March 8, 2024

ACP Advocate

ACP Policy News

ACP Recommends Ways to Better Meet Health Care Needs of the Unhoused Population

Calls for an effective, evidence-informed, sustainable and sufficiently funded long-term strategy to address homelessness.

Congressional News and Perspectives

ACP Champions Reauthorization of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

Passage of the reauthorization bill would expand the national education and awareness campaign and continue to provide solutions to reduce health care worker burnout.

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chronic Drug Shortages in the U.S.

ACP weighed in with statement in favor of legislation that ensures price transparency, allows drug price negotiation and bolsters the competitive market for generic drugs.

In Case You Missed It

Advocacy News From ACP

Joint Letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Regarding National Standards of Practice
Statement with other physician groups calling for the Department of Veteran Affairs to address the flaws in the National Standards of Practice development process.

Internal Medicine Physicians Support Efforts to Restore and Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care
ACP statement supporting efforts to restore access and protect individuals and institutions who provide in vitro fertilization (IVF) services.

Internal Medicine Physicians Emphasize Importance of Following Evidence-Based Guidance to Control Measles Outbreaks
ACP statement expressing concern about recent measles outbreaks in the U.S. and the spread of misinformation about vaccination guidelines.

Coalition Letter to House in Support of H.R. 6205, the Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act
Letter in support of legislation that would help initiate a one-time recapture of up to 40,000 unused employment-based visas, so they can strengthen and provide stability to the U.S. health care system.


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