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From the College: Advocating for Rheumatology: A Patient’s Perspective
I have made it my personal goal to ensure that future patients don’t have to go through the same uncertainty and delayed treatment that I went through.
From the College: American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Advocates for Improved Access to Critical Treatments
The ACR is promoting federal legislation to eliminate high cost sharing for specialty tier medications in all states.
From the College: Magnify Rheumatology’s Legislative Impact this Month
Members of the ACR’s Executive, Government Affairs, and RheumPAC Committees, along with the Affiliate Society Council, attended 75 meetings with legislators and their staff. These meetings are critical to advancing awareness of rheumatology and the issues affecting your profession and patients.
From the College: ACR's Advocacy Toolkit
Ways to contact your member of Congress; tips for communicating with your member of Congress; ways to get patients involved; and donloadable briefs, posters, and brochures.
From the College: ACR Partners with Patient Organizations
The ACR met with representatives from 14 patient advocacy organizations in Washington, D.C., to discuss mutual advocacy and legislative objectives.
From the College: ACR Leaders to Converge on Capitol Hill
In early March, leading members of Congress and other key policymakers will meet face to face with volunteer leaders of the ACR.
From the College: Rheumatology Professionals and Patient Advocates Take Their Stories to Capitol Hill
The ACR’s annual Advocates for Arthritis conference, September 19–20, brought more than 120 rheumatologists, rheumatology health professionals, and patient advocates to our nation’s capital. Attendees, representing 37 states, met with more than 175 congressional offices, sharing their stories of access to care, treatment, and the importance of research.
From the College: Learn How the ACR is Advancing Rheumatology on Capitol Hill
While you are at the 2011 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting learning about the latest advancements in rheumatologic care, stop by the Advocacy kiosk at the ACR Resource Center to discuss the latest developments in health policy. Currently, medicine is on the verge of great change with Congress discussing everything from physician payment reform to cuts to biomedical research and medical liability reform. The ACR advocates on behalf of the rheumatology profession and our patients and is actively pursuing...
From the College: ACR Talks to Congress about Physician Payment Reform
This year, key congressional committees that oversee healthcare have held hearings on the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and are discussing various payment reform options. The ACR has submitted testimony to the key committees encouraging Congress to: