Advocacy News

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.

Advocacy Accomplishments

See a summary of ACR's advocacy efforts in the 2020 Advocacy Year in Review.

Press and Public Statements

View the latest rheumatology news, including press releases and public statements about current advocacy issues affecting ACR and ARP membership in the Newsroom.

ACR@Work Newsletter

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.

November 25, 2020 - Copay Accumulator Delay, Election Implications for Rheumatology & More

November 12, 2020 - New ACR/ARP Leaders, Opposing Copay Accumulators & More

October 22, 2020 - Valuing Cognitive Care, Lupus Nephritis Treatment Assessment & More

October 8, 2020 - 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, More Provider Relief Funds & More

September 24, 2020 - Virtual Advocates for Arthritis, SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Guidance & More

September 10, 2020 - Advocating for Arthritis, 2021 MIPS Payment Adjustments & More

August 27, 2020 - Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, Provider Relief Fund & More

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