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Federal Relations and Public Policy
Through our Washington, D.C. office, The Joint Commission interfaces with the federal government and other stakeholders on key legislative, regulatory, and public policy issues to promote safe and high-quality health care.
What We Do
The Joint Commission’s Washington, D.C. office works with a variety of external entities, including:
Legislative branch of the U.S. Government (Congressional offices, MedPAC)
Executive branch of the U.S. Government (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, and others)
Federal oversight bodies (Government Accountability Office, Offices of Inspectors General)
National stakeholder groups and coalitions
Browse or search selected resources that highlight the advocacy work we do.