Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 22, 2020

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Only two months left until AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit – register today; the All of Us Research Mini-Grant Program’s application period closes January 27; AACN attends the CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation initiative.

  • Apply for an All of Us Research Mini Grant to Accelerate Improved Health Outcomes

    Advocacy, Policy— January 22, 2020

    AACN recently released a third call for applications for the All of Us Research Program Mini-Grant Awards.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 15, 2020

    In this week's Washington Weekly, apply for the All of Us mini grant, check out HRSA's Nurse Faculty Loan Program, and read about the FUTURE Act.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— January 08, 2020

    In this week's Washington Weekly, check out AACN's Government Affairs and Policy Year in Review.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 18, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Congress unveils year-end minibus spending bills, which include funding for a number of AACN's top priorities.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 11, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN reiterates funding request to appropriators; Honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Student Aid Alliance; and Non-Opioid Choice advocates present solutions at Voices Summit.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— December 04, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Register for AACN’s webinar on the NIH All of Us Research Program on December 10; Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee announced their call for nominations; and reserve your spot at AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit today.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 20, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Government Affairs Committee Chair Testifies before the House Committee on Small Business; National Rural Health Day is November 21; and amplify the nursing voice with AACN’s Nursing Voices, Nursing Votes campaign.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 13, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Students explore careers in the health professions; and 2020 Student Policy Summit registration is open. 

  • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Makes Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

    Policy— November 07, 2019

    On November 1, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two final rules for Calendar Year 2020, the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Systems.