We are now in the midst of an election year, and complex political dynamics coupled with a budgetary environment means there is much at stake. We must ensure that we are speaking with one voice to protect the issues and programs important to Family Medicine.
Based upon input collected from members and the MAFP Advocacy Committee, MAFP has released its 2018 advocacy priorities, which are organized into five categories:
- Increasing access to care for all
- Investing in the primary care workforce
- Reforming the payment and delivery system
- Reducing physician administrative burden
- Preserving public health and safety