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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

MAFP Advocates for a Michigan Health Care Plan that Protects Patients and Preserves Physician-led Team-based Care

This week the Michigan House Health Policy Committee heard testimony on several bills in a newly introduced bipartisan health care plan. While MAFP supports several of the bills in the 15-bill package, it opposes others that have the potential to erode continuity of care and physician oversight.

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COVID-19 Relief Packages Invests in PPP

Congress passed a bipartisan $900 billion COVID-19 relief package on Dec. 21 that includes $284 billion to re-open the Paycheck Protection Program.

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AAFP and MDHHS Provide Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Staying up to date on the latest COVID-19 vaccine information can be a challenge. This makes AAFP's AAFP's and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' COVID-19 vaccine webpages valuable resources for family physicians.

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Health Can't Wait Bill Stalls in House

The House adjourned for the session on Dec. 21, without taking a vote on Senate Bill 612. The new goal is to work with the opposition and sponsor to bring back the vital aspects of the prior authorization reform legislation and begin moving again in the new legislative term that starts in January.

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