Blog Posts in Advocacy

January 9, 2017 by JordanG
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H.R. 302: The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (formerly H.R. 921) was passed by voice vote in the House of Representatives, only three days after being reintroduced Friday, Jan. 6. This is the second time this piece of legislation has reached...
January 6, 2017 by JordanG
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Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA) reintroduced H.R. 302 (formerly H.R. 921), the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act, to the House of Representatives. All NATA members are encouraged to contact their representatives to ask him/...
September 13, 2016 by Todd Christman
By Karen Fennell, MS, ATC NATA Representative to the AMA CPT Coding Panel Since 2012, the NATA has been actively working with physicians and other health care professionals on a new structure to the American Medical Association (AMA) Current...
September 13, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
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After several years of collaborative work with members of Congress, the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921) was passed by the House of Representatives Monday, Sept. 12, a historic event for NATA and the athletic training profession. H.R...
September 12, 2016 by Beth Sitzler
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The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), which was passed unanimously by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee July 13, is going to be voted on by the full House of Representatives today, Monday, Sept. 12. This is a historic...
August 8, 2016 by JordanG
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While H.R. 921, the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act has been NATA’s most publicized legislative effort , our advocacy team is always working behind the scenes on other issues related to the profession. We continuously engage in efforts in the...