Category: Other Policy Priorities (Page 3)

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).
March 27, 2015

FY16 AFib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.
March 4, 2015

Medicare Part D Non-Interference Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed a letter expressing opposition to proposals that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to interfere in private prescription drug negotiations in the Medicare Part D program.