In order to succeed in today’s environment you must be aware of what is happening in Washington, D.C., and how decisions of policy makers can impact your goals and objectives. The Federal Group monitors legislation being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, as well as regulatory activity in federal agencies and departments.
Preparation is the essential component of any advocacy effort. The Federal Group assists clients in assessing the political and policy landscape for your organization in relation to your goals and objectives. The time spent on issue development and strategic planning helps maximize our clients’ resources and puts them in a position to succeed.
Contact with decision makers in Congress and the Administration is a key element of our advocacy success story. We help in putting our clients in front of decision makers that impact their goals and objectives.
Congress is inundated with the concerns of millions of constituents on a daily basis. Drawing upon experience working on Capitol Hill, The Federal Group is skilled at designing and implementing grassroots efforts campaigns that attract the attention of policymakers.
Often it takes a collective effort to impact federal policy on important issues. The Federal Group assists clients with efforts to bring groups together to advocate for a common objective.
“Congress shall make no law respecting… the rights of the people peacably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
The American Managed Care Pharmacists (AMCP) is the professional association leading the way to help patients get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. AMCP’s diverse membership of pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and professionals in life sciences and biopharmaceutical companies leverage their specialized expertise in clinical evidence and economics to optimize medication benefit design and population health management and help patients access cost-effective and safe medications and other drug therapies.
Founded in 1998, Amber Pharmacy was one of the first pharmacies in the country to solely focus on the needs of patients with chronic conditions. The company began with two employees and one location; today Amber Pharmacy has over 200 employees, eleven locations, and the ability to ship nationwide.
The American Academy of Audiology is the world’s largest professional organization of, by, and for audiologists. The organization is dedicated to providing quality hearing care services through professional development, education, research, and increased public awareness of hearing and balance disorders.
For over 30 years the AABC has been the nation’s most comprehensive resource on birth centers. AABC has built a solid foundation in birth centers by promoting state regulations, developing a quality improvement program, establishing national standards, conducting major research, and educating parents, professionals, and policy makers to the birth center concepts.
The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) is a professional and scientific society that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists to achieve excellence in practice, research, and education. ACCP is the professional home for clinical pharmacy practitioners, scientists, educators, administrators, students, residents, and fellows from more than 60 countries committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the oldest women’s health care organization in the U.S. ACNM is the Professional association that represents Certified Nurse-Midwives and Certified Midwives in the United States. ACNM provides research, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress.
Founded in 1923, the American College of Radiology® is at the forefront of radiology evolution, representing nearly 40,000 radiologists, radiation oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and medical physicists. Core purpose is to serve patients and society by empowering members to advance the practice, science, and professions of radiology care. ACR values leadership, integrity, quality, and innovation.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system.
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science serves as the voice of all clinical laboratory professionals, creating a vision for the advancement of the clinical laboratory practice field, and advocating the value and role of the profession ensuring safe, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient centered healthcare.
ACRP is improving quality in clinical research by directly impacting the professionals conducting clinical trials. We are leading innovation in clinical research workforce development by setting standards for professional competence, and building and validating competence in the workforce.
Blue Cross Blue Shield companies have provided healthcare coverage to members, allowing them to live free of worry, free of fear, In every zip code, Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a personalized approach to healthcare based on the needs of the communities where their members live and work. They work closely with hospitals and doctors in communities they serve to provide quality, affordable healthcare.
Clarkson College offers a remarkable range of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs designed to prepare individuals for both entry-level and highly advanced roles in various health care disciplines. With the support and oversight of the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Trustees, the College continually innovates in education and scholarship to ensure that we meet the needs of students and the ever-changing field of health care.
The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is a non-profit organization focused on pediatric cardiomyopathy, a chronic and potentially life-threatening heart disease. CCF’s mission is to accelerate the search for causes and cures for pediatric cardiomyopathy through increased research, education, awareness and advocacy, and to support families whose children are affected by the disease.
College of Saint Mary is an all women’s college located in Omaha, NE offering more than 30 undergraduate as well as seven graduate degree programs.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Alliance
The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Alliance (DHHA) is a coalition of organizations that focuses on public policy and other issues related to improving the quality of life for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and all people with hearing loss. DHHA’s major objective is to provide a forum whereby relevant information can be shared, plans made and actions taken for collaborative and mutually supportive efforts. DHHA members are not-for- profit national consumer and professional entities of or for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, which represent same, or which deal with deafness, hearing loss, and related issues.
