Advocacy and Healthy Policy Events

ONS Capitol Hill Days

Join us September 22–24, 2019, for Capitol Hill Days! This three-day event welcomes approximately 100 oncology nurses from various chapters to Washington, DC. You will have the opportunity to learn more about advocacy and how you can make a difference in legislation that impacts your patients and your profession.

Interested in representing your chapter? Apply today to be a nurse advocate and meet with your state’s legislators to discuss key issues that require their support.


Questions? Contact Alec Stone at astone@ons.org or the Hill Days team at hilldays@ons.org.

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ONS Policy Summit

The 2018 ONS Policy Summit Oncology Nurse-Patient Conversations Around Access and Affordability, held on November 13 in Washington, DC, focused on topics including:

  • What oncology nurses hear from patients about affordability, cost of cancer drugs, and treatments. 
  • How nurses & nurse navigators assist patients experiencing financial challenges.
  • The basics of how private insurance and Medicare cover cancer drugs.
  • Key proposals and discussion items in HHS Blueprint/RFI Impacting drug costs for patients with cancer
  • Policy recommendations, patient protections/guardrails, nurse and patient education and resources.

Read the full agenda.

ONS Thanks Our Event Supporters

Silver Level Supporters:

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Support for ONS Policy Summit includes non-accredited portions of the program and networking events.