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State Advocacy

Relentlessly working to advance important state legislative issues that protect patients and physicians.
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AMA Advocacy Drives Action & Results

The AMA stands up for physicians and patients.

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At the state level, the AMA shapes the policy of influential national policymaking organizations, partners with outside experts and stakeholder groups and influences the enactment and/or defeat of state legislation and regulations.

Advocacy Resource Center (ARC)

The American Medical Association Advocacy Resource Center is a tireless advocate for physicians and their patients. We roll up our sleeves—providing cutting edge strategies, expert counseling on best practices and turn-key resources and tools—to help state lawmakers respond to the rapidly evolving health care system. In coordination with state and national medical specialty societies, our work has resulted in the enactment and/or defeat of hundreds of proposed state laws and regulations.

State Legislative and Regulatory Priorities

Learn about the AMA’s state legislative and regulatory priorities, including recent advocacy achievements.

Federal & State Correspondence Finder

Search by topic for AMA testimonies, comment letters and sign-on letters. Then refine your search by year or recipient.

Economic Impact Study

Download the AMA Economic Impact Study to see how physicians influence their local economies and improve the communities in which they live and practice.

Contact Information

For contact information, please view the ARC Staff Directory (PDF).

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