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This presentation was given at FMCC on April 7, 2014. This presentation taught where to find resources to support legislative and regulatory recommendations and helped to understand a legislator's ...

This presentation was given at FMCC on April 7, 2014. This presentation taught where to find resources to support legislative and regulatory recommendations and helped to understand a legislator's record.

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  • 1. Resources for Advocacy Success WHERE TO FIND RESOURCES TO SUPPORT OUR LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY RECOMMENDATIONS AT THE STATE LEVEL
  • 2. EVERY healthcare topic has a family medicine perspective:  Cost Containment and Pricing  Health Finance and Taxes  Quality and Safety  Diseases and Conditions  Cancer  Chronic Disease  Diabetes  Heart/Stroke/Cardiovascular Disease  Infectious Diseases  Mental Health and Substance Abuse  Obesity  Public Health and Prevention  Vaccines and Immunization  Tobacco and Smoking  Pharmaceuticals  Health Reform • Health Exchanges • Health Information Technology • Insurance Reform • Medicaid/CHIP • Providers and Workforce  Population Groups  Children's Health  Adolescent Health  Men’s Health  Women’s Health  Minority Health  Maternal and Infant Health  Veterans Health  Urban/Rural
  • 3. It’s hard to be against family physicians: you stand for everything we should believe in. State legislator
  • 4. Every state government has a different dynamic Every state AFP chapter is different HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD
  • 5. Leveling the playing field with universal resources  AAFP  Robert Graham Center  NCSL (National Council of State Legislators  CSG (Council of State Governments  Institute of Medicine  Foundations and think tanks (depending on your state’s persuasion)  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  Pew Charitable Trusts  Sargent Shriver Center on Poverty Law (MacArthur Foundation)
  • 6. Build Alliances – Coalitions Work!  Be a team player  Coalitions can be with both like-minded and adversarial groups working to move a specific issue forward  Learn from one another  Build community  Relationship building doesn’t happen overnight
  • 7. Partner, Partner, Partner Health Advocates Primary care coalitions Pediatricians APNs Pas Hospital Association Public Health Association FQHC Association Maternal & Child Health Consumers Health and Disability Advocates Campaign for Better Health Care (Community Catalyst ) AARP Make Medicare Work Disease/Organ Groups – Cancer Heart Lung IL Alliance to Prevent Obesity IL Coalition Against Tobacco Business U.S. (IL Chamber) Healthcare Council NFIB (Nat’l Federation of Independent Business) MBGH (Midwest Business Group on Health) PhRMA Insurance (health plans)
  • 8. …and partner some more…..  Federal, state, local, and municipal branches of government are often ready, willing and in need of private sector partners: state agencies: (Dept. of Public Health, Medicaid, Area Agencies on Aging, Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation) Federal agencies: CMS, HRSA, AHRQ, PCORI
  • 9. Develop Materials  Some state chapter examples  California, Florida, Michigan, etc. APN campaigns  Texas and Wisconsin Primary Care Coalitions  Ohio’s Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS)  Colorado’s Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative  North Carolina’s “Our NC Health Care” on Medicaid Reform  Georgia and New Jersey PCMH efforts  EVERY CHAPTER HAS AN EXAMPLE  Some recent IL chapter examples  With providers:  Oppose dentists vaccinating  Oppose psychologists prescribing  Support poison control center  With Disease/Organ Groups:  Support sugary beverage tax  Oppose P.E. exemptions  Support more tobacco taxes  With the State:  Support 1115 waiver  Support loan repayment  With business:  State-base health insurance exchange
  • 10. YOU are the resource! Constituents make the best Lobbyists Communicate Introduce yourself Pick up the phone Stop in the district office Keep in touch WRITE a thank you Connect through social media LinkedIN Twitter Blogs Educate Establish yourself as a reliable and credible source of information Convey your position transparently Be an honest broker of information Deliver what you promise Focus on them Know their priorities visit their website Volunteer for their campaign Contribute to their campaign Service the community Attend events Stop in their office Be patient and persistent Stay positive
  • 11. THANK YOU HAPPY TO ANSWER QUESTIONS! Gordana Krkic, CAE Deputy Executive Vice President of External Affairs Illinois Academy of Family Physicians Office 630.427.8007 Mobile 708.278.6921