State Advocacy Issues and Resources

ACEP works with its chapters to support local legislation favorable to emergency medicine. In this section of you’ll find a clearinghouse of information on legislative and regulatory issues and how-to tips for developing state advocacy programs.

ACEP and its chapters work together to pursue critical state legislative initiatives such as addressing the medical liability crisis, ensuring patient access to emergency medical care, and promoting public safety.

Featured Chapter Advocacy Resources

Chapter Advocacy Videos

"The Real ER"  A virtual job shadowing mini-internship, produced by Wisconsin ACEP.  Watch the Video  

"Advocate. Educate. Empower."  A call to action for emergency physicians to get involved, produced by the Maryland Chapter of ACEP.  Watch the Video  

State Legislative Office Conference Calls 

Chapter Leaders and Lobbyists Conference Call Audio - January 2017
Listen to the Audio 

Agenda Items

  • Federal Issues Impacting the States
  • Out of Network/Balance Billing
  • Medicaid Challenges
  • Opioid Prescribing Mandates and Limits
  • Phone2Action
  • Other Chapter State Advocacy Updates

State Advocacy Help

ACEP offers its chapters resources for state advocacy, from online resources to personal assistance from ACEP staff. For more information, send an e-mail message to Harry Monroe or call the ACEP State Legislative Office at 800-798-1822  ext. 3204.


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