Public policy issues having a direct impact on the discipline are actively monitored and communicated by the Public Policy Committee, which is making recommendations to influence issues as they are raised in the nation's capital.
Be an Advocate: Participate in Liver Capitol Hill Day, March 26
Federal Register: FDA HCV Treatment Guidance for Industry [PDF]October 2013
Warnings for Hepatitis B Reactivation in Cancer Patients Welcomed by AASLD
AASLD Press Release: The Burden of Liver Disease [PDF]July 2013
Joint Statement on HBV Discrimination Departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services issue statement regarding HBV discrimination at health-related schools.
Baby Boomers Should Get Tested for HCVA small change in rating from the US Preventive Services Task Force has incredible consequences — allowing baby boomers to get tested for HCV without copayment.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Announces That the Registry of Patient Registries (RoPR) is Available Online
Hepatitis Awareness: Bringing Attention to a Silent Epidemic
Center for Disease Control Announces the Release of a New Vital Signs Report Urging the Importance of Testing Baby Boomers for HCV [PDF]May 2013
HHS: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis [PDF]May 2011 - May 2012
Appropriations Bill Funding for NIH [PDF]October 2012
Shedding Light on a Hidden Epidemic -- AASLD Endorses the Centers for Disease Control's Plan to Identify Those Infected with Hepatitis C VirusAugust 2012
AASLD Gravely Concerned About the Elimination of the Agency for Healthcare Reasearch and Quality [PDF]July 2012
Academy Health Strongly Opposes the FY 2013 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill [PDF]July 2012
Updated CDC Recommendations for the Management of Hepatitis B Virus-Infected Health Care Providers and Students [PDF]July 2012
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