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AAFP Letter on Senate Consideration of ACA Repeal Legislation
The US Senate voted yesterday to pass a “Motion to Proceed” to begin debate on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The motion passed the Senate by one vote (51-50), with the tie breaking vote coming from Vice President Mike Pence.
Join Your Colleagues at the 2017 Family Medicine Summit!
The CAFP Family Medicine Summit gives students, residents and family medicine experts from across the state a unique opportunity to get together for one day only.
FP Essentials Call for Authors
FP Essentials is currently soliciting proposals from authors on the following topics: Musculoskeletal Therapies, Physician Well-being, Allergy and Asthma and Headache. Authors receive a $4,000 honorarium for preparing a manuscript and seeing it through to publication. Click below to learn more about submitting a proposal.
CAFP Strongly Opposes the Senate Health Care Overhaul Bill
U.S. Senate leadership recently released the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the bill this week, estimating that under the BCRA, 49 million people (nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population) would be uninsured in ten years, shattering previous historical rates of uninsured individuals and nearly doubling the current rate. If passed, the BCRA would represent the largest rollback of the social safety net in American history.
Legislature Passes Budget Funding Medi-Cal Pay and Primary Care Residencies
Thanks to the tremendous grassroots advocacy of the CAFP Residency Network, CAFP Key Contacts, our Government Relations team and advocacy partners in Sacramento, the Legislature passed a State Budget that increases Medi-Cal physician payment and saves ​last year's $100 million allocation to the Song-Brown Physician Training Program, which provides grants to primary care residency programs in underserved areas treating underserved populations. ​

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