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ARC Meetings

Each year, the Advocacy Resource Center (ARC) hosts two association-wide conferences to provide opportunities for coordinating campaign development and strategies, and networking among medical association leaders.

Highlights from the 2014 State Legislative Advocacy meeting

State Legislative Strategy Conference

2014 State Legislative Strategy Conference
Jan. 9-11
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
Tucson, AZ

Hosted by the American Medical Association (AMA), the State Legislative Strategy Conference is the only meeting in which in the AMA, the American Osteopathic Association and the majority of the state and national medical specialty societies come together to work on the toughest state level issues in health care today.

Don't miss the opportunity to meet colleagues from across the country, share ideas, talk with experts, learn from nationally renowned speakers, discover policy solutions, and develp state legislative agendas that empower physicians to better serve their patients and promote the highest quality in patient care.

Agenda topics have included: state implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion, health information exchanges, state-based payment and delivery reform, drug diversion, administrative simplification and more!

2014 State Legislative Strategy Conference meeting highlights, presentations and other materials.

State Advocacy Roundtable Conference

2014 
August 7-9, 2014
Conrad Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Held each summer in August, this meeting allows state and specialty society lobbyists, general counsel and policy staff to exchange information and strategies on critical state health care issues, and participate in an informal format that supports open dialogue and idea-sharing. This conference also encourages networking among fellow medical association staff.