ACOFP Advocacy & Legislative Priorities

The ACOFP’s advocacy and legislative initiatives focus on those issues that impact osteopathic family physicians and their patients through the efforts of the Washington D.C. based lobbying firm Alston & Bird.

The 2018 Principals of Health Care System Reform lists the details of the important issues and state its position in representing osteopathic family physicians.


•  Family Physician Shortage
•  Improved Outcomes and Reduced Costs Through Primary Care
•  Family Medicine Model of Care
•  Vulnerable Populations
•  Opioid Crisis


ACOFP has submitted comment letters to several government departments on important issues which impact the future of osteopathic family medicine.