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Members of the U.S. Congress
Find your FEDERAL U.S. Representatives HERE (includes social media links)
The map below provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory.
Link to Contact Your: State Representatives/Legislators
Link to Contact Your: State Governor
Link to Contact Your: State Medical Board
Link to Contact Your: State Controlled Substance/Narcotics Board
Link to Contact Your: State Insurance Commissioner
Link to Contact Your: State Pharmacy Board
Link to Contact Your: State PDMP
Link to Contact Your: State Health Department
Link to Contact Your: State Medical Society
Link to Contact Your: State Medical Association
State ACLU Chapters: HERE
LOCAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS and OTHER EVENTS IN YOUR STATE .
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Health Care and Medical Organizations
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.
American Medical Association promotes the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health and continues to be the leading advocate for physicians and their patients.
American Health Care Association provides information on long-term care including issue papers, links to U.S. Government reports and databases, and more.
American Academy of Family Physicians preserves and promotes the science and art of family medicine and ensures high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages.
American Health Information Management Association is the community of professionals engaged in health information management, providing support to members and strengthening the industry and profession.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is a home to research centers that specialize in major areas of health care research such as quality improvement and patient safety, outcomes and effectiveness of care, clinical practice and technology assessment, and health care organization and delivery systems. It is also a major source of funding and technical assistance for health services research and research training at leading U.S. universities and other institutions
The American Academy of Medical Management serves as an educational resource in the U.S. for people working in the business side of health care.
The College of American Pathologists, the principal organization of board-certified pathologists, serves and represents the interest of patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.
Institute of Medicine is a nonprofit organization for science-based advice on matters of biomedical science, medicine, and health. The Institute provides a vital service by working outside the framework of government to ensure scientifically informed analysis and independent guidance.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), an independent and not-for-profit organization, is the predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. The organization is frequently referred to as a watchdog for the managed care industry.
Health Law Organizations
The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) is an educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) addresses the security and privacy of health data and establishes national standards for electronic health care transactions.
State Legislative Database Search offers key-word searching of all Internet accessible state legislatures.
US Code of Federal Regulations is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
Telemedicine, Technology & Health Law is Alan S. Goldberg's site on telemedicine, health law, fraud and abuse and related issues.
THOMAS provides Congressional legislative information via the Internet.
Kaiser Family Foundation provides access to resources and information on major areas of health care policy, including narrated slide lectures, research, data, and policy analysis.
Health Care News and Ppublications
America's Health Insurance Plans is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. Their website provides information about health care news and policy updates.
FierceHealthcare provides healthcare management news for healthcare industry executives.
Modern Healthcare provides healthcare business and policy news, research and information
Committee Hearing Room
2141 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
H.R. 5046, the “Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016”; H.R. 5052, the “Opioid Program Evaluation Act”;H.R. 2137, the “Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015”;H.R. 5048, To require a study by the Comptroller Ge...
... Scheduled H.R. 5046, the “Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016”; H.R. 5052, the “Opioid Program Evaluation Act”; H.R. 2137, the “Federal Law Enforcement .
Conyers Lauds House Passage of Bill to Help Combat Opioid Epidemic & Save Lives
... applauded House passage of H.R. 5046, the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 which passed by a vote of 413-5. The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 authorizes $103 million per year from .
AHEAD OF REPUBLICANS’ POLITICALLY DIVISIVE JUDICIARY HEARING TO CONNECT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC TO ANTI-IMMIGRANT POLICIES & RHETORIC, JUDICIARY DEMOCRATS CALL FOR REAL HEARINGS TO ADDRESS OPIOID CRISIS
... of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic,” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler ... to hold a real hearing to appropriately examine the ongoing opioid epidemic in America. In their letter, the Members wrote ,
LETTER: NADLER/RASKIN/JUD DEMS TO GOODLATTE RE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA
LETTER: NADLER/RASKIN/JUD DEMS TO GOODLATTE RE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA
Issues: Civil Justice ,
Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. for the Hearing on “Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction Medicine” Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law
I hope that there are some broader lessons that we can draw ... witnesses should discuss the real-life consequences of the opioid addiction epidemic and the impact of rising prices for medications that ...
Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. in Support of H.R. 5046, the “Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016”
the “Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016.” H.R. 5046 is an important complement to ... of a major public health crisis caused by prescription and opioid abuse. It is a crisis that affects Americans of all ages, races, and ...
NADLER’S STATEMENT FOR THE HEARING ON THE “CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS IN THE OPIOID ABUSE CRISIS”
“Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I welcome today’s ... to explore ways we can best address the crisis of opioid abuse in our country. I believe it is critical that we do so, in order ...
HOUSE COMMITTEE LEADERS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR OPIOID PACKAGE
“We support this bipartisan package as a first step in fighting the opioid epidemic. This final deal includes key priorities that our members ...
The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
... of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic Subcommittees: Immigration and Border ...
Challenges and Solutions in the Opioid Abuse Crisis
Challenges and Solutions in the Opioid Abuse Crisis Witnesses: Kristen Holman ...
Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction Medicine
Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction ...
Ahead Of Public Meeting Wednesday, Democratic CARA Conferees Call For Addition Of Real Funding To Combat Opioid & Heroin Addiction
... to provide critical resources to respond to the nation’s opioid and heroin epidemic. In a letter to Conference Committee ... and the Senate, and similar funding levels for combatting opioid addiction were included in the president’s FY2016 budget request.
NADLER: TRUMP BUDGET DOES NOT REFLECT OUR VALUES
... officers to our streets, prevent gun violence, prevent opioid abuse, prevent those incarcerated from re-offending, and guide young ... gaps in the system.
Opioid Epidemic : To fight the opioid epidemic, we need to invest more ...
Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. for the Conference Committee on S. 524, the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act”
The crisis of opioid abuse and addiction clearly requires our immediate attention. In ... by opioids and heroin. Each day, 78 Americans die from an opioid overdose. Fortunately, we now have better ways of addressing issues ...
Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2374, the Stop STALLING Act
... resulted in dramatically increasing the cost of combatting opioid abuse, a serious nationwide public health crisis. In 2016, together with ... from its sale of Suboxone film, and it deprived victims of opioid addiction and medical practitioners the benefits of generic competition. ...
This Week in the House Judiciary Committee (September 19-23)
Commercial and Antitrust Law Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction ...
Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5133, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019
... case, a drug manufacturer with a life-saving medication for opioid addiction, changed the form of the treatment from tablets to a ...
House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Prison Reform Legislation
... evaluation of the current pilot program to treat heroin and opioid abuse through medication assisted treatment.