Federal Legislative Advocacy
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is committed to the enactment of legislation that will strengthen the delivery of, and access to, quality healthcare services in the United States. To achieve this goal, the Academy’s Advocacy team, in collaboration with our physician volunteers, actively engage lawmakers on a variety of issues.
Health Policy Advocacy
The AAO-HNS is committed to identifying and combating harmful coverage policies that threaten access to quality otolaryngology-head and neck services. The Academy’s Advocacy team, in collaboration with our dedicated members, actively engage with payers to achieve this goal.
Statement from American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery on FDA Final Rule on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
In response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) release of the final rule enabling access to over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids for millions of Americans, the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) released a statement by James C. Denneny III, MD, Executive Vice President and CEO.