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Neurosurgery Urges Congress to Increase NIH Funding and Expresses Concern with NIH Restructure Proposal

Last updated: July 15, 2024
Dear Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro: The undersigned organizations are writing to share our opposition to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LaborHHS) Appropriations bill as currently written. We are extremely concerned about the cuts to public health and biomedical research programs, including the $48 billion […]
  • Biomedical Research
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Neurosurgery Recommends GME Policy Options to U.S. Senate 

Last updated: June 25, 2024
Dear Chairman Wyden and Sens. Menendez, Cornyn, Cassidy, Bennet, Tillis, Cortez Masto, and Blackburn: The nearly 50 undersigned members of the Graduate Medical Education Advocacy Coalition (GMEAC) appreciate the opportunity to respond to the Bipartisan Medicare Graduate Medical Education (GME) Working Group’s Draft Proposal Outline and Questions for Consideration. Our groups appreciate your bipartisan efforts […]
  • Graduate Medical Education
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AANS and CNS Join Alliance in Recommending GME Policy Options to Senate

Last updated: June 25, 2024
RE: Bipartisan Medicare GME Working Group Draft Proposal Outline Dear Chairman Wyden and members of the Bipartisan Medicare GME Working Group: The Alliance of Specialty Medicine (the “Alliance”) represents more than 100,000 specialty physicians and surgeons across 16 specialty and subspecialty societies and is deeply committed to improving access to specialty medical care through the […]
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Neurosurgery Urges House to Fund Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program

Last updated: June 10, 2024
Dear Chair Cole, Chair Aderholt, and Ranking Member DeLauro: On behalf of organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children and adolescents, we write to thank you for your continued support of the Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program (PSLRP, Public Health Service Act Sec. 775) and request $30 million in funding for PSLRP […]
  • Graduate Medical Education
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Neurosurgery Urges Senate to Fund Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program

Last updated: June 10, 2024
Dear Chair Murray, Vice Chair Collins, Chair Baldwin, and Ranking Member Capito: On behalf of organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children and adolescents, we write to thank you for your continued support of the Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program (PSLRP, Public Health Service Act Sec. 775) and request $30 million in […]
  • Graduate Medical Education
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Neurosurgery Supports GME Funding Legislation

Last updated: June 10, 2024
Dear Representatives Schneider, Kuster, Valadao, Carey, and Kelly: On behalf of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Advocacy Coalition, the over 40 undersigned organizations offer our support for the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Act of 2024 (H.R. 7050). This thoughtful, bipartisan legislation would provide Medicare support for an additional 1,000 new graduate medical education (GME) positions […]
  • Graduate Medical Education
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AANS and CNS Support Legislation Banning Electronic Funds Transfer Fees

Last updated: June 10, 2024
Subject: Support for the No Fees for EFTs Act Dear Representatives Murphy, Griffith, Bera, Miller-Meeks, Kilmer, and Schrier, On behalf of the Regulatory Relief Coalition (RRC), a coalition of national physician specialty organizationsseeking to reduce regulatory burdens that interfere with patient care, we are pleased to support the No Fees forEFTs Act (H.R. 6487). The […]
  • Reimbursement and Practice Management
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Neurosurgery Joins Trauma Coalition Letter Urging Reauthorization of Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA)

Last updated: June 10, 2024
Dear Leaders Schumer and McConnell, Speaker Johnson, and Leader Jeffries: The undersigned organizations write to encourage swift passage of the Pandemic All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA), legislation that is vital to improving the nations response to public health and medical emergencies, ensuring readiness against emerging threats. Our organizations know firsthand that trauma systems serve as critical […]
  • Emergency/Trauma Care and Stroke
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Neurosurgery-Led Coalition Endorses Prior Auth Reform Legislation

Last updated: June 10, 2024
The Honorable Mark Green, MDU.S. House of Representatives2446 Rayburn House Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515 Subject: Support for Reducing Medically Unnecessary Delays in Care Act Dear Representative Green: The Regulatory Relief Coalition (RRC), a coalition of national physician specialty organizations seeking to reduce regulatory burdens that interfere with patient care, is pleased to support H.R. 5213, […]
  • Reimbursement and Practice Management
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Neurosurgery Joins Coalition in Urging Prior Auth Reform

Last updated: June 10, 2024
The Honorable Michael Burgess, ChairHealth Care Task ForceHouse Committee on the BudgetU.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, DC 20515 Via: hbcr.health@mail.house.gov Dear Congressman Burgess: The Regulatory Relief Coalition is pleased to have the opportunity to respond to the Budget Committee Health Care Task Force’s August 25, 2023, Request for Information (RFI), soliciting input on actions Congress could […]
  • Reimbursement and Practice Management