Endorsement Archive

 

Feb 26, 2008 - ANNA responds to National Quality Forum National Voluntary Consensus Standards for ESRD Care
Feb 19, 2008 - Letter from ANNA and other health care related organizations to Members of Congress requesting increased funding for aspects of public health included in the Function 550/discretionary budgeted allocated in FY 2009
Feb 15, 2008 - ANNA responds to The Joint Commission’s potential new National Patient Safety Goals, Requirements, and Implementation Expectations
Feb 05, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Labor, HHS, and Education Subcommittee expressing appreciation for increased funding for Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2008
Feb 05, 2008 - Letter from ANNA to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Labor, HHS, and Education Subcommittee expressing appreciation for increased funding for Nursing Workforce Development Programs in FY 2008
Nov 21, 2007 - Letter from ANNA to the Senate Finance Committee requesting their support for extension of the Medicare Secondary Payer program as provided in the Children’s Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act of 2007
Nov 08, 2007 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Representative Boustany thanking him for proposing the Nursing Education Opportunities Act of 2007
Oct 31, 2007 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners to Food and Drug Administration regarding Recommendations and Comments of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee on Erythropoiesis-Stimulating A...
Oct 24, 2007 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners to the Chair and Ranking Members of the Senate Finance Committee regarding the Medicare Second Payer (MSP) issue
Oct 24, 2007 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Senator Biden thanking him for proposing the Nursing Education Opportunities Act of 2007
Oct 23, 2007 - ANNA submits comments on American Nurses Association draft report Adapting Standards of Care under Altered Conditions
Oct 22, 2007 - ANNA submits comments on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services End Stage Renal Disease Draft Interpretive Guidelines
Oct 18, 2007 - Letter to the Senate from key stakeholders in the programs of the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services and Labor, urging each Senator to vote in favor of the FY 2008 Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations bill
Oct 11, 2007 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Senate and House leaders requesting them to make nursing workforce development a priority in the final negotiations on the FY 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act
Sep 21, 2007 - Letter from nursing community to Representative McCarthy thanking her for introducing The Increasing Opportunities for Nurses and Nurse Faculty Act of 2007
Sep 11, 2007 - Letter from nursing community to Senators Harkin and Specter urging them to oppose efforts to diminish respiratory protections for health care workers in the FY 2008 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act
Aug 27, 2007 - ANNA provides comments to the National Quality Forum on the National Voluntary Consensus Standards for End Stage Renal Disease Care, 2007
Aug 26, 2007 - ANNA's written submission to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Joint Meeting of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee regarding erythropoeisis-stimulating agents (ESAs...
Aug 20, 2007 - ANNA responds to recent controversies on erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Jul 06, 2007 - Letter from ANNA to Senator Byron Dorgan, Senator Daniel Inouye, and Representative Timothy Murphy thanking them for cosponsoring the Kidney Care Quality and Education Act of 2007
Jul 03, 2007 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Conditions for Coverage for ESRD Facilities Proposed Rule about having a registered nurse present when patients are being treated
Jun 27, 2007 - White Paper: The Work Environment, Nursing Staffing, and Outcomes in Hemodialysis Settings
Jun 26, 2007 - Written testimony submitted by Kidney Care Partners to the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee during a public hearing on safety concerns regarding the dosing of erythropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs), variations in utilization of ESAs across p...
Jun 25, 2007 - Letter from ANNA to Senator Carolyn McCarthy thanking her for introducing the Nurse Faculty Higher Education Act (H.R. 2384) and the Teacher and Nurse Support Act (H.R. 2621
Apr 30, 2007 - ANNA provides written testimony to the Senate Labor, Health, and Human Services Subcommittee regarding funding for nursing and nephrology related programs in FY 2008
Apr 11, 2007 - Letter from nursing community to Senate and House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittees requesting $200 million for the Nursing Workforce Development programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration i...
Apr 05, 2007 - Kidney Care Partners issue statement on managing anemia in patients with kidney disease
Apr 02, 2007 - ANNA responds to FDA black box warning on erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Mar 30, 2007 - ANNA provides written testimony to the House, Labor Health, and Human Services Subcommittee regarding funding for nursing and nephrology related programs in FY 2008
Feb 28, 2007 - Letter from ANNA and other health care organizations to House and Senate Budget Committee Membersurging them to provide the largest possible funding level for public health care programs under the FY 2008 Budget Resolution
Feb 25, 2007 - Letter from the Coalition for Health Funding, which includes ANNA, to Members of Congress urging them to increase funding for public health in Fiscal Year 2008
Jan 12, 2007 - Letter from the Health Professions & Nursing Education Coalition, which includes ANNA, to the Chair of the House Committee on Appropriations requesting increased funding for Title VII health professions programs in FY 2007
Jan 03, 2007 - Letter from ANNA and other health care organizations to key Congressional leaders urging them to provide an additional $2 billion for the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill in the final FY 2007 continuing resolution above the FY 2006 levels
Dec 13, 2006 - ANNA endorses AACN Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments
Dec 04, 2006 - Letter from Friends of the Health Resources and Services Administration Coalition, including ANNA, to Members of Congress urging them to provide at least $7.5 billion for services funded through HRSA in the FY ‘07 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill
Nov 27, 2006 - Letter from ANNA to the Alabama Department of Public Health regarding proposed amendments to Rule Number 420-5-5-.03 Patient Care (of the ESRD and Treatment Center rules) that would require an ESRD facility to have Advanced Cardiac Life Support availa...
Nov 01, 2006 - Letter to the Chairs of the Senate and House of Representatives Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittees requesting the highest possible allocation for Nursing Workforce Development Programs and the National Institute of Diabetes a...
Oct 10, 2006 - Letter to CMS from ANNA and other organizations requesting modifications to the Medicare payment database so that it will capture nurse practitioner specialty-specific data
Sep 14, 2006 - ANNA meets with CMS representatives to discuss the progress of the Conditions for Coverage for ESRD Facilities Proposed Rules and to provide additional input about the role of RNs in the delivery of care to ESRD patients
Aug 22, 2006 - Letter from ANNA to members of the Senate Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee expressing disappointment in inadequate funding for the nursing workforce programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration...
Jul 23, 2006 - Letter from ANNA to Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin, thanking him for the “Troops to Nurse Teachers Program” amendment to the Senate FY 2007 Defense Authorization bill
Jul 18, 2006 - ANNA responds to the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) / United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) regarding policy proposals
Jul 14, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the Senate Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee regarding funding for the HRSA nursing workforce programs in FY 2007
Jul 10, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies requesting full funding for the health professions education programs in the FY 2007 budget
Jul 06, 2006 - ANNA response to JCAHO Field Review: Organ Transplant Center Certification
Jul 05, 2006 - Letter from ANNA to members of the House Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee expressing disappointment in inadequate funding for the nursing workforce programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration i...
Jun 12, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the House Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee requesting funding for Nursing Workforce Development programs in FY 2007
Jun 07, 2006 - ANNA and other health care professional organizations issue statement urging cooperative patient care and opposing Scope of Practice Partnership and AMA Resolution 814
Jun 06, 2006 - Letter from the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief, of which ANNA is a member, to the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies requesting at least $175 million in funding for Nursing Workfo...
Jun 02, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies requesting a significant investment in Nursing Workforce Development programs in FY 2007

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