As part of ACEP's 911 Grassroots Advocacy Network, members are kept up-to-speed on legislative, regulatory and political activity impacting emergency medicine through the “911 Network Weekly Update” which is sent to all Network members by email every week that Congress is in session.
To join the 911 Network or access older editions of the 911 Weekly Update, please email Jeanne Slade, Director of NEMPAC and Grassroots Advocacy, or Sarah Heckman, Manager of NEMPAC and Grassroots Advocacy.
Urge Congress to Protect Emergency Physicians Managing COVID-19; ACEP President Meets with White House to Discuss Coronavirus Response; Second Coronavirus Package Enacted; Administration Suspends Student Loan Payments; Coronavirus Regulatory Updates; ACEP LAC20 Cancellation - What’s Next
President Declares National Emergency for Coronavirus; Congress Continues Focus on Additional Coronavirus Legislation; Capital Minute
Federal Coronavirus Response; ACEP Actions to Address Coronavirus –Action Alert; Surprise Medical Billing Update; House Committee Reviews Substance Use Disorder Legislation
Capital Minute; Congress, Administration Working Toward Emergency Coronavirus Funding; Senate Legislation Introduced to Help Communities Save Lives; Regs & Eggs: Reducing Your HER Burden; CMMI Announces Selected Applicants for the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3 Model)
Two House Committees Vote on Surprise Medical Bill Legislation; ACEP Supports MISSION ZERO Appropriations Request; Regs & Eggs: More Thorns than Petals in the President’s FY 2021 Budget
Additional Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Introduced in House; Update on ACEP’s APM Strategic Initiative; ACEP Responds to Transparency in Coverage Proposed Rule; CMS Releases Proposed Notice on ACA Exchanges for 2021; CMS Releases 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice and Proposed Rule
Capital Minute; New Details on Congressional Surprise Billing Legislation; Trump Administration Announces New Medicaid "Block Grant" Demonstration; Weekly Regs & Eggs Blog: Addressing Opioid Stigma in the Emergency Department; ACEP Opposes Supreme Court Decision to Allow “Public Charge” Rule
Capital Minute; Surprise Billing Update; Congress Examines State Opioid Effects; House Committee Reviews Bills Related to Cannabis; ACEP Participates in Forum on Workplace Violence; ACEP signs onto AMA Letter Opposing Potential Changes to Non-Physician Supervision and Reimbursement Policies under Medicare
Year-End Surprise Billing Update; Congress Reaches Deal on Spending Package; Federal Appeals Court Finds ACA Mandate Unconstitutional; It’s Not Too Late to Support NEMPAC This Year
House Ways and Means Committee Announces Agreement on Surprise Billing Outline; Continue your Messaging to Congress about Surprise Billing; House Approves Prescription Drug Cost Legislation; Senate Confirms Dr. Hahn to Lead FDA; House Committee Discusses Universal Health Care; FCC Moves Forward with New Suicide Prevention Hotline
Surprise Billing Update; Senate HELP Committee Advances FDA Commissioner Nomination; CDC Considers Revising the 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain; Regs & Eggs: Regulatory Affairs Blog