American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is a nonprofit medical association established in 1949 to advocate for quality cardiovascular care through education, research promotion, development and application of standards and guidelines, and to influence health care policy. The organization publishes a number of publications for members and the public including ACC News, Cardiology, the ACC Cardiosource Review Journal, CV News Digest, and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). JACC also has two 'daughter' journals focused on Cardiovascular Interventions and Cardiovascular Imaging. The organization has 48 chapters in the United States and in Puerto Rico. Its current president is Ralph G. Brindis, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C., and its CEO is Jack Lewin, M.D. The ACC has been called the "leading professional society for heart specialists."
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Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2008 filing.
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of American College of Cardiology
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American College of Cardiology $2,714,461
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Health Issues,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3162 Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 S.1693 Wired for Health Care Quality Act H.R.3800 Promoting Health Information Technology Act H.R.6331 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 S.2029 Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2007 S.3101 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 H.R.1108 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act H.R.1293 Access to Medicare Imaging Act of 2007 H.R.583 Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2007 H.R.1952 National Health Information Incentive Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 41 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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The tables show occurrences of "American College of Cardiology" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 32 CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2009; and Revisions to the Amendment of the E Prescribing Exemption for Computer Generated Facsimile Transmissions 2008
- Toggle 9 CMS Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2009 Rates; Proposed Changes to Disclosure of Physician Ownership in Hospitals and Physician Self-Referral Rules; Proposed Collection of Information Regarding Financial Relationships Between Hospitals and Physicians 2008
- Toggle 9 EPA Review of the NAAQS for Ozone - Regulatory Impact Analysis 2007
- Toggle 6 EPA Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter 2007
- Toggle 4 FDA Dental Devices: Classification of Dental Amalgam and Reclassification of Dental Mercury; Issuance of Special Controls for Amalgam Alloy 2008
- Toggle 4 CMS Medicare Program: Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates; Proposed Changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates 2008
- Toggle 4 FDA Sentinel Network To Promote Medical Product Safety 2007
- Toggle 2 EPA Control of Emissions from New Marine Compression-Ignition Engines at or Above 30 Liters per Cylinder; Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2007
- Toggle 2 DEA Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances 2008
- Toggle 2 EPA Integrated Science Assessment (ISA) for Particulate Matter 2007