The following documents contain letters and comments sent to policymakers on behalf of the organization:
December 16, 2019
AcademyHealth Responds Representatives' to Call for Input on "Cures 2.0"
On December 16, AcademyHealth submitted a ideas to Representatives DeGette and Upton as they begin formulating follow-on legislation for the 21st Century Cures Act
May 16, 2019
AcademyHealth Urges Congress to Reauthorize PCORI
On May 16, 2019, Dr. Simpson met with staff of the House Committee on Ways and Means, House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the Senate Finance Committee to urge Congress to reauthorize the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and its trust fund, and share with each these principles we recommend for ensuring PCORI can continue to achieve its intended mission.
January 17, 2019
AcademyHealth Responds to Health People 2030 Proposed Objectives
On Thursday, January 17, AcademyHealth submitted comments on the latest iteration of Healthy People proposed Core, Developmental and Research objectives. Our response was prepared with assistance from senior scholar Ed Hunter, to whom we are most grateful.
May 3, 2017
AcademyHealth Reacts to Elimination of LGBT-Related Questions from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants and the Annual Program Performance Report for Centers for Independent Living
March 1, 2017
AcademyHealth Sends Letter to SAMHSA Re: Final Rule on Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
February 28, 2017
AcademyHealth Responds to Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Request for Information on Learning Healthcare Systems
January 23, 2017
AcademyHealth Submits Comments on the Request for Information on the Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine
July 11, 2016
AcademyHealth Responds to the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Spending Bill
April 5, 2016
AcademyHealth Submits Comments to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
January 6, 2016
AcademyHealth Provides Input on the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, or the "Common Rule"
July 31, 2015
AcademyHealth Responds to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Request for Information Soliciting Input into the NIH Science Vision for Health Disparities Research
May 13, 2015
AcademyHealth Submits Response to the National Institutes of Health Request for Information (RFI), "Optimizing Funding Policies and Other Strategies to Improve the Impact and Sustainability of Biomedical Research"
April 3, 2015
AcademyHealth Responds to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's (ONC's) Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, Draft Version 1.0
February 20, 2015
AcademyHealth Submits Comments on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on its "Innovations for Healthier Americans: Identifying Opportunities for Meaningful Reform to Our Nation's Medical Product Discovery and Development"
January 28, 2015
AcademyHealth Responds to the Office of Clinical Research and Bioethics Policy on the Draft National Institutes of Health Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Multi-Site Research
August 12, 2014
AcademyHealth Responds to Request for Information from Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Ron Wyden and Senator Charles Grassley for Input on Matters Concerning Availability and Utility of Health Care Data