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August 15, 2016

Comments on CMS-3295-P by the Alliance

The Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its proposal rule: CMS-3295-P, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Hospital and Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Changes to Promote Innovation, Flexibility, and Improvement in Patient Care.
June 10, 2016

OTC Monograph User Fee Public Meeting Remarks

These are remarks made by Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's public meeting on OTC Monograph User Fees on June 10, 2016.
June 1, 2016

Malnutrition: Healthcare Professional Tip Sheet

Many cases of malnutrition go undetected because the signs are subtle, those at risk are often difficult to recognize, and the symptoms may look like a normal part of aging.  This tip sheet helps healthcare professionals identify at-risk patients, screen for malnutrition, and personalize a treatment plan if necessary.  The tear-off section is for patients and includes additoinal resources and information.
May 19, 2016

The Silver Book: Diabetic Retinopathy Factsheet

The Alliance for Aging Research released The Silver Book®: Diabetic Retinopathy, a factsheet that gives an overview of the threat the eye disease presents to global health.
March 17, 2016

FY17 ACT-AD FDA Appropriations Request Letter

Letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies urging the Subcommittee to prioritize the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) during Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 by increasing the agency's appropriated funding by $120 million. 
March 14, 2016

AVAC Medicare Advantage Part D Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter from Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) on the Medicare Advantage Part D Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter. 
March 7, 2016

FY17 AVAC Appropriations Request Letter

Letter to the House and Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittees, urging the Subcommitees to prioritize funding for adult immunization related activities at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for FY2017. 
March 7, 2016

Comments on NHLBI Draft Strategic Research Priorities

Letter to the Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education, and Communications (OSPEEC) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) urging the Institute to include the Afib Optimal Treatment Task Force's critical challenge of developing an effective integrated bleeding risk assessment tool as part of the NHLBI's final Strategic Research Priorities. 
March 6, 2016

Senate HELP Combination Products Letter

Letter from the Alliance for Aging Research applauding the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee's efforts in addressing the ways in  which combination products are reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).     
February 23, 2016

S-FAR’s PATH Act Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto the U.S. Stakeholder Forum for Antibiotic Resistance (S-FAR) sign-on letter for the Senate HELP Committee, supporting S.185, the Promise for Antibiotics and Therapeutics for Health (PATH) Act.