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Federal Advisory Bodies and Committees

Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL)
Created by Congress to review the goals of the Health Resources and Services Administration programs that support interdisciplinary, community-based training. Provides recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services related to Area Health Education Centers, Geriatrics, Allied Health, Chiropractic, Podiatric Medicine, Social Work, Graduate Psychology, and Rural Health.
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Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD)
Advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services concerning policy and program development concerning the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce. Focuses on family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and physician assistant programs.
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Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Produces independent, nonpartisan, timely analysis of economic and budgetary issues to support the Congressional budget process.
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Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME)
Provides an ongoing assessment of physician workforce trends, training issues and financing policies. Advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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Government Accountability Office (GAO)
An independent, nonpartisan agency that serves as the audit, evaluation, and investigative arm of Congress.
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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)
A nonpartisan legislative branch agency that provides the U.S. Congress with analysis and policy advice on the Medicare program. Examines access to care, quality of care, and other issues affecting Medicare.
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (NACRHHS)
21-member citizens' panel of nationally recognized rural health experts that provides recommendations on rural issues to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
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National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH)
The Council is legislatively mandated to advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the health and well being of migrant farmworkers and their families.
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National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP)
Advises the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Congress on policy issues related to the Title VIII programs administered by the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce Division of Nursing. Includes nurse workforce supply, education, and delivery of nursing services.
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National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC)
Comprised of clinicians and healthcare experts who possess knowledge of underserved communities with a shortage of primary care professionals. Provides recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services related to the priorities and operation of the National Health Service Corps program.
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Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee (VRHAC)
Exists to communicate with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding health care issues affecting veterans living in rural areas throughout the United States.
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