Federal Advocacy

ACR Members Lobbying

The ACR has a robust federal advocacy program which engages Congress on issues affecting our members and patients. To advance our policy agenda, ACR is supported by a grassroots network of physicians and health professionals and its political action committee, RheumPAC. In addition to a daily lobbying practice, the ACR brings in members from around the country semi-annually to meet with their lawmakers in Congress and discuss issues important to their practice, research, and patients.

Learn about legislative action, policy priorities, and how you can help ensure the voice of rheumatology is heard in Washington, D.C.

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Federal Advocacy Key Issues

Find out more about federal issues that matter to you and your patients.

Policy Positions

Read about action on federal priority issues for the rheumatology community.

Letters to Policy Makers

See how ACR is working on legislation at the federal level.

Advocacy Tools and Resources

Access tools to increase your knowledge and engagement at the federal level.

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