Advocacy in Action: Commenting on Proposed Rules
So, you’ve just read about a proposed rule or policy change that is going to impact you or your organization. You’ve decided to step out of your comfort zone and let the agency issuing the proposed rule know your thoughts. First—good for you! This is advocacy in action! You have taken the most important step! Now, how do you begin? NAHRI’s Professional Advocacy Committee provides the following suggestions to get you started. We will assume CMS is the agency seeking comment, but these suggestions apply to any entity.