Advocacy Resources

Advocating for the profession is an ongoing effort – and we can’t do it without you. That’s why we offer downloadable resources to help you advocate for yourself in the workplace and for the profession as a whole.

Use the filters on the leftabove to search our database of downloadable PDFs on state laws, federal comments, reimbursement issues, Optimal Team Practice, and much more.

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Sign-On Letter of Support for the Essential Worker Pandemic Compensation Act

This letter to Congressional leaders urges support from a coalition of health care associations for the Essential Worker Pandemic Compensation Act of 2020.

The Power of Telling the PA Story

When it comes to grassroots advocacy, few techniques are as effective as storytelling.

Grassroots Myths

Advocacy is for everyone. This article dispells the top five myths about grassroots advocacy.

Social Media and Legislative Advocacy

Social media has made it easy for us to get in contact with influencers such as Members of Congress and state officials. Many individual PAs as well as state chapters have used social media as a tool for advancing PA-positive legislation.

Letter to Congressional Leaders on COVID-19

AAPA’s letter to the leaders of the House and Senate on measures to remove practice barriers and increase access to care during the pandemic.

PARCA Sign-On Letter on COVID-19 Relief Package

April 13, 2020 letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer.

Sign-On Letter in Support of S. 3539

March 20, 2020 – Letter to Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer

N95 Mask Sign On Letter

March 20, 2020 – Letter to Vice President Mike Pence, Nancy Pelosi, Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer.

AAPA Statement to House Energy & Commerce Committee

March 3, 2020 – Statement for the Record Submitted to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Statement to Senate Special Committee on Aging

February 12, 2020 Statement for the Record submitted to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

Essential Guide to PA Reimbursement, 21st Edition

The Essential Guide to PA Reimbursement provides a detailed summary and explanation of the key aspects of coverage, payment and regulatory policies related to reimbursement for medical and surgical services delivered by PAs.

Rural Health Comments

Letter to Senator Tom Daschle, Senator Olympia Snowe, Governor Ronnie Musgrove, and Governor Tommy Thompson.