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Through its advocacy efforts, your ACC builds relationships with Congress, federal government agencies, state legislative and regulatory bodies, private insurers and other policy making groups to advance the College’s mission of improving heart health.

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The Geriatric Cardiology Section’s Advocacy Work Group works in collaboration with the ACC’s Health Affairs Committee — to generate awareness regarding legislation and policies pertaining to the treatment of older adults with cardiovascular disease. Specifically, the work group will help define excellent cardiovascular care for an aging population prone to heart disease in the context of challenging health care financial limitations.