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  • Who Made the List?

    The 2012 RheumPAC Annual Report is now available online. Thank you to all who contributed in 2012. Your support is critical to RheumPAC's success!

    Read the Annual Report
  • Contact Congress about important issues affecting Rheumatology

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  • Improve Patient Access

    Contact your lawmaker today to support legislation to limit high cost-sharing requirements for specialty tier medications.

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Join your colleagues for an interactive discussion and stay up to date on current legislative and regulatory issues. Visit the ListServe Communities page and select "acradvocacy" to subscribe today.

Read RheumWATCH

Keep up to date with the latest advocacy efforts and see how you can get involved. Watch your e-mail for our biweekly member e-blast, RheumWATCH. See past issues on the archives page.

Advocates for Arthritis

Through Advocates for Arthritis, the ACR is offers members advocacy training and opportunities to meet with members of Congress and their staffs to discuss current legislative issues affecting the rheumatology community. Additionally, Advocates for Arthritis offers networking opportunities to discuss issues affecting their practices and patients. The ACR covers the travel costs of members who participate in the annual trip to Capitol Hill.

The ACR encourages both returning and new advocates to apply for participation. To ensure the program reaches new advocates and new congressional offices, there is an application process and not all applicants are accepted. See how you can get involved >