air_aafp_president_engages.html

Patient Encounter Offers Reminder About Finding Work-Life Balance

Patient Encounter Offers Reminder About Finding Work-Life Balance

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/patient_encounter_offers_reminder_about.html

When It Comes to Mentoring, Both Giving and Receiving Are Important

When It Comes to Mentoring, Both Giving and Receiving Are Important

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/when_it_comes_to_mentoring.html

Country in Crisis: Addressing our Addiction Epidemic

The AAFP is working with Congress and federal agencies to address the nation's growing drug addiction epidemic while ensuring that family physicians are able to care for patients in a manner that is free of unnecessary regulatory burdens. Vice President of Advocacy, Practice Advancement...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/country_in_crisis_addressing_our.html

Center Provides Important Lesson on Where We Came From

Center Provides Important Lesson on Where We Came From

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/center_provides_important_lesson_on.html

Delegates to Debate Policy, Select Academy Leaders

Delegates to Debate Policy, Select Academy Leaders

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/delegates_to_debate_policy_select.html

Make a Difference Beyond the Exam Room: Join an Academy Commission

Make a Difference Beyond the Exam Room: Join an Academy Commission

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/make_a_difference_beyond_the.html

Feeling Detached: Lessons from Being a Patient (Again)

Feeling Detached: Lessons from Being a Patient (Again)

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/feeling_detached_lessons_from_being.html

SGR Patch Helps, but Medicare Payment Issue Requires Permanent Solution

SGR Patch Helps, but Medicare Payment Issue Requires Permanent Solution

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/sgr_patch_helps_but_medicare.html

AAFP Advocacy Promotes Compassionate Care

After years of advocacy efforts, public policy has begun to align with AAFP policy in regards to advance care planning. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin looks at how the 2016 Medicare physician fee schedule would ensure that family physicians are ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/aafp_advocacy_promotes_compassionate_care.html

Chapter Meetings Shine Light on Constituent Issues

Chapter Meetings Shine Light on Constituent Issues

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/chapter_meetings_shine_light_on.html

Congress Fails Medicare Patients and Their Physicians

Congress Fails Medicare Patients and Their Physicians

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/congress_fails_medicare_patients_their.html

Nurse Practitioners No Substitute for Physician-led Team

Nurse Practitioners No Substitute for Physician-led Team

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/nps_no_substitute_for_physician.html

From Classroom to Med School and Back: Why I Love Teaching

From Classroom to Med School and Back: Why I Love Teaching

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/from_the_classroom_to_med.html

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly … A Tale of Three Bills

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly … A Tale of Three Bills

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/the_good_the_bad_and.html

Moving from Meaningless to Meaningful Use

The flawed meaningful use program does not move our health care system closer to widespread adoption of electronic health records, and it is time for a change. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin explains why the Academy is launching an advocacy ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/moving_from_meaningless_to_meaningful.html

Medical Students Need Washington to Do More

Medical Students Need Washington to Do More

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/medical_students_need_washington_to.html

Preparing for Match Grueling but Rewarding

Preparing for Match Grueling but Rewarding

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/preparing_for_match_grueling_but.html

Strength in Numbers for Small, Solo Practices That Work Together

Strength in Numbers for Small, Solo Practices That Work Together

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/strength_in_numbers_for_small.html

Preventing the Medicare Payment Cut

Preventing the Medicare Payment Cut

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/preventing_the_medicare_payment_cut.html

The Challenge of Working With Health Plans

The Challenge of Working With Health Plans

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/the_challenge_of_working_with.html

AAFP Members Set Academy's Course at Congress of Delegates

AAFP Members Set Academy's Course at Congress of Delegates

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_members_set_academy_s.html

Asking Tough Questions About Abuse Can Save Lives

Asking Tough Questions About Abuse Can Save Lives

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/asking_tough_questions_about_abuse.html

Step Up to Help Curb Teen Medication Abuse

Step Up to Help Curb Teen Medication Abuse

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/family_physicians_can_help_curb.html

Medicare and Medicaid: 'Doing the Right Thing for Those in Need'

Medicare and Medicaid provide coverage for 120 million Americans, but creation of the programs initially met with fierce opposition. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin looks back at the evolution of the programs as they approach their 50th anniversaries.

