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The UCAOA leadership and members of the Health and Public Policy Committee are working to educate Congress and other key healthcare policymakers and stakeholders on the urgent care industry by designing and implementing an advocacy agenda to increase awareness about the role of urgent care centers in rapidly evolving healthcare systems. Click here to read the some of goals and objectives of UCAOA. 

Washington Update - 2017 Initiatives


MedPAC Examines Stand-Alone EDs (January 2017)
: MedPAC Commissioners are revisiting stand-alone EDs because the number of these facilities has continued to increase. Contained within a “site-neutral” law is a provision that exempts off-campus stand-alone EDs from the prohibition on off-campus facilities billing as hospital outpatient departments.



Volunteer/Resources

UCAOA State Resources: A listing of state specific resources and descriptions to help you reach out to local entities for further information.

CQ State Track: Member advocacy tool that tracks legislative activity in all 50 U.S. states.

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