MAFP Contributes to Senator Stabenow’s “Health Care Check In” Discussion

MAFP Chief Executive Officer Karlene Ketola and Legislative Liaison Matt Black were honored to attend U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s “Health Care Check In” in East Lansing on September 6 to contribute to the conversation about Michigan’s healthcare needs from the family medicine perspective.

Senator Stabenow has been holding “Health Care Check In” discussions across the state to hear first-hand from patients, providers, and other stakeholders about their challenges and needs. From hospitals, VA clinics, and pharmacies to mental health and addiction treatment programs, home health, and school based clinics, Senator Stabenow is visiting a broad range of healthcare providers and practitioners across Michigan this year to help showcase innovative programs and services, as well as discuss ways to improve services and bring down costs.

As Ranking Member of the Health Care Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Senator Stabenow plays an instrumental role in addressing federal healthcare policies.