GPC Government Relations/Health Policy Advocacy
On June 27, The Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR)/Habilitation and Rehabilitation Coalition (HAB)/Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid Coalition (ITEM) will be holding a joint Hill Day to highlight the importance of rehabilitation and habilitation benefits, services, and devices. The Hill Day will include a Congressional briefing, along with accompanying visits to Senate offices to emphasize the importance of habilitation and rehabilitation, especially in the context of essential health benefits (EHBs) and health reform. The schedule is as follows:
· Hill Visits TBD (may be scheduled prior to or after the congressional briefing)
· Congressional Briefing-11:30 AM to 2:00 PM in SD-106, Dirksen Building
Given your proximity to Washington, D.C. we invite you to participate on behalf of ARN.
There will be an informational webinar on Wednesday, May 31, 3 p.m. ET to be sure you know the issues related to health care reform before the Fly-in presented. The presentation will be by Peter W. Thomas, Principal, The Powers Firm. Registration for the webinar is free and available here.
If you are interested in attending the Fly-In or have questions please let me know.
Jordan Wildermuth, MSW Manager, Health Policy & Advocacy