Documents (Page 9)

April 30, 2015

Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell about the Better, Smarter, Healthier Initiative

This is a letter from the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC), which was also signed by the Alliance for Aging Research, to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, applauding her work to improve quality and patient-centeredness in health care through the Better, Smarter, Healthier initiative.
April 29, 2015

Letter on Funding for NHSN, Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative, and AMD Initiative

This letter to Sen. Thad Cochran, Sen. Barbara Mikulski,  Rep. Harold Rogers, and Rep. Nita Lowey from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, requests "$32 million for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Prevention Epicenters Program; $264 million for CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Solutions Initiative; and ask for your continued support of the Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Initiative at $30 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. " 
April 29, 2015

Letter Supporting the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2015

In this letter, the Alliance for Aging Research joins other organizations to express its strong support for the bipartisan Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2015.
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 20, 2015

Letter to Various Representatives Regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 302(b) Allocation for the Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee

This letter from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, to Rep. Harold Rogers, Rep. Tom Cole, Rep. Nita Lowey, and Rep. Rosa DeLauro requests "to restore the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 302(b) allocation for the Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to at least the FY 2010 level of $163.6 billion." 
April 20, 2015

Letter to Ayotte, Bennet, Black, and Grisham on Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus

The Alliance for Aging Research joined other organizations in this letter commending Sen. Kelly Ayotte,  Rep. Diane Black, Rep. Michael Bennet, and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham for  their leadership in establishing and co-chairing the bipartisan, bicameral Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus.
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.