2019 Texas Legislative Priorities

The Texas Chapter is advocating for internists and their patients at the state and national level. The following key priorities are the chapter's top issues this session. 

I. Improve Health Care Utilization

II. Opioid Crisis

III. Prescription Drug Pricing

IV. Physician Workforce

Become an Advocate Today! 


Join more than 15,000 colleagues in the Advocates for Internal Medicine Network in ensuring that the voice of internal medicine is heard, and help contribute to ACP's continued success on Capitol Hill.

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Advocacy in Action

Check out news footage of Dr. Alejandro Moreno (TXACP President) and Dr. Chase Maxwell, sharing the need to reinstate funding for the Primary Care Preceptorship Program.

February 25, 2015
KXAN News Austin - Interview

Quick Links

ACP Services Leadership Day

Texas Chapter State Advocacy Day

ACP Federal Legislative & Regulatory News

ACP Policy Compendium -Download an up-to-date summary of ACP's policy positions. Updated Summer 2018.

Electronic Resolutions System-find Chapter Sponsored Resolutions.

Learn Where the ACP Stands on Legislative Issues-topics such as health policy issues, news and recent policy changes.

Project Vote Smart-a comprehensive database that helps you identify federal and state legislators, through a zip code search, and research their positions, voting records, campaign finances, performance evaluations, and even send them an email.

Leadership Day - this grassroots political advocacy initiative brings members of the college together to visit in Washington, D.C to address and speak on behalf of the key advocacy priorities for the college.

Advocacy Contact

Nicole Abbott
Texas Chapter of the ACP Services
Office Phone: (512) 370-1528



SAFE Opioid Prescribing: Strategies. Assessment. Fundamentals. Education

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Member Feedback Requested on ACP Resolutions

The 2019 Fall BOG Meeting is in September and members are encouraged to provide feedback via chapter survey by August 31.

Mark Your Calendar!

Texas Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting
October 25-27, 2019, JW Marriott San Antonio