The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) is an association of companies that provide dental equipment, supplies, materials, and services to dentists and other oral care professionals. Our member companies include distributors, dental laboratories, and manufacturers, located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. By providing the best equipment, materials, and services to dentists and oral care professionals, we are partners in improving the oral health of everyone.
Douglas County’s vision is to be one of the elite counties in the United States. Their mission is to respect and respond to Douglas County citizens and provide quality services in a cost-effective and efficient manner. They value responsive government, public engagement, collaborative and creative problem solving, and public/private Partnerships.
At EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the U.S., we work to transform lives by developing and delivering meaningful therapies, and working to truly understand and respond to the therapeutic and support needs of individual patients.
The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) is dedicated to empowering people to better health.
The International Association of Forensic Nurses is the recognized authority on forensic nursing. The Association is the catalyst for universal access to forensic nursing care for patients impacted by violence and trauma.he Association defines and advances the global research agenda to enhance nursing’s evidence based response to the needs of forensic populations.
iSecuretrac Corporation provides electronic monitoring and compliance systems. The Company offers solution such as security and supplement services, alcohol monitoring, house arrest, reporting software, and global positioning system.
Health Trio is dedicated to building secure web-based solutions that improve experiences in value-based care, data integration, care coordination, and member and provider engagement. HealthTrio has been a longstanding leader in building elegant, advanced solutions, all purposefully designed to help simplify the intricate healthcare landscape.
Home Care Association of America main purpose is to “provide leadership, representation and education for the advancement of non-medical private duty home care and provide a strong unified voice to speak to the issues of concern within the private duty home care industry.”
Hy-Vee is a touchstone for its customers’ desire for information on diet, nutrition and wellness topics. The company’s commitment to healthy lifestyles is evidenced by its ever-growing HealthMarket departments featuring natural and organic products, the consulting services of in-store dietitians and chefs, and consumer and employee wellness programs.
The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) is a national trade association based in Washington, DC providing educational and advocacy assistance to innovative and entrepreneurial medical technology companies. Since 1992, MDMA has been the voice for medical technology innovation, playing a proactive role in helping to shape policies that impact the ecosystem. This is accomplished by working with key Members of Congress, senior staff at FDA, CMS and other agencies, and through the grassroots support of our
Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization and is the largest cardiovascular support organization in the world. Mended Hearts is a national and community-based non-profit organization that has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families, and caregivers.
Microbrush International is a subsidiary of Young Innovations, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional products headquartered in Algonquin, Illinois, USA. As a leading micro-applicator brand, Microbrush has been using flocking technology for nearly 30 years and holds more than 50 worldwide patents on this technology. The US-based manufacturing facility is located near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and features test swabs manufactured to address the needs of coronavirus (COVID-19) testing.
NACDS advances a pro-patient and pro-pharmacy agenda. For the ultimate benefit of the consumers served by NACDS members, the mission of NACDS is to advance the interests and objectives of the chain community pharmacy industry, by fostering its growth and promoting its role as a provider of healthcare services and consumer products.
Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $26 billion US convenience services industry.
With more than 1,000-member companies — including many of the world’s most recognized brands — NAMA provides advocacy, education and research for its membership.
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy is a non-profit trade organization and is the only national association representing all stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy industry. The mission of NASP is to elevate the practice of specialty pharmacy by developing and promoting continuing professional education and certification of specialty pharmacists while advocating for public policies that ensure patients have appropriate access to specialty medications in tandem with critical services.
Nomir Medical Technologies, Inc. is a medical device company that develops photobiological therapies to treat diseases that afflict millions of people worldwide.
The Pediatric Congenital Heart Association’s mission is to “Conquer Congenital Heart Disease.” They are accomplishing this through collaboration with patients, parents, providers, and partner organizations to improve quality and outcomes through CHD education, support, research and awareness.
At Solera, they are inspired every day by the hundreds of organizations that committed to healthier lives and communities. Their mission is to change lives by connecting people to healthcare solutions that work.
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York College is a private college affiliated with the Churches of Christ located in York, NE.
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The Federal Group’s mission is to assist our clients in reaching their goals and objectives in the public policy arena. This is achieved through expert analysis, strategic planning, coalition building, and aggressive advocacy.
To discuss what can be done through government relations to assist your organization, please contact our team at (202) 413-2629.
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