Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 21, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN schools continue engagement in precision medicine; and HRSA announces its new health workforce data dashboard.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 14, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN leads nomination of nurses to federal advisory committees; AACN participates in the Primary Care Stakeholder Meeting; and the Bipartisan Policy Center hosts discussion on rural health care.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— August 07, 2019

    The Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule drops medical record redocumentation requirement for APRNs and PAs; and President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 into law, allowing Congress to pass funding bills before September 30th deadline. 

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 31, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN's Guide to Advocacy: August 2019 Edition is now available to use while Members of Congress are back home in their states/districts connecting with constituents. AACN encourages its members to contact their legislators and continue to advocate for priorities that improve our nation's health care. View the August Recess toolkit.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 24, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The National Academy of Medicine holds the Future of Nursing 2030 Philadelphia Town Hall; Axios' event focuses on policy and practice in the future of pain management; and Title VIII Reauthorization advances to the House floor.

  • House Committee Advances Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization

    Advocacy, Policy— July 17, 2019

    AACN commends the House Energy and Commerce Committee for advancing H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019, out of Committee. 

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 17, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition advances out of the House; Energy and Commerce Committee is considering Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization today; and the President signed an Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health.

  • U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Included in House Passed National Defense Authorization Act

    Policy— July 12, 2019

    AACN applauds the House of Representatives for including the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act (H.R. 2056) in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

  • House Subcommittee Takes First Step and Advances Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization

    Policy— July 11, 2019

    AACN applauds the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for advancing the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 by a unanimous voice vote. 

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— July 10, 2019

    In this week's Washington Weekly,  Title VIII news, AACN endorses bill to help graduate students, and the U.S. Nurse Cadet Corps Service Recognition Amendment advances.