The ACC submitted written testimony on May 18 to the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, emphasizing the importance of robust funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support medical innovation, promote critical cardiovascular research, and increase awareness around healthy lifestyle behaviors, among other items.
Sen. Booker Releases Top Policy Priorities for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
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We are collecting reports, white papers, briefs, and articles that contain policy recommendations for ending hunger, improving nutrition, and reducing diet-related chronic diseases. The focus is on domestic (U.S) policy recommendations that have been published in the past 10 years. These resources will be made available to our Task Force and may inform its final report of policy recommendations which will be submitted to the White House.
Letter Submitted to House and Senate Requests $121M Funding for the NIH Office of Nutrition Research
May 1, 2023
The letter, which was submitted to the Subcommittees on Labor, Health, and Human Services, has over 60 signatories.
Friedman School at Tufts University and Food is Medicine Coalition Submit Implementation Considerations for Medically Tailored Meals to CMS and CMMI
Apr 23, 2023
The letter was sent in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) inquiry.