Health Reform

During the health reform process, the Nursing Community will be strongly committed to assisting the Administration and Congress in transforming the nation’s healthcare system into a patient-centered environment in which all individuals have access to high-quality, cost-effective care. 

Jun 22, 2017

Nursing Community Issues Statement Urging Senators to Commit to America's Health

Fifty-three organizations signed on to a statement urging Senators to commit to America's health. The coalition believes our healthcare delivery system should be one that promotes wellness, advances innovation through scientific discovery, and provides timely access to care in order to support the patients, families, communities, and populations our members serve.

Read the statement here.

Mar 17, 2017

Nursing Community Sends Letter to CMS Administrator Verma

As the largest coalition representing nursing constituencies, the Nursing Community writes to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma pledging to work with CMS  to ensure federal policies recognize RNs and APRNs as leaders and partners to increase affordability and quality for patients. 

Read the letter here.

Feb 15, 2017

Nursing Community Sends Letter to HHS Secretary Price

As the largest coalition representing nursing constituencies, the Nursing Community writes to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price committing to work with HHS to assess where change is needed and preserve critical advancements to improve our healthcare system. 

Read the letter here.

Jan 19, 2017

Nursing Community Sends Letter to Leadership on Health Reform

The Nursing Community pledges to work with leadership in the House and Senate as they draft legislation of healthcare reform. The NC sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, and the Committees of Jurisdiction to reiterate the need for a healthcare delivery system that promotes wellness, advances research through scientific discovery, and provides timely access to care.

Read the letter here.

Jan 27, 2017

Nursing Community Sends Letter to Leadership Outlining Health Priorities

The Nusing Community sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, and the Committees of Jusidiction outlining the NC's overarching healthcare reform priorities. The Nursing Community is prepared to work with Congress and provide expertise related to access, affordability, and quality.

Read the letter here.

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