Advocacy Priorities

Promote Physician-Led Urologic Care and Ensure Patient Access to Effective Treatments

Prior authorization; Fail First / Step Therapy; Pharmacy benefits transparency; Prompt payment; PDE5 inhibitor requirements.


  1. Make Prescriptions More Affordable and Accessible by Increasing Transparency and Regulation of Pharmacy Benefit Managers
Encourage Patient-Centered Payer Reform Efforts in the Public (Medicare, Medicaid) and Private Sectors
Minimize Defensive Medicine and Enhance Patient Safety with a Well-Trained Physician Workforce

Medical liability reform; Residency training funding; Non-physician provider scope of practice


  1. Graduate Medical Education and Physician Workforce Shortage

Latest AACU News

AACU-Supported Prior Authorization Legislation Updates

AACU-Supported Prior Authorization Legislation Updates MD: Scaled-Down Prior Authorization Bill Expected to PassThe legislation sponsored by Frederick County Delegate Ken Kerr would establish requirements and prohibitions when it comes to insurance companies approving...

AACU Advocates on the Move

Dr. Damara Kaplan, Immediate Past President, was on the ground in Santa Fe last week advocating for physicians and urology at the Capitol! Dr. Kaplan has also testified on behalf of AACU this session in opposition to expansion of pharmacist scope of practice in New...

AACU Supports the HELP Copays Act

The AACU will be issuing a support letter next week in support of the HELP Co-pays Act. This legislation a bipartisan bill designed to improve affordability and access to prescription medications.   The HELP Copays Act (H.R. 830) would require insurers and pharmacy...

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