IAFP Lobbying

Scope of Advocacy

Government relations advocacy at the Illinois state capitol building for the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians requires vigilant tracking of legislation and regulatory activity on a variety of policy areas, including but not limited to:

  • Scope of Practice

  • Telehealth Services

  • Medicare & Medicaid

  • Preventive Care & Medical Screenings

  • Controlled Substances & Opioids

  • Tobacco & Related Products

  • Immunizations & Vaccines

  • Workforce Development

  • Healthcare Equity

  • Mental Health

Legislator advocacy can also directly involve members in their communities, developing relationships with their legislators. Click below for more information.