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November 9, 2020

As Minnesota pediatricians, our utmost concern is for the health and wellbeing of children, both here within our state and elsewhere in the world. Recent findings published in Pediatrics by MNAAP member Charles Oberg, MD, MPH, FAAP, and others, rightly calls out the treatment of migrant children crossing the southern border of the United States, including sleep […]

October 20, 2020

In MNAAP’s recent all-member survey, 89 percent of respondents said they foresee increased use of telemedicine with patients in the future. However, they cited a number of concerns moving forward, such as ensuring reliable Internet connection, determining when telemedicine is or is not appropriate, protecting patient confidentiality, and integrating interpreters for those who don’t speak […]

October 13, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $20 billion in Phase 3 CARES Act provider relief funding will be released to providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Phase 3, providers who have already received Provider Relief Fund payments may apply for additional funding. Previously ineligible providers, including those […]

October 6, 2020

An open letter drafted by Climate Health Now and several other organizations is being circulated to offer physicians and other medical professionals the opportunity to support climate protection measures. The letter is non-partisan and does not support particular candidates. In the body of the letter, it states, “We need leaders to protect our health and our climate […]

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