Endorsement Archive

 

Feb 03, 2011 - Letter from the Nursing Community to newly elected members of the 112th Congress
Dec 17, 2010 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MedCAC) outlining principles to take into account when considering the evidence related to the use of...
Dec 15, 2010 - Priorities for Nursing’s Future: Recommendations from the Nursing Community Prepared for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Sep 24, 2010 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services commenting on the proposed rule CMS-3206-P: Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP)
Sep 24, 2010 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the “End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System” Final Rule
Sep 24, 2010 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services commenting on the proposed rule CMS-3206-P: Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP)
Sep 17, 2010 - Letter from the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) to the Senate and House Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, and Education expressing appreciation for their support of the Title VII and Title VIII health professions and nursing educ...
Sep 13, 2010 - Letter from the Nursing Community to Julie Sochalski congratulating her on her new leadership position as the Director of the Division of Nursing at the Bureau of Health Professions (Health Resources and Services Administration)
Sep 09, 2010 - Letter from the Nursing Community to the Senate and House Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, and Education expressing appreciation for the level of funding provided to the Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII, Public Health Service Act) in the...
Aug 16, 2010 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) commenting on the Proposed Rule for Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for Calendar Year...
Jul 27, 2010 - Letter from the Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition (HPNEC) to the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee urging them to follow the House Appropriations Subcommittee in...
Jul 26, 2010 - Letter from the Nursing Community to the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee requesting that they make a significant investment in nursing education by supporting a comparable fund...
Jul 26, 2010 - Letter from the ANNA President to members announcing CMS' release of the Final Rule on the new bundled payment system for dialysis services
Mar 18, 2010 - ANNA joins the nursing community in requesting that the House Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education allocate $267.3 million (a 10% increase) for the Nursing Workforce Development programs authorized under Title VIII of the Public Health Service Ac...
Jan 06, 2010 - Letter from the nursing community commending the work of the House of Representatives and the Senate to reform the health care system and requesting specific provisions be included in the final health reform bill
Jan 05, 2010 - Letter from the Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining its recommendations regarding the panelists and experts for the March 2010 MedCAC meeting on ESAs for the treatment of...
Dec 15, 2009 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) commenting on the CMS-1418-P: Medicare Programs; End Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System (ESRD PPS) Proposed Rule
Dec 12, 2009 - Letter from the Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Senate requesting that, as the Senate rushes to complete action on historic health care reform, they consider a number of late-developing legislative proposals that have the poten...
Dec 11, 2009 - Letter from the Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) commenting on the CMS-1418-P: Medicare Programs; End Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System (ESRD PPS) Proposed Rule
Nov 24, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to President Obama requesting that he continue to make nursing a priority in the FY 2011 budget by increasing funding for the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development programs
Oct 20, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to the Senate Finance Committee and Senate Health Education, Labor and Pensions Committee requesting that nursing workforce and education provisions remain in the legislation as the Senate negotiates the merged health...
Oct 05, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to the Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee requesting that the highest possible funding level for each of the Title VIII programs be included in the final LHHS appropriations bill
Aug 31, 2009 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the Proposed Rule for Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule
Aug 27, 2009 - ANNA endorses the Core Practice Doctorate Clinical Nurse Specialist Competencies
Aug 17, 2009 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Senate Finance Committee outlining KCP’s legislative goals during the current health care reform initiative; requesting funding for coverage for immunosuppressive drugs; and stating o...
Jun 26, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to the House Tri-Committee commending them on their work on the Health Reform Draft Proposal
Jun 25, 2009 - ANNA endorses Kidney Care Partners' campaign to improve survival among first-year dialysis patients
Jun 16, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to the Senate Health Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee commending them on crafting the Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009
May 15, 2009 - Letter from ANNA to Representative Latham thanking him for introducing the Nurses' Higher Education and Loan Repayment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1460)
May 14, 2009 - Letter from the nursing community to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies requesting support of President Obama's proposal for Nursing Workforce Development programs
Apr 10, 2009 - ANNA joins nursing community in developing consensus statement: “Commitment to Quality Health Care Reform: A Consensus Statement from the Nursing Community”
Apr 06, 2009 - ANNA endorses the CKD Improvement Project under the direction of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Quality Improvement Organizations
Feb 24, 2009 - Letter from ANNA and the nursing community to HHS and HRSA requesting equitable distribution between the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Development Programs and the Title VII Health Professions Training Programs of the $200 million funding for health pr...
Feb 09, 2009 - Letter from ANNA and the nursing community to the Senate requesting the inclusion of $600 million for nursing and health professions training in the final stimulus package
Feb 09, 2009 - Letter from ANNA and the nursing community to the House of Representatives requesting the inclusion of $600 million for nursing and health professions training in the final stimulus package
Jan 16, 2009 - ANNA's Comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the AHRQ Stakeholders’ Meeting Regarding Medicare Coverage of Kidney Disease Education Services
Aug 26, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to Representative Tom Latham expressing appreciation for introducing H.R. 6652, the Nurses' Higher Education and Loan Repayment Act of 2008
Aug 18, 2008 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services commenting on the Draft Interpretive Guidance for the Survey Process of the New End Stage Renal Disease Conditions For Coverage
Aug 18, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services commenting on the Draft Interpretive Guidance for the Survey Process of the New End Stage Renal Disease Conditions For Coverage
Aug 07, 2008 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services providing comments on the implementation of the Conditions for Coverage for End Stage Renal Disease Facilities Final Rule. CMS-3818-F.
Aug 07, 2008 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services providing comments on the Proposed Rule for Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B...
Jun 23, 2008 - Letter from the Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the chairs of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce urging passage of the Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 p...
Jun 09, 2008 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to Senator Baucus, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, expressing support of his proposed Medicare legislation
May 16, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other stakeholders to Members of Congress urging them to support a $15 billion increase in Fiscal Year 2009 for programs funded by the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services and Labor
May 01, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations thanking Representative LaTourette for proposing the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act of 2008
May 01, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations thanking Representative Capps for proposing the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act of 2008
Apr 02, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to members of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee urging them to include language in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that will help to alleviate the current nursing and n...
Mar 10, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to The Joint Commission expressing support of the American Nurses Association's proposed revisions to Joint Commission Standard NR.4.10
Mar 10, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services expressing concern that a nurse has not been appointed to the Advisory Panel on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020
Mar 04, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Senator Durbin thanking him for proposing the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act of 2008

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