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In letters to policymakers, AACP reflects the inclusion or exclusion of pertinent issues in federal policy development. Letters to Congress and the Administration can be found on this page.

112th Congress

Letter to Members of Congress on the National Health Care Workforce Commission - Letter to United States House of Representatives and Senate leadership urging funding for the National Health Care Workforce Commission.

Letter to Members of Congress on the Unauthorized Manufacturing of Drug Products - Letter to members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate regarding unauthorized manufacturing of drug products and current regulations protecting patient access to high quality compounded medications.

Letter to Members of Congress on Sequestration - Letter to members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate seeking a balanced approach to budget deficit reduction, demonstrating the impact sequestration carries on discretionary programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration, such as those detailed in Title VII and Title VIII of the Public Health Services Act.

Letter to Members of Congress on the Gestational Diabetes Act - Letter to members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate seeking support for H.R. 2194/S. 1221 to reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes by supporting prevention programs to improve the health of women with gestational diabetes and their babies.

Letter to the United States House of Representatives on the July 18th House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education FY13 Funding Proposal  - Letter to members of the United States House of Representatives regarding the FY 2013 funding levels for programs of interest to U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy.

Letter to the Health Resources and Services Administration on the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program - Letter to the Bureau of Health Professions regarding the proposed changes to the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program.

Letter to Congress on Protecting the Prevention and Public Health Fund - Letter to members of both the United States Senate and House of Representatives encouraging the protection of the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

Testimony to the United States House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education - Description of the AACP FY12 funding level requests for programs of interest funded through the Departments of Health and Human Services and Education.

 

111th Congress

Letter to Senators Requesting Support for the Prevention and Public Health Fund  - Letter to Senators urging that they vote no on the Johanns Amendment to the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 in an effort to preserve the Prevention and Public Health Fund provisions in the Affordable Care Act.

Testimony to the United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education - Letter to Senators on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education regarding the FY 2011 funding levels for programs of interest to U.S. colleges and schools of pharmacy.

Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members of Congress on Health Reform Legislation - Letter to Senators Reid, Baucus, Grassley, Harkin and Enzi, and Representatives Pelosi, Hoyer, Rangel, Camp, Miller, McKeon, Waxman and Barton encouraging a continued effort toward passing health reform legislation.

Letter to Chairmen and Ranking Members of Congress on Health Reform Legislation - Letter to Senators Reid, Baucus, Grassley, Harkin and Enzi, and Representatives Pelosi, Hoyer, Rangel, Camp, Miller, McKeon, Waxman and Barton regarding the requests of academic pharmacy for consideration as the final health reform legislation is compiled.

Letter to Senator Inouye, Chairman of Appropriations - Letter to Senator Inouye recognizing the concensus regarding legislation funding programs under the authority of the United States Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education.

Letter to Congress on Health Reform Legislation - Letter to members of both the United States Senate and House of Representatives encouraging the passage of comprehensive healthcare reform legislation.

Pharmacy Stakeholders' Letter to Senate Leadership on MTM Provisions - Letter to Senator Baucus in support of health reform provisions that strengthen and support the delivery of medication therapy management services through pharmacists. Versions of this letter were also delivered to Senators Harkin, Reid, Durbin and Dodd, and Nancy-Ann Min DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform.

Medication Non-adherence Top Culprit in Health Care Waste - Letter to Senator Murkowski in support of health reform provisions that would improve patient adherence to medication regimens.

AACP Supports Healthcare System Reform - Letter to Members of Congress in support of healthcare system reform that increases affordability, access and quality in healthcare in the United States.

Pharmacy Stakeholders' Thank You to Congressman Butterfield - Letter to Congressman Butterfield in appreciation of his work representing pharmacy and medication therapy management services.

House Committees Letter on Health Reform- Letter to Representatives Miller, Waxman and Rangel regarding the legislative discussion released from the House Committees on Education and Workforce, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means on health reform.

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Letter on Health Reform: the Affordable Health Choices Act - Letter to Senators Kennedy and Enzi regarding the proposals to support the health professions workforce and the role academic pharmacy has in preventive care and wellness.

Senate Finance Committee Letter on Health Reform: Coverage - Letter to Senators Baucus and Grassley regarding the proposals to provide affordable coverage to all Americans.

Senate Finance Committee Letter on Health Reform: Quality - Letter to Senators Baucus and Grassley regarding the proposals to improve patient care and reduce healthcare cost.

110th Congress

Budget Conference Letter: June 2, 2008 - Letter to members of Congress including the House and Senate Budget Committees describing AACP's support of the conference report 110-659 accompanying SCR 70.

HEA Reauthorization Section 496(a)(5) - Letter to all members of Congress including those on the Senate HELP and House Education and Workforce Committees regarding potential amendments to 20 USC 1099b (a)(5) provisions that impact accreditation.

110th Congress: First Session Health and Education Issues - This document lists the health and education issues of importance during the 110th Congress and how academic pharmacy can help with those issues.

 

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