Legislation and Public Affairs

The key to health care and public affairs legislation is communication, teamwork and doing your homework! The involvement of individual physicians and their spouses/partners is vital to the success of any grassroots advocacy efforts. Alliance members can make a difference when contributing input for medical family issues and current legislation. Want to learn more about some of the leading advocacy issues outlined by the many states working with AMA?

Interested in learning more about some of the leading advocacy issues outlined by the many states working with AMA? 

  • including topics like scope of practice
  • drug pricing transparency
  • ending the opioid epidemic
  • prior authorization
  • telemedicine
  • protecting access to coverage

For more information, click on the image below.

Top AMA advocacy issues 2018

Tool Kit

Advocacy Network and Action

  • Find Your Local, State and National Legislator

  • AMPAC - The bipartisan political action committee of the American Medical Association

  • Belle Chenault Award for Political Participation is sponsored by AMPAC every two years to recognize physician spouses for their volunteer activities in state or federal political campaigns

Advocacy Events

Advocacy Topics