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Calling ALL Pain Warriors, It's NOW or NEVER!Calling ALL Pain Warriors, It's NOW or NEVER!
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How to Contact Your State & Federal Officials

Learn How to Get in Touch with Your Local,  State and Federal Elected Leaders 


Contact Federal Elected Officials


  • Contact the president of the United States by filling out the online contact form or by calling the White House switchboard at 202-456-1414 or the comments line at 202-456-1111 during business hours.


  • Federal Government—Browse phone and email directories for federal agencies and officials.


  • Federal Advisory Committees—Access the database that federal agencies use to manage an average of 1,000 government-wide advisory committees.


  • Rulemaking—Participate in the federal rulemaking process by commenting on proposed rules.


Members of the U.S. Congress


Find your FEDERAL U.S. Representatives HERE   (includes social media links)


  • Contact Your U.S. Senator—Find your senator's contact and biographical information, and view a Senate organizational chart.


Senate Links




  • House Committee Offices—Learn about the bills, agencies, programs, and issues that House committees are reviewing.

House Links


State Legislative Session Calendar

The map below provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory.
http://www.statescape.com/resources/legislative/session-schedules.aspx

Links to STATE Government & Regulatory Agencies:

Find Your State Government  & Regulatory Agencies:


Link to Contact Your:  State Representatives/Legislators


Link to Contact Your:  State Governor  


Link to Contact Your:  State Attorney General &  State Consumer Protection Offices


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


Link to Contact Your:  State Pain Society & ASIPP


State ACLU Chapters: HERE


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 LOCAL TOWN HALL MEETINGS and OTHER  EVENTS IN YOUR STATE .  


FIND UPCOMING EVENTS HERE

 


JOIN THE COALITION OF 50 STATES ADVOCACY GROUP IN YOUR STATE 

 

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State Legal & Legislative Resources

State Legislative Session Calendar


The map below provides information on legislative sessions in each state, district and territory. http://www.statescape.com/resources/legislative/session-schedules.aspx


Legislative


Regulatory



States and Territories


Legal Links


General Sources

Federal Agencies & Health Care Organizations


Addiction Technology Transfer Center 

NetworkAlliance for Safe Online Pharmacies

U.S. American Academy of Pain Management

American Academy of Pain Medicine

American Association for the Treatment of Opiod Dependence

American Chronic Pain Association

American Dental Association

American Hospital Association (AHA)

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

American Pain Society

American Pharmacists Association (APHA)

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)

American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud

Federation of State Medical Boards

Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA)

National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)

National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA

National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators

National Association of State Alcohol/Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)

Pain and Policy Studies Group

PDMP Training & Technical Assistance Center

Pharmaceutical Research and  Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

State Pain Policy Advocacy Network



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.




Legislative Information


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



Publications


American Journal of Public Health 


Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law


The New England Journal of Medicine 


PubMed/MEDLINE  


Journal of the American Medical Association 


American Journal of Public Health 


Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 


PubMed/MEDLINE 


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