Health Policy Activities Relevant to Rehabilitation Nursing

As part of its advocacy efforts, ARN routinely issues letters of comment addressing issues highlighted in the Health Policy Agenda. ARN is also frequently asked by organizations and coalitions to sign onto letters relevant to the rehabilitation and nursing communities.

2022 Sign-on Letters

November 29, 2022 - Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2021

October 3, 2022 - Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Proposed Rule

October 3, 2022 - Coalition to Preserve Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

October 26, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter of Support for the ICAN Act

August 23, 2033 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter Supporting NDAA Amendment that Honors the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps

August 19, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter of Congratulations to the Under Secretary of Health at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

July 28, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Support for the Improving Access to Workers' Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act

June 27, 2022 - Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation Support for The Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act

June 10, 2022 - CMS 1765-P Medicare Program Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System for Fiscal Year 2023 Proposed Rule

June 9, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter Supporting Legislation to Address Workplace Violence

June 8, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter to Thank Congress for Introducing a Resolution Honoring and Recognizing National Nurses Week 2022

May 31, 2022 - CMS-1767-P: Medicare Program Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Fiscal Year 2023 Proposed Rule

May 11, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Testimony to House and Senate Appropriation Subcommittees

May 6, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter to Congress Outlining Top Legislative Priorities 

April 25, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter to Congress on COVID-19 Waivers

April 11, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition FY 2023 Appropriations Requests to House and Senate LHHS-ED Appropriations Subcommittees

April 7, 2022 - Disability & Rehabilitation Research Coalition Designating People with Disabilities as a Health Disparity Population

March 29, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Additional Funding for Nursing Education, the Workforce, and Research included in President's FY 2023 Budget

March 18, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Letter of Congratulations to the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

March 11, 2022 - Nursing Community Coalition Supports increased investments in Nursing Education, Workforce, and Research

March 7, 2022 – Contract Year 2023 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs Proposed Rule

February 14, 2022 – Nursing Community Coalition letter to House Veterans Affairs leadership on U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act

February 14, 2022 – Nursing Community Coalition letter (2/14) to Senate Veterans Affairs leadership on U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act

February 3, 2022 – Disability and Rehabilitation Research Coalition testimony on Bridging Health Equity Gaps for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions

January 31, 2022 – Nursing Community Coalition letter welcoming new HRSA Director Carole Johnson

January 27, 2022 – Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation letter on Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2023

January 19, 2022 – Nursing Community Coalition letter on FY22 appropriations priorities

January 19, 2022 – Nursing Community Coalition letter on Build Back Better Act priorities

2021 Sign-on Letters

February 3, 2021 – Standalone – Request to Increase FY 2022 Funding for National Concussion Surveillance System (House and Senate)

January 29, 2021 – Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) – Welcome Letter to New House Appropriations Chairwoman

January 21, 2021 – Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) – Welcome Letter to 117th Congress (House and Senate)

Archive of Sign-on Letters

See 2020 sign-on letters here.

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