Legislation & Advocacy

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s legislative, regulatory and grassroots advocacy efforts are designed to ensure that the practice of physiatry is positioned to flourish in the ever changing healthcare landscape. Our staff serves its member physicians by advancing the specialty and its important contribution to the health, function, and quality of life for patients around the country, before Congress and federal agencies.

Physicians across the U.S. are becoming more active and influential in a unified movement to advocate on important health care issues. AAPM&R is counting on its over 8,000 member physiatrists to help make a difference by participating in upcoming advocacy campaigns that are intended to help improve practice and the lives of patients!