American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

AOA Legislative Priorities

The AOA's Department of Government Relations (DGR) lobbies agencies to improve patient access to quality health care.

Email the DGR to voice your opinions on any legislative priorities or regulatory issues that affect the health care industry, including:

 

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members-only lockInformation on priority issues directly affecting DOs can be found in the members-only section under State Government.
 

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UnitedHealthcare Addresses Medicare Advantage Terminations
After listening to the AOAs perspective on the negative impact Medicare Advantage terminations have on DOs and their patients, UnitedHealthcare acknowledged that additional time was needed to notify physicians and patients regarding terminations.