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Government Affairs Information & Materials

AAOMS Governmental Affairs advocates on behalf of the specialty by monitoring federal and state legislative and regulatory issues, encouraging member action through grassroots participation, and backing candidates who support the goals of the specialty through OMSPAC. For additional governmental affairs updates please check out the AAOMS Advocacy E-Newsletter.

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Type Title Date
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Senate HELP Committee Regarding Opioid Epidemic Oct. 02, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to Congress Requesting Support for HR 3535 - Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2017 Sep. 29, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Letter of Support to Rep. Ruiz for HR 2574 - Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act Sep. 26, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Recommendation Letter to House Ways and Means Regarding the Red Tape Relief Project Sep. 22, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter on NCOIL's Out-of-Network Balance Billing Transparency Model Act Sep. 06, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Comment Letter on NCOIL's Out-of-Network Balance Billing Transparency Model Act Aug. 31, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - Aug. 15 Aug. 28, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees - Support for National Institutes of Health Funding Jul. 19, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - July 18, 2017 Jul. 18, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Letter of Support to Rep. Carter - Dental and Optometric Care Access Act (HR 1606) Jul. 11, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, ODC Letter to Senate Finance and H.E.L.P. Committees - Pediatric Oral Health Care Jun. 26, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - June 20, 2017 Jun. 20, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, ODC Letter to Senate Committees on Finance and Budget- Support of Oral Healthcare in Medicaid Jun. 09, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - May 16, 2017 May. 16, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, HLC Letter to Congress for Repeal of the Independant Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) May. 09, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, ODC Comment Letter to Senate HELP Committee - Proposals to Reauthorize and Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 Apr. 26, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, ODC Comment Letter to House Education and Workforce Committee - Proposals to Reauthorize and Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 Apr. 26, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, FNIDCR Letter to Senate/House Members of Subcomittee on Labor, Health and Human Services regarding FY 2017/2018 Budgets - 4/19/17 Apr. 24, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letters to House Education and Workforce Committee - Proposals to Reauthorize and Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 & Support Letter for H.R. 1615, the Student Loan Refinancing Act Mar. 31, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - March 21, 2017 Mar. 21, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Request for Oral Health Protection in ACA Replacement Feb. 27, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - Feb. 21, 2017 Feb. 21, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Letter of Support for H.R. 372 to House Judiciary Committee - Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 Feb. 17, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Letter of Support for H.R. 372 to House Judiciary Committee - Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 Feb. 16, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Organized Dentistry Coalition Support Letter for S. 108- Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017 Jan. 31, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - Jan. 20, 2017 Jan. 20, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, FDA Issues Ban on Most Powdered Gloves Jan. 10, 2017
Government & Advocacy News, 2017 Governors and Legislatures Dec. 14, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, Joint Letter to Congress for Repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Dec. 07, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition letter in support of FY 2017 NIDCR funding levels Sep. 21, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, Grassroots Alert: Ask HHS to Delay Enforcement of ACA Non-Discrimination Requirements Aug. 09, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS joins ODC in sending letter to Rep. Kristi Noem in support of her legislation (HR 5406) to expand access to care for individuals living on Indian Reservations Jul. 13, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, Grassroots Alert: Protect Safe Anesthesia care for our Veterans – Urge the US Department of Veterans Affairs not to abandon the doctor-nurse team model for our nation’s veterans Jun. 17, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS comments in opposition to VA proposed rule on CRNA independent practice Jun. 14, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Sen. Richard Durbin Re: Prescription Drug Abuse May. 27, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, ODC Letter on FSA's to House Ways and Means Health subcommittee May. 18, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS submits support letter to Rep. Clark (D-MA) and E&C Health Subcommitte on HR 4955, the Reducing Unused Medications Act of 2016 Apr. 20, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS sends support letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for S. 2578, the Reducing Unused Medications Act of 2016 Details Apr. 18, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS joins ODC in signing on to letter of support urging the Senate to provide funding to re-establish a Chief Dental Officer at the Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA Mar. 24, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS joins ODC in signing on to letter of support urging the House to provide funding to re-establish a Chief Dental Officer at the Health Resource Services Administration (HRSA) Mar. 24, 2016
