Endorsement Archive

 

Jun 01, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies requesting a programmatic increase of $7,000,000 for telehealth programs and activities in FY 2007
May 25, 2006 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding implementation of the EPO Monitoring Policy
May 25, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other specialty nursing associations to members of the House and Senate Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee requesting support for a funding level of $175 million in fiscal year 2007 for the N...
May 25, 2006 - Letter to members of the House Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee requesting support for increased funding in Fiscal Year 2007 for programs to help ensure an adequate nursing workforce as well increased funding f...
May 22, 2006 - ANNA submits comments to BearingPoint Inc. regarding the Proposed Medication Measures for CKD/ESRD
May 14, 2006 - ANNA submits comments to the Renal Network regarding “Delivery of Dialysis Treatment Within the Long-Term Care Facility Report”
May 08, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to the Speaker of the House urging a $7 billion increase (above the President’s request) in appropriations for the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Education in Fiscal Year 2007
May 01, 2006 - ANNA’s Written Testimony to the Senate Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee Regarding Fiscal Year 2007 Funding
May 01, 2006 - Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief (ANSR) Testimony Regarding Fiscal Year 2007 Appropriations for Title VIII - Nursing Workforce Development Programs
Apr 27, 2006 - ANNA Past President Lesley Dinwiddie honored with statement in Congressional Record
Apr 23, 2006 - ANNA responds to the proposed changes to the JCAHO Leadership Chapter
Mar 30, 2006 - ANNA responds to the preliminary draft of the APRN Vision Paper formulated by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Mar 27, 2006 - ANNA endorses "Essential Nursing Competencies and Curricula Guidelines for Genetics and Genomics"
Feb 22, 2006 - Letter from ANNA and other organizations to President Bush and Congress urging them to increase funding for public health in Fiscal Year 2007
Jan 02, 2006 - Letter from ANNA to the American Nurses Association regarding the JCAHO Field Review on the National Patient Safety Goals and Requirements for 2007
Dec 26, 2005 - ANNA hires Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP, a government relations firm, to expand legislative initiatives
Dec 19, 2005 - Letter from the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief, of which ANNA is a member, to President Bush encouraging him to increase funding for the Nursing Workforce Development programs authorized by Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act
Nov 28, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the American Nurses Association regarding the JCAHO Field Review on the Proposed Revisions to Medical Staff Credentialing and Privileging
Nov 21, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to key legislators requesting the inclusion of the 1.6% dialysis composite rate increase in deliberations of the House/Senate Conference Committee on budget reconciliation
Nov 01, 2005 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to House Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies requesting a funding level of at least $156 million for Nursing Workforce Development programs (Title VIII, Public Health Service Act...
Nov 01, 2005 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Senate Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies requesting a funding level of at least $156 million for Nursing Workforce Development programs (Title VIII, Public Health Service Act...
Oct 23, 2005 - Letter to Senate Finance Committee members urging them to include the provisions of the Kidney Care Quality and Improvement Act of 2005 in the budget reconciliation package
Oct 11, 2005 - ANNA's Response to JCAHO’s CKD certification program draft requirements
Oct 06, 2005 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to Senators Grassley and Baucus (Senate Committee on Finance) thanking them for introducing the Medicare Value Purchasing Act of 2005
Sep 30, 2005 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding CMS-1502-P: Proposed Rule for Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2006
Sep 28, 2005 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to Congress requesting adequate funding for the “Nurse Reinvestment Act” and other essential nursing workforce programs at the Health Resources and Services Administration
Sep 20, 2005 - Letter from the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief (of which ANNA is a member) to the Senate Committee on Appropriations urging funding for nursing workforce development programs. A similar letter also was sent to the House Committee on Appropriati...
Aug 23, 2005 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to the Senate Committee on Finance urging the inclusion of the Medicaid Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants Access Act (S. 1515) in Medicaid reconciliation legislation currently in develop...
Aug 22, 2005 - Letter from ANNA and other nursing organizations to the House Subcommittee on Health and Committee on Energy and Commerce urging the inclusion of the Medicaid Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants Access Act (H.R. 2716) in Medicaid reconci...
Jul 14, 2005 - ANNA endorses Nursing Organizations Alliance "Principles and Elements of a Healthful Practice / Work Environment"
Jul 11, 2005 - ANNA joins 26 other nursing organizations in supporting increased funding for the Nurse Reinvestment Act
Jul 08, 2005 - ANNA joins The Center for Telemedicine Law and other organizations in supporting additional funding for the advancement of telehealth funding
Jun 21, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the American Nurses Association regarding the Proposed Language: New Standard HR.1.25 Disaster Job Responsibilities and Proposed Language: New Standard HR.4.35 (For Critical Access Hospitals MS.4.110)
Jun 02, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Medicare Program; Hospital Conditions of Participation: Requirements for Approval and Re-approval of Transplant Centers to Perform Organ Transplants; Proposed Rule...
Jun 02, 2005 - Click here to read the proposed rule published within the Federal Register, Vol. 70, No. 23, Friday, February 4, 2005.
Jun 02, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services expressing concern that a qualified RN from an emergency department was not appointed to the EMTALA Technical Advisory Group
May 05, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the draft Hematocrit Measurement Audit Program Memorandum (HMA PM).
May 05, 2005 - Letter from the Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding CMS-3818-P: Conditions for Coverage for End Stage Renal Disease Facilities
May 05, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Medicare Program; Conditions for Coverage for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities; Proposed Rule; CMS-3818-P
May 04, 2005 - Click here to read the proposed rule published within the Federal Register, Vol. 70, No. 23, Friday, February 4, 2005.
Apr 29, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Forum of ESRD Networks Endorsing the Executive Summary of the Position Paper on Involuntary Discharge, which was developed by the National Task Force on Decreasing Dialysis Patient-Provider Conflict
Mar 30, 2005 - Written Testimony from the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief Alliance (of which ANNA is a member) to the Labor-Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee regarding Fiscal Year 2006 Nursing Workforce and Research Funding
Feb 28, 2005 - Letter from Kidney Care Partners (of which ANNA is a member) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding Physicians’ Fee Schedule Final Rule for Calendar Year 2005, Patient Characteristic Adjustments for the ESRD Composite Rate Payment
Feb 21, 2005 - ANNA Board of Directors approves ANNA-NRAA-RPA Consensus Statement on Nursing Workforce Issues Related to the Provision of Acute Care Dialytic Services in the Hospital Setting
Feb 04, 2005 - CMS Releases Rules of Significance to Renal Community, Solicits Comments
Feb 03, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) in support of NCSBN'’s State Licensure Compacts
Feb 02, 2005 - Letter from ANNA to the Montana State Board of Nursing regarding the January 13 MAR Notice No. 8-32-64, proposed adoption of New Rules I-IX pertaining to delegation (specifically New Rule IX, Advance Delegation to a dialysis technician)
Feb 01, 2005 - Letter from the Americans for Nursing Shortage Relief Alliance (of which ANNA is a member) to President Bush and Members of Congress regarding increase in discretionary funding for public health in Fiscal Year 2006
Jan 28, 2005 - Letter from the renal community (including ANNA) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the Draft Policy on Monitoring of Erythropoietin for Beneficiaries with ESRD that was released on July 8, 2004
Jan 19, 2005 - Nephrology Nurses' Successful National Campaign Educates Legislators about Kidney Disease

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