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.

For the most up to date news regarding ACR advocacy efforts, be sure to follow @ACRheumDC on Twitter.

Advocacy Accomplishments

See a summary of ACR's advocacy efforts in the 2021 ACR Advocacy Annual Report.

Advocacy Priorities

See an overview of the ACR’s 2022 Advocacy Priorities for the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and state governments.

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.

May 12, 2022 - Advocacy Leadership Conference Underway, Paxlovid Updates & More

April 28, 2022 - Beating Workforce Shortages, May Fly-in Preview & More

April 14, 2022 - Relief Fund Reporting Reopened, Saline Shortage & More

March 24, 2022 - Insurance Subcommittee Updates, State White Bagging Legislation Trends & More

March 10, 2022 - MIPS Reporting Updates, Breen Act Passed & More

February 24, 2022 - Advocacy Annual Report, Caring for the Uninsured & More

February 10, 2022 - New Certification Option, JAK Inhibitor Boxed Warning & More

Social Media

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.

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