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/medicare_and_medicaid_doing_the.html

Getting Health Care Right, Even as We Change It

Getting Health Care Right, Even as We Change It

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/getting_health_care_right_even.html

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/giving_thanks.html

Not So Fast: AAFP Urging FTC Scrutiny of Health Industry Mergers

Mergers in the health industry-whether hospitals, health systems, or health insurance companies-can increase costs and decrease competition. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin explains how the Academy is fighting business deals that are bad for ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/not_so_fast_aafp_urging.html

Adaptive Sports, Peer Support Give Patients New Perspective

Adaptive Sports, Peer Support Give Patients New Perspective

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/adaptive_sports_peer_support_give.html

Dedicated Medical Students Drawing Peers to Family Medicine

Dedicated Medical Students Drawing Peers to Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/dedicated_medical_students_drawing_peers.html

Proposal Offers Hope for SGR Solution

Proposal Offers Hope for SGR Solution

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/proposal_offers_hope_for_sgr.html

Shaping the Future of Family Medicine

Shaping the Future of Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/shaping_the_future_of_family.html

Youth Need Minority Physicians to be Role Models, Mentors

Youth Need Minority Physicians to be Role Models, Mentors

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/youth_need_minority_physicians_to.html

ICD-10 Is Inevitable. Be Ready.

With the clock ticking down to the 2015 rollout of ICD-10, family physicians are preparing themselves and their practice staff for the transition. Identifying resources to help smooth the transition, the need for end-to-end testing, and role of family physicians in preventing ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/icd_10_is_inevitable_be.html

Two Sentences That Changed My Life

Two Sentences That Changed My Life

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/two_sentences_that_changed_my.html

As Flu Reaches Epidemic Proportions, Protect Yourself and Patients

As Flu Reaches Epidemic Proportions, Protect Yourself and Patients

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/as_flu_reaches_epidemic_proportions.html

Physicians Sticking With Medicare … for Now

Physicians Sticking With Medicare … for Now

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/physicians_sticking_with_medicare_for.html

Spreading Our Message

Spreading Our Message

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/spreading_our_message.html

U.S. GME Results Not Aligned With Need

U.S. GME Results Not Aligned With Need

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/u_s_gme_results_not.html

It’s Time to Revolutionize GME -- Not Simply Reform It

Family physicians from across the nation will gather this week in Washington, D.C., for the AAFP’s 2015 Family Medicine Congressional Conference. One of the key issues up for discussion is the need to change our nation's graduate medical education system.

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/it_s_time_to_revolutionize.html

Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/countdown_to_zero.html

Nearing the Finish Line

Nearing the Finish Line

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/nearing_the_finish_line.html

Protect Funding for Primary Care Training

Protect Funding for Primary Care Training

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/protect_funding_for_primary_care.html

Scientific Assembly Gets High Marks From FPs, But Can We Do Better?

Scientific Assembly Gets High Marks From FPs, But Can We Do Better?

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/scientific_assembly_gets_high_marks.html

Time for a National Conversation About Gun Violence

Time for a National Conversation About Gun Violence

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/time_for_a_national_conversation.html

Final Thoughts on the SGR; A Look Ahead at MACRA

President Obama signed the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 into law on April 16, which eliminates the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin looks at what MACRA ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/final_thoughts_on_the_sgr.html

COGME Report Puts Family Medicine on Priority List

COGME Report Puts Family Medicine on Priority List

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/cogme_report_puts_family_medicine.html

Residents Can Attest to Demand for FPs

Residents Can Attest to Demand for FPs

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/i_ve_got_a_job.html

Technology Brings New Meaning to Being There for Patient

Technology Brings New Meaning to Being There for Patient

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/technology_brings_new_meaning_to.html

Grateful for Opportunity, Eager to Serve

Grateful for Opportunity, Eager to Serve

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/grateful_for_opportunity_eager_to.html

How Family Physicians Can Help Solve the SGR Issue

How Family Physicians Can Help Solve the SGR Issue

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/how_you_can_help_solve.html

Connecting Family Physicians to Communities in Need

Without Congressional action, funding for the National Health Service Corps is scheduled to end on Sept. 30. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin outlines the benefits of the program, which currently has 9,000 physicians, dentists, and other primary ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/connecting_family_physicians_to_communities.html

Family Medicine on the Right Course

Family Medicine on the Right Course

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/family_medicine_on_the_right.html

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/happy_holidays_from_the_aafp.html

