Advocacy

AANEM member and Advocacy Advisor, Peter Grant, MD, and AANEM Health Policy Director, Millie Suk, JD, MPP, attended the spring meeting of the National Physicians’ Council for Healthcare Policy (NPCHCP) in Washington, D.C. on March 19-20.  Dr. Grant serves as a Vice Chair of the NPCHCP. The focus of the meeting was wide-ranging, looking at ways to reform MACRA to preserve private and rural practice in the current legislative efforts to restructure America’s health care system.
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Contact Your Legislators

How to Call Your Legislators

Talking to your legislator is key to making a difference.  You need to however be sure to be prepared before your call to make it the most effective.  To prepare:
Guidelines for calling your legislators are included on page six in the Legislative Advocacy Guide.



How to Write Your Legislators

Personal letters outlining key points of an issue are an effective tool when communicating with legislators. Letters should be brief and to the point. Letters are the main source used by legislators to assess their constituencies’ views.

Guidelines for writing to your legislators are included on page seven in the Legislative Advocacy Guide.



 
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