Legislative Action Center
Together we can help key policy makers at the federal and local levels better understand how their decisions on policy and legislation impact community oncology care. This page offers resources to help you contact your congressional representatives and share with them the issues that most concern you. In as little as 5 minutes, you can get involved in ACCC's Grassroots Advocacy Campaign and make a difference to the future of cancer care.
The Cancer Policy Landscape
ACCC has identified critical issues that may impact delivery of quality care in 2014 and beyond:
- the sustainable growth rate (SGR)
- the sequester
- oral parity
- the prompt pay discount.
Click here to download a brochure that explains the issues in detail, and use the tools below to get involved in advocating for these issues.
Make a Phone Call
Below are model phone scripts to use when contacting your elected officials in Washington, DC. The first script covers the issues of eliminating the Medicare cuts due to sequestration. The second script addresses permanently fixing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR).
When calling your representative’s office, please be sure to insert your name, the name of your facility, and your location. In addition, it is important to personalize these calls by telling the elected officials how these issues impact you and your patients. To find the phone numbers for the Washington, DC, offices of your elected officials, enter your ZIP Code in the box below.
Email Your Elected Officials
In the box below, click on "Take Action" to email your elected officials.