Letters to Policy Makers
Rheumatology advocacy involves several branches of government and various agencies. ACR advocates to Congress, federal agencies, and others by writing or signing on to various policy letters.
2024 Federal Advocacy Letters
ACR Joins Letter to Senate Health, Education, Pension, and Labor Committee (HELP) Leaders in Support of the “Resident Education Deferred Interest (REDI) Act” to Combat Medical Student Loan Debt – 6/6/2023
As a Leading Member of the Regulatory Relief Coalition, ACR Thanks Congress for the Hearing “Examining Health Care Denials and Delays in Medicare Advantage” and Urges Continued Oversight of the use of Prior Authorization by Medicare Advantage - 5/26/2023
ACR Joins Coalition Letter to Congress Endorsing The Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act Which Would Fund 14,000 Additional Graduate Medical Education Training Positions Through Medicare – 5/8/2023
ACR Joins Letter to House Original Co-Sponsors of the Strengthening Medicare for Patients and Providers Act Thanking them for the Legislation Which Would Apply a Permanent Inflation-Based Update to the MPFS Conversion Factor – 5/3/2023
ACR Joins Coalition Letter Asking Congress for $732 million for NIAMS within the NIH in the FY2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bills – 3/3/2023