New Partnership Aims to Strengthen Academy's Efforts With RUC, CMS

New Partnership Aims to Strengthen Academy's Efforts With RUC, CMS

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/new_partnership_aims_to_strengthen.html

RUC's Failings Shouldn't Deter Student Interest in Family Medicine

RUC's Failings Shouldn't Deter Student Interest in Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/ruc_shouldn_t_deter_student.html

WIC One Example of How Shutdown Could Hurt Our Patients

WIC One Example of How Shutdown Could Hurt Our Patients

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/wic_one_example_of_how.html

March Madness Goes Into Overtime

A solution to the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula may finally be within our reach. The House of Representatives voted to repeal the SGR on March 26. The Senate, however, has not yet acted on the issue. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/march_madness_goes_into_overtime.html

On the Hill

On the Hill

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/on_the_hill.html

Taking Family Medicine's Message to Washington

Taking Family Medicine's Message to Washington

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/taking_family_medicine_s_message.html

The Path That Brought Me Here

The Path That Brought Me Here

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/the_path_that_brought_me.html

When Congress Is Ready to Listen, We're Ready to Talk

When Congress Is Ready to Listen, We're Ready to Talk

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/when_congress_is_ready_to.html

Your Support Helps AAFP Foundation Make a Difference

Your Support Helps AAFP Foundation Make a Difference

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/your_support_helps_aafp_foundation.html

Challenges, Hope for Small Practices and PCMH

Challenges, Hope for Small Practices and PCMH

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/challenges_hope_for_small_practices.html

National Event Can Open Students' Eyes to What Primary Care Is Really About

National Event Can Open Students' Eyes to What Primary Care Is Really About

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/national_event_can_open_students.html

Family of Family Medicine Now Under One Roof in Washington

Family of Family Medicine Now Under One Roof in Washington

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/family_of_family_medicine_now.html

Stand Up for Family Medicine

Stand Up for Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/stand_up_for_family_medicine.html

United Healthcare Acknowledges Payment Shortcomings

United Healthcare Acknowledges Payment Shortcomings

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/united_healthcare_acknowledges_payment_shortcomings.html

SGR Deadline Looms; ACA Faces SCOTUS Challenge

A full repeal and replace bill regarding the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula is expected to be considered soon by Congress. With a March 31 deadline approaching to avoid a drastic Medicare payment cut, AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/sgr_deadline_looms_aca_faces.html

SGR: Time to say goodbye to a familiar foe

Medicare will implement the largest and most damaging payment cut in its history in less than 30 days, as a result of the flawed and failed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin details how family physicians can ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/sgr_time_to_say_goodbye.html

AAFP Member Census: Five Minutes to Help the Academy Help Us

AAFP Member Census: Five Minutes to Help the Academy Help Us

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_member_survey_five_minutes.html

A Conversation About Fair Payment

A Conversation About Fair Payment

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/a_conversation_about_fair_payment.html

Great American Smokeout Offers Another Opportunity to Help Patients Quit

Great American Smokeout Offers Another Opportunity to Help Patients Quit

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/great_american_smokeout_offers_another.html

Creating A Medical Home is About Improvement, Not Checking Boxes

The process to become a recognized medical home should be focused on practice and performance improvement rather than completing a check list for a third-party company. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin has more.

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/creating_a_medical_home_is.html

Working for You: An Update From the AAFP Board Meeting

Working for You: An Update From the AAFP Board Meeting

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/board_of_directors_meeting.html

Fine Fellows

Fine Fellows

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/fine_fellows.html

Thankful for Family and Family Medicine

Thankful for Family and Family Medicine

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/thankful_for_family_and_family.html

The Backbone of American Health Care: Serving Small Practice Family Physicians

The number of regulatory burdens family physician face-meaningful use, PQRS, and ICD-10 to name a few-is daunting, especially for small practices. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin highlights the resources the Academy has developed to help practices ...

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/the_backbone_of_american_health.html

New Members of Congress Get Orientation From AAFP, Other Physician Groups

New Members of Congress Get Orientation From AAFP, Other Physician Groups

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/aafp_brings_together_new_members.html

Many Thanks

Many Thanks

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/many_thanks.html

Tell Congress to Preserve Medicaid Parity Payments

Tell Congress to Preserve Medicaid Parity Payments

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/tell_congress_to_preserve_medicaid.html

Finding a Way Forward, Together

Finding a Way Forward, Together

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https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/finding_a_way_forward_together.html

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