Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is the state’s largest specialty physician association. With more than 4,200 members, MAFP is dedicated to assisting Family Physicians and their practices as they work to ensure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for patients of all ages.
News & Announcements
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, local health departments, and Academy continue to monitor an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has spread to other locations globally.
To help ensure healthcare professionals and facilities are fully enabled to provide the critical assistance and care needed in Michigan during this unprecedented public health emergency, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on March 29 to temporarily suspended scope of practice requirements.
To reduce spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable Michiganders, Gov. Whitmer has issued Executive Orders, several of which impact the healthcare community.
On March 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, the historic $2.2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package that previously passed the Senate on March 25. President Trump will sign the bill into law during a ceremony on March 27 at 4 pm ET. Provisions in the aid package aim to provide relief to the American people, economy, and healthcare system.
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