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - December 18 Dec. 18, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, 2016 Governors and Legislatures Dec. 10, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter sent to Rep. Renee Ellmers re: HR 3309, a bill to provide greater flexibility for providers participating in the "Meaningful Use" (MU) program Dec. 01, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Comment Letter to Rep. Tom Price re: HR 3100, the Medical Practice Freedom Act of 2015 Dec. 01, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Support letter sent to Rep. Buddy Carter re: HR 3323, a bill to cap fees on non-covered services Dec. 01, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Letter of support to Rep. John Fleming re: HR 3006, the Helping Save Americans’ Health Care Choices Act of 2015 Dec. 01, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition letter to U.S. House of Representatives re: commemorating the 70th anniversary of community water flouridation (H.Res. 416) Nov. 05, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to US Senate Re: Opposition to Amendment Included in the FDA Safety and Innovation Act (S. 3187) that Would Reclassify Hydrocodone-containing Combination Products as Schedule II Jun. 22, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - June 19 Jun. 19, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - May 15 May. 15, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to Congress re: Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) May. 07, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - April 15 Apr. 15, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - March 27 Mar. 27, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to House Ways and Means Committee Re: Support for the RAISE Health Benefits Act Mar. 03, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Advocacy E-Newsletter - February 20 Feb. 20, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to House Judiciary Committee Re: Support for the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act (HR 494) Feb. 18, 2015
Government & Advocacy News, 2015 Governors and Legislatures Dec. 16, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to US Senate Re: Restoration of Funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Nov. 20, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to US Senate Leaders Re: opposition to the Conference Accountability Act of 2014 (S 1347) Sep. 18, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to Department of HHS Re: Purchase of dental plans on the Federally Facilitated Exchanges Aug. 27, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to the FDA Re: Innovative Disposal Systems, Technologies or Designs to Prevent or Deter Misuse and Abuse of Opioid Analgesics Jun. 10, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to CMS Re: Interpretive Guidance on Provider Non-discrimination Jun. 10, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to DEA Re: The Reclassification of Hydrocodone-containing Combination Drug Apr. 08, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to HHS Re: The Reclassification of Hydrocodone-containing Combination Drug Mar. 19, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Key Provisions Summary Updated Feb. 17, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to the Bureau of Health Professions Re: Update to the NPDB Guidebook Feb. 14, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, 2014 Governors and Legislatures Feb. 12, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Joint Comment Letter to the FDA Re: Proposed Rule to Require Prior Notification of by Manufacturers of a Drug Shortage Jan. 24, 2014
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to Leaders of Labor, HHS, and Ed. Committee Re: Prevention of Funding for Alternative Dental Provider Demonstration Projects Dec. 18, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to CMS Re: the Approach to Hospital Equipment Maintenance as a Condition of Participation Nov. 26, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Congressional Committee Leaders Re: Medicare Physician Payment Reform Nov. 13, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Short documentary captures the issue of prescription drug abuse through the eyes of teens Nov. 12, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Paulsen (R-MN) Re: The Family Health Care Flexibility Act (HR 1248) Sep. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Sen. Johanns(R-NE) Re: The Family Health Care Flexibility Act (S 610) Sep. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Gosar (R-AZ) Re: The Dental Insurance Fairness Act (HR 1798) Sep. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Sen. Cornyn (R-TX) Re: The Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act (S 351) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Gosar (R-AZ) Re: The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act (HR 911) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Sen. Hatch (R-UT) Re: The Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act (S 232) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Paulsen (R-MN) Re: The Protect Medical Innovation Act (HR 523) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Petri (R-WI) Re: The ExCEL Act (HR 1716) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Support Letter to Rep. Roe (R-TN) Re: The Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act (HR 351) Sep. 10, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to CMS Re: Potential Release of Medicare Physician Data Sep. 09, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Comment Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee Re: Opposition to the Protect Patient Access to Quality Health Professionals Act (HR 2817) Sep. 09, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to NCOIL Re: Proposed Best Practices to Address Opioid Abuse, Misuse and Diversion Sep. 09, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, States Dental Practice Acts Aug. 30, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition letter to Reps. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) and Janice Hahn (D-CA) Re: Support for the Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Act (HR 2130) Jul. 15, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to US Department of Labor Re: Education and Training Ranking of Dental Laboratory Technicians Jul. 15, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Senate Finance Committee Re: Repeal of the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Formula and Identification of New Medicare Payment Arrangements Jul. 15, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, ACA Marketplaces Summary Jul. 01, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to the FDA Re: OMS Pain Management Education and Prescribing Habits May. 09, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to Congress Re: Elimination of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Apr. 29, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition Letter to House Appropriations Committee Re: Dental Language in FY 2014 Health Appropriations Apr. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition letter to Senate Members Re: the Coordination of Pro Bono Medically Recommended Dental Care Act (S 466) Apr. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, Coalition letter to House Members Re: the Coordination of Pro Bono Medically Recommended Dental Care Act (HR 963) Apr. 24, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to House Ways & Means Committee Leaders Re: Changes to the US Tax Code Apr. 12, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to the FDA Re: Drug Shortages Task Force and Strategic Plan Apr. 01, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to House Committee Leaders Re: Framework for SGR Repeal and Payment Reform Apr. 01, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) Re: Tax-exempt Status of Associations Apr. 01, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) Re: Tax-exempt Status of Associations Apr. 01, 2013
Government & Advocacy News, AAOMS Comment Letter to Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) Re: Tax-exempt Status of Associations Apr. 01, 2013