Attend Town Hall Meetings

Attending town hall meetings is a great way to make contact with your officials.Check out this step-by-step guide to prepare for participation in a town hall meeting.

Harmonization Acts: Expanding Patient Access to Care

PA laws and regulations have come a long way in the past 50 years. States are improving patient access to healthcare and this includes tearing down barriers to PA practice, which is governed by the PA practice law and rules, as well as by sections of health law that govern specific aspects of healthcare.

New Advocacy Action Center for PAs

AAPA has launched a new Advocacy Action Center, a hub for state and federal advocacy for PAs.  In addition to taking action on action alerts, PAs can find contact information for legislators, read the latest advocacy news from AAPA, learn about and contribute to PA PAC, and even register to vote. 

Could Your State Budget Be the Perfect Vehicle for Your Advocacy Agenda?

As state budgets increase and patients continue to expect quality care, an expanded role for PAs offers unique solutions that state policymakers cannot afford to ignore when formulating state budgets. Consider investigating your state’s budget process as a vehicle for language to remove PA practice barriers.