Legislative & Political Affairs

We believe that advocacy is the key to defining the future of otolaryngology. Advocacy provides you the opportunity to educate your elected officials about what you do and the patients you serve.


1. Tweet your U.S. Senators and/or Post a Message on their Facebook pages.

  • First, identify your U.S. Senators by entering your zip code here
  • Second, find your Senators social media accounts by clicking here
  • Third, tweet/post the following message at your Senators: Keep the momentum going. Repeal the SGR formula by March 31! #FixSGR

2. Send your Senators pre-written email messages.

Click here to send your emails. Legislator information will be entered automatically based on your zip code.

3. Call your Senators.

Call 1-877-996-4464 to be connected. Talking points are available here.

The AAO-HNS supports H.R. 2, The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Click here to see the Academy support letter. 

  • Click here to see a section by section description of the bill.