At the 2022 APMA House of Delegates meeting (HOD) in Washington, DC, Legislative Advocacy Committee Chair and Trustee William S. Long, DPM, gave attendees a report on the status of APMA's federal advocacy efforts, noting that forming relationships with your legislators "builds bridges so they can help us in the future."
Learn more about the bills APMA is following, as well as major advocacy victories, including this week's update to the VA bill. Dr. Long encouraged delegates to do their part to help gain more cosponsors for the HELLPP Act, stating that encouraging support from more legislators is the only way the legislation can move forward. He recommended delegates and members visit www.apma.org/eAdvocacy to quickly and conveniently advocate for the profession. More in-depth coverage of HOD will appear in future issues of Weekly Focus and APMA News.