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On March 30, 2017, Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the Improving Access to Maternity Care Services Act (S.783) in the Senate.  The bill is the companion to H.R.315 which passed in the House of Representatives in early January...
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Please take a brief moment to support America's patients and the sustainability of the nursing pipeline by asking your Representative to sign a "Dear Colleague" letter urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee to provide $244 million for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce...
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The ACNM and its members have made several recommendations to Congress for health legislation. As proposed now, however, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the House of Representatives differs from ACNM recommendations for women's health. ACNM supports keeping maternity...
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The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) requests your immediate action to urge your Senators to vote NO on H.J.Res. 43, a resolution that will allow states to deny funding for the contraceptive and preventive care our patients receive at Title X clinics.  This...
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State Issues
Representative Kay Kahn has filed legislation on behalf of the Massachusetts ACNM Affiliate for the 2017-2018 legislative session that would require insurers to reimburse nurse-midwives directly at the same level that physicians are reimbursed for delivering the same...
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