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Advocacy and Health Policy Updates

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Advocacy and Health Policy (DAHP) is actively engaged in efforts to help federal agencies and Congressional leaders find a solution to the opioid epidemic while limiting the legislative and regulatory burdens placed on physicians.

ACS Letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Regarding Opioids
March 15, 2018

ACS Comments to U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Opioid Policy Steering Committee
March 14, 2018

Congress Holds Hearings on Opioid-Related Legislation
March 9, 2018

ACS Responds to Senate Finance Committee Request for Input on the Opioid Epidemic
February 23, 2018

ACS Letter to Senate Finance Regarding Opioids
February 16, 2018

ACS Statement in Response to the Opioid Crisis
July 13, 2017