A 2009 policy resolution calling for the integration of evidence-based contraceptive care into the AAFP website, scientific meetings, CME courses and clinical guidelines.
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A 2011 policy resolution calling for state academy endorsement of the One Key Question, which requires doctors to routinely asses a person’s pregnancy intentions and to provide appropriate services as indicated.
A guide that outlines how to craft policy resolutions for professional organizations like the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
A 2011 policy resolution calling for Crisis Pregnancy Centers to disclose that the center is not a medical facility, that it does not perform or provide referrals for abortion or contraception, and that it is not bound by HIPAA requirements protecting confidentiality.
A 2009 policy resolution calling for the expansion of Title X funding for community health centers.
A 2005 policy resolution urging local insurers and regulators to establish fair and equitable professional liability insurance rates and health insurance reimbursement rates for family practice physicians who provide a range of services within their scope of practice.
A 2011 policy resolution calling for AAFP endorsement of the United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use.
A 2007 policy resolution to prevent the inadvertent violations of confidentiality that occur when health insurance explanations of benefits or medical bills are sent to the home. It allows adolescents and dependents to obtain confidential services without releases of their medical information to guardians.
This primer is a guide for organizing and advocacy within the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
A 2007 policy resolution urging the AAFP to engage in advocacy efforts to overturn the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortions.