Advocacy Activities

As part of its advocacy efforts, ARN routinely issues letters of comment addressing issues highlighted in the Health Policy Agenda. ARN is also frequently asked by organizations and coalitions to sign onto letters relevant to the rehabilitation and nursing communities.

115th Congress, 1st Session (January 4, 2017–January 1, 2018)

ARN Urges CMS to Rescind Home Health Proposed Rule

ARN Stresses Importance of Maintaining Access to Rehabilitation Services and Devices

ARN provides recommendations on Provider Statutory & Regulatory Relief Initiative

ARN Urges Congress to Improve access to affordable, comprehensive care for all Americans, including those with disabilities and chronic conditions needing rehabilitation services and devices

ARN Supports Repeal of Therapy Caps

ARN Supports Increased Funding for Rehabilitation Research and Education Programs

ARN Thanks House and Senate Leaders for Introduction of the Home Health Planning and Improvement Act

ARN Submits Comments to CMS on FY 2018 SNF PPS

ARN Submits Comments to CMS on FY 2018 IRF PPS

ARN Comments on Proposed Changes to LTCH Prospective Payment System

ARN Concerned with Proposed Budget Cuts

ARN Joins Hundreds of Organizations in Urging Congress to Increase the FY 2018 302(B) Subcommittee Allocation

ARN Supports National Nurses Week Statement

ARN Signs on to Maintain Access to Rehabilitation and Habilitation Services

ARN Supports the Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act

ARN Supports Recommendations on NIDILRR's Strategic Plan

ARN Supports Fiscal Year 2018 Funding Request for Nursing Programs

ARN Supports Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act

ARN Supports Legislation Repealing Therapy Caps

ARN Congratulates Secretary Tom Price on Confirmation

ARN Comments on AHA/ASA Intracerebral Hemmoraghe Performance Measures

ARN Submits Letter of Support for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Supervision Legislation

To view past communications, visit the archives page.