The ACR is your source for advocacy news impacting your practice, patients, and the rheumatology subspecialty. In addition to staying on top of ever changing policies and political landscapes for our members, we are often invited to give statements, provide comments, or work with lawmakers to promote new policies.
For the most up to date news regarding ACR advocacy efforts, be sure to follow @ACRheumDC on Twitter.
See a summary of ACR's advocacy efforts in the 2021 ACR Advocacy Annual Report.
See an overview of the ACR’s 2022 Advocacy Priorities for the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and state governments.
View the latest rheumatology news, including press releases and public statements about current advocacy issues affecting ACR and ARP membership in the Newsroom.
The ACR publishes a bimonthly electronic newsletter for members with the latest news and activities relating to advocacy and policy updates, practice management, insurance issues, and more. See the latest issues.
August 11, 2022 - ACR Concerns About Proposed Ultrasound Cuts, PBM Scrutiny in Florida & More
July 28, 2022 - The ACR Speaks Out to Maintain Access to Reproductive and Rheumatology Healthcare
July 14, 2022 - Reproductive Rheumatology & Fallout from the Dobbs v. Jackson Decision
June 23, 2022 - ACR Successfully Advances AMA Policies at House of Delegates Meeting & More
June 9, 2022 - BREAKING: FTC to Investigate PBMs; Also, ACR Members Meet with Congressmembers
May 26, 2022 - Advocacy Stories From the Hill, Support Boost for Prior Authorization Bill & More
May 12, 2022 - Advocacy Leadership Conference Underway, Paxlovid Updates & More
Be sure to follow the ACR on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. For advocacy specific updates, follow @ACRheumDC on Twitter. ACR often interacts with lawmakers, posts pictures, circulates articles, and more. Get engaged and join the conversation.