Policy & Advocacy Past News

  • 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.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— November 06, 2019

    Inside this edition of  Washington Weekly: AACN Board Member Dr. Lepaine Sharp-McHenry highlights Nursing Workforce Development Programs at HPNEC Congressional Briefing; AACN applauds CMS final rulemaking, which relieves burdens for APRNs; and Title VIII Reauthorization advances to Senate floor.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 30, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: Apply now - $10,000 Mentored Training Award supports evidence-based project focused on Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment practices; and Title VIII Reauthorization passes the House!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 23, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: AACN Members advocate for nursing education & workforce issues during the 2019 Capitol Hill Day; and Dr. Sally Cohen from NYU receives the 2019 Lois Capps Policy Luminary Award.

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 16, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: The House Education and Labor Committee’s bill reauthorizing the Higher Education Act invests in student financial aid and HBCUs; Submit your proposal for NIDA-AACN Mentored Training Award in SUD treatment by November 4; Get involved in AACN’s Fall Capitol Hill Day and Congressional Reception on October 21; and registration for AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit is now open!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 09, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President Trump signs Executive Order to protect and improve Medicare; ask your Members of Congress to cosponsor and pass Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization; and registration opens Monday, October 14 for AACN’s 2020 Student Policy Summit!

  • AACN's Washington Weekly

    Advocacy, Policy— October 02, 2019

    Inside this edition of Washington Weekly: President Trump signs continuing resolution to extend government funding; Senator Alexander introduces higher education reauthorization package; and the NIH invested $945 million in opioid research though the NIH HEAL Initiative.