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2015 Testimony and Correspondence
December 28, 2015
The AAMC comments on ways to optimize funding policies and strategies to enhance diversity in the physician‐scientist workforce.
November 19, 2015
AAMC Nov. 19 sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education urging the subcommittee to restore fully the harmful sequestration cuts to national priorities for Fiscal Year 2016.
November 17, 2015
The AAMC submitted comments in response to CMS’ Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Promotion of Alternative Payment Models (APMs), and Incentive Payment for Participation in Eligible APMs.
November 16, 2015
AAMC Nov. 16 joined 145 other organizations on a letter urging House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education to provide the highest possible level of funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration.
November 4, 2015
Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research letter on 302(b) allocation for the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee
November 2, 2015
The AAMC, along with 32 other organizations involved with the education of physicians and other health professionals, filed an amicus curiae brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. In addition to reinforcing that the importance of student diversity in health professional education settings is still critical, given the continuing prevalence of unacceptable health disparities, the brief provides expanded information about how holistic review in admissions is tailored to each school’s mission, yields a highly-engaged student body, and is being used by more and more health professional education schools.
November 2, 2015
October 30, 2015
AAMC letter urging the largest possible 302(b) allocation to the Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee for FY 2016
October 27, 2015
The AAMC Oct. 27 submitted comments on the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s proposed omnibus guidance on the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
October 26, 2015