Category: Other Policy Priorities (Page 2)

August 10, 2015

Letter to Sen. Coons and Schatz Regarding OMB M 12 M Memo

This letter from a group of organizations including the Alliance thanks U.S. Sens Chris Coons and Brian Schatz for "championing the amendment to provide the Office of Management and Budget the flexibility to update its M-12-12 memo during the recent markup of the FY 2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act."
July 30, 2015

Celebrating 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

Fifty years ago on July 30, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments of 1965 leading to the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
July 10, 2015

Alliance Applauds Passage of 21st Century Cures Act in House

The Alliance for Aging Research has issued the following statement on the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, or H.R. 6, today in the U.S. House of Representatives.
June 1, 2015

Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted a letter to the Committee on Ways and Means to advocate for the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015. The bill amends the Internal Revenue code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. 
May 4, 2015

LCAO Older Americans Act Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter in supporting S. 192, the bipartisan Older Americans Act of 2015, a bill that would ensure the important continuity of Older Americans Act (OAA) programs and services for three years. 
May 4, 2015

Letter to McConnell and Reid on Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015

This letter from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, was sent to Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sen Harry Reid requesting that they "move S.192, the bipartisan Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, to the Senate floor for passage."
April 23, 2015

Medical Device Tax Repeal Statement

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittee on Healthcare voicing opposition to the Medical Device excise tax. 
April 21, 2015

Government Employee Travel Restriction Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter drafted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) expressing concern on the impact of the Administration's regulations and legislative initiatives related to restricting government employee travel to scientific conferences. 
April 9, 2015

BMA Thank You Ad

The Better Medicare Alliance placed an ad in Roll Call to thank Congress for supporting Medicare Advantage
April 6, 2015

COPD Foundation Support Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research supported the COPD Foundation's application for the second phase of the COPD Patient-Powered Research Network (COPD PPRN).