North Carolina Ophthalmologists Take Priorities to Capitol Hill

On April 18, 2024, a contingent of North Carolina ophthalmologists traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with North Carolina’s members of US Senate, US House and their staff. The occasion was the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2024 Congressional Advocacy Day and participants included:

The day included visits to all 14 House offices and 2 Senate offices. The issues presented included:

> Medicare Physician Payment Reform
> Veterans Access to Quality Eye Care
> Utilization Management Relief – Prior Authorization and Step Therapy Relief
> Access to Pediatric Ophthalmology Care
> Support for Vision Research Funding

2024 AAO CAD – N.C. Participants

NC Group with Rep./Dr. Greg Murphy

NC Group with Rep. Kathy Manning


Do you know your state and federal legislators? More importantly, do your legislators know you?
The NCMS can help you connect with policy makers as a constituent and advocate!