ACC Advocacy Priorities
  ACC Advocacy Priorities
  • Create a value driven health care system
  • Ensure access to care and CV practice stability
  • Promote use of clinical data to improve care
  • Foster research and innovation in CV care
  • Prevent CV disease and improve public health
  • Engage members to shape health policy
  ACC Advocacy Targets
  ACC Advocacy Targets
  • Federal
    • U.S. Congress
    • White House/Executive Office of the President
    • MedPAC
    • GAO
  • State
    • Legislature
    • Governor/Lt. Governor
    • Health Department (or equivalent)
    • Insurance Commissioner or equivalent
    • State medical board
    • Medicaid program
  • Non-Government
    • Health plans
    • Think tanks (e.g., Brookings, Duke, Pew)
    • National Quality Forum
    • Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement
    • Healthcare Payment Learning and Action Network
    • National Coalition for Health Care
    • Healthcare Transformation Task Force
    • Accountable Care Learning Collaborative
  How to Get Involved?
  How to Get Involved?
  • Connect with Congress
  • Attend the ACC Legislative Conference
  • Meet with your Legislator in the District
  • Host a Legislator Practice Visit
  • Join the ACC Grassroots Network
  • Join ACCPAC
  What is ACCPAC?
  What is ACCPAC?
  • ACCPAC is a voluntary, non-partisan Political Action Committee formed to support the American College of Cardiology's mission to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health
  • ACCPAC works by combining the voices of cardiovascular professionals to impact the political process and send a powerful message to Congress regarding the need to preserve and improve cardiovascular care
  • ACCPAC opens the doors for ACC members and staff to educate key members of Congress on cardiovascular issues
  • ACCPAC builds relationships with lawmakers who shape policies that impact our members and patients
  • Contributing to ACCPAC is a direct investment in the future of cardiology