Advocacy

The NCAFP works aggressively to advance health policy that improves and strengthens the specialty of family medicine and primary health care in North Carolina. The Academy is a leading voice in many state health initiatives and actively engaged in helping impact NC's delivery system.

Advocacy News

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Proposed State Budget Offers Mixed Bag

Leaders of the NC General Assembly in Raleigh released the conference committee report for the budget rectifying differences between the House and Senate yesterday. The latest proposal contains several positives but also a number of anticipated hurdles. While its overall impact on healthcare is still being determined, the proposal did clarify one thing: Medicaid expansion […]

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NC Delegation to Barnstorm Capitol Hill to Advocate for Family Medicine

A delegation of nine from the NCAFP will be joining hundreds of others from across the nation as part of AAFP’s annual Family Medicine Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event will begin this coming Monday (5/20), with NCAFP representatives hearing presentations on several national Family Medicine issues, including the general importance of primary care/family […]