Advocacy Grand Rounds: Leverage the Rulemaking Process to Impact Policy

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Register now for the October 2022 installment of Doctors for America's Advocacy Grand Rounds. There are many ways to advocate to create positive change in health care. A lesser understood channel is providing input and direction on the process that federal agencies use to make rules that implement laws passed by Congress. Join Arkaprava Deb,...

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Special Advocacy Grand Rounds: Comprehensive Sex Education

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The current state of sex education in the United States is inconsistent and often medically inaccurate. Many state-level governments and school districts provide information that is abstinence-only focused and are based on fear and shame with harmful information specifically targeting LGBTQ students and survivors of sexual violence. As a physician, our perspectives on the importance...

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Access to Affordable Care Action Event

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Join us this month as we work on submitting comments to CMS on Streamlining Eligibility & Enrollment Notice of Propose Rulemaking (NPRM) This is an important attempt by HHS leadership to remove state's administrative barriers to that make it difficult for eligible people to enroll in Medicaid/CHIP or renew their enrollment. Many states have long...

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Community Health and Prevention Action Event

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Cannabis Decriminalization Here at Doctors for America, we have developed a statement on cannabis decriminalization. On this call, we will be discussing ways in which we can utilize this statement to advocate for change in our respective states. We will also discuss potential organizations to partner with and would love your thoughts. Yes, you. So,...

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Advocacy Grand Rounds: The Fight for Federal Drug Policy Reform

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Are you interested in learning more about drug reform? Want to help use your voice to make a change?  You are in luck. On Thursday, November 10th at 8pm ET, we will be led in an informative presentation by Maritza Perez who has a wealth of knowledge in this area and the best part? It's...

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Access to Affordable Care Action Event

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Join Larry Levitt, Executive Vice President for Health Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation for a discussion on what lies ahead for health policy in the coming year. Be a part of the conversation with this special Action Event on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm ET. Control of the House has shifted and a...

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Advocacy Grand Rounds: Beneficial to Whom? A Review of Makena and the FDA’s Accelerated Approval Process

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The FDA-approved pregnancy drug Makena was recently under fire due to its lack of proven benefit. Join DFA’s FDA Task Force for this session, which will uncover flaws in the current accelerated approval process that allowed Makena to be authorized by the FDA, as well as considerations as the drug is under review by the...

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