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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. State and federal legislation can have a real impact on your bottom line, and ultimately how you deliver care, which is why it's so important that ACCC members bring their on-the-frontline perspectives to the legislative process.

ACCC Capitol Hill Day 2017

With major policy changes happening in Washington, D.C., there is a great deal of uncertainty. As Congress addresses the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has never been a more important time to engage with your Congressional representatives to advocate for access to quality oncology care.

Join ACCC for Capitol Hill Day on Wednesday, March 29, to share your insight and experiences with your elected officials. By discussing the challenges that you—and your patients—face, you can help ensure that legislation and programs reflect the reality of cancer care delivery. Read more about the issues ACCC advocates will be talking about on this year Capitol Hill.

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Capitol Hill Preparation and Briefing

View the "ACCC Capitol Hill Day: What to Expect" webinar on-demand. Learn how to prepare for meetings with your state’s legislative staff, and how your advocacy can help to positively influence the future of community oncology.

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The ACCC Policy team will also conduct in-person training meetings the day before—and the morning of—Capitol Hill Day, with an issues briefing and talking points to effectively deliver your message.

Agenda-at-a-Glance

TUESDAY, MARCH 28  
4:00 – 6:00 pm Capitol Hill Day Training and Cocktail Reception
   
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29  
7:00 – 9:00 am Capitol Hill Day Registration, Breakfast, and Training
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Congressional Meetings and Lunch on Capitol Hill
6:00 – 7:00 pm CANCERSCAPE Welcome and Opening Reception
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 30  
7:00 am – 5:15 pm CANCERSCAPE sessions and networking
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 31  
8:00 am – 1:15 pm CANCERSCAPE sessions and networking

Scheduled by ACCC, the congressional meetings are an opportunity to share your story with lawmakers to better understand how their decisions on policy and legislation impact community oncology care.

Please note: if you register for Capitol Hill Day and are unable to participate, please contact ACCC immediately to let them know. The ACCC Policy team will secure appointments with busy legislators on your behalf, and we must provide advance notice of cancellations.

All members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team are encouraged to participate. Capitol Hill Day is included in your CANCERSCAPE registration. Just check the box during the meeting registration process to participate.

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