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July 30, 2021 Advocacy EMSC Firearms Mission Zero Title VIII

ENA-supported Programs Included in House-passed Funding Legislation

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2022 Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill which includes important funding priorities supported by the Emergency Nurses Association.

July 2, 2021 Advocacy insurance

ENA Joins Letter Sent to UnitedHealthcare

The Emergency Nurses Association signed on to the following letter to United Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Brian Thompson following the announcement of a new policy to allow for the retroactive denial of coverage for emergency care.

May 14, 2021 Advocacy Suicide

ENA-backed Suicide Screenings Legislation Passes House

As the Emergency Nurses Association finished its Day off the Hill advocacy event, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the ENA-supported Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act.

September 29, 2020 Government Relations Suicide

House Passes ENA-backed Legislation to Enhance Suicide Screenings

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act, Emergency Nurses Association priority legislation focused on improving the ability of health care professionals working in hospital emergency departments to identify, assess and treat patients with signs of suicidality.

March 27, 2020 Advocacy COVID-19 Government Relations Personal Protective Equipment

ENA Praises Signing of CARES Act in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

ENA commended Friday's signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which includes billions of dollars to support emergency nurses and other front-line health care providers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

August 26, 2019 Advocacy EMSC

Emergency Nurses Association-Supported EMSC Reauthorization Enacted

The Emergency Nurses Association commended the recent signing of important legislation that reauthorizes the Emergency Medical Services for Children program, which will help guarantee that children receive appropriate health care they need during an emergency.

August 2, 2019 EMSC pediatric emergency care

Senate Passes ENA-Priority Bill

The Emergency Nurses Association applauds the Senate for passing the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act on Wednesday.

October 24, 2018 Advocacy Opioid

Emergency Nurses Association Praises Signing of SUPPORT Act

The Emergency Nurses Association, a leading voice in the push to improve emergency health care for patients struggling with opioid-use issues, on Oct. 24 commended Congress for passing and President Donald Trump for signing into law sweeping bipartisan legislation which aims to combat the opioid crisis.