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Government Relations

ACNM Government Relations Areas of Focus

  • Representation of nuclear physician's interests before Congress and federal regulatory bodies
  • Monthly government affairs reports
  • Electronic issue alerts
  • FDA activities with respect to review and approval of radiopharmaceuticals
  • NRC quality assurance activities
  • Efforts to influence federal funding for nuclear medicine research
  • Educational and training requirements for NRC licensure
  • Nuclear medicine political action committee

Breaking News

ACNM relays concern about Executive Order 13769, suspending the entry of alien nationals from seven countries, to the US President.  Read ACNM's letter to the president.

ACNM responds to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft Program-Specific Guidance About Medical Use Licenses (NRC-2016-0122), questioning the utility of the proposed revision.  Read ACNM's response.

Latest News

  • November 19, 2018SNMMI Addresses Mo-99 Isotope Shortage
    SNMMI, along with several other organizations, sign letter to the U.S. Department of Energy and the Office of Management and Budget in regards to Mo-99 shortages.
  • November 7, 2018SNMMI Advocacy Post-Election
    A brief summary of yesterday's election results, including milestones achieved, new faces, and how you can get involved.
  • November 6, 2018NRC Seeks Public Input on Training and Experience Requirements
    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be holding public meetings to obtain input on training and experience requirements.
  • November 2, 2018CMS Issues Final 2019 Payment Rules
    CMS has released the Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System final rules.
  • October 25, 2018SNMMI Needs Your Help – RUC Survey
    The American Medical Association (AMA) has an expert panel called the Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC), which advocates for accurate valuation of all physician services. If you receive a request from SNMMI to participate in an AMA RUC survey, it is imperative that you participate so your voice can be heard.
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