DC FLI 2017

DC FLI Advances Medicare Message on Capitol Hill
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The 2016 DC FLI attracted 142 participants from 32 states plus Canada and Puerto Rico, who together visited 165 congressional offices to extend awareness of naturopathic medicine on Capitol Hill – as well as advancing the prospects for a Medicare pilot project that would document the benefits of naturopathic care for seniors.
Numerous congressional offices indicated support for AANP’s draft Dear Colleague letter; the final letter has gone on to be delivered to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Continue reading


The DC FLI attracts leaders across the profession.  It’s where the most exciting work of the AANP happens.

  • The FLI builds momentum. 
  • The FLI builds recognition on Capitol Hill of who we are and what we do. 
  • The FLI builds confidence in our message and our spirit. 
  • The FLI builds camaraderie. 
  • The FLI builds relationships.
The first 2 days are set at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel.  The third day takes place entirely on the Hill.  The energy and fun of the FLI are palpable! See what attendees of last year's event said about the DC FLI here.

By participating in the FLI, you’ll not only boost NDs’ priority national advocacy goals... 
You’ll hear from thought leaders both inside and outside of the profession.
You’ll make terrific contacts from across the country.
You’ll bolster your own state association’s ability to make legislative strides.
You’ll also build or polish the skill of confidently presenting yourself.

The FLI is an unparalleled opportunity to grow in your chosen profession, to boost your own state association’s advocacy work, and to advance our most important shared national goals. Be part of the enthusiasm and the electricity that comes from the shared commitment to transform America’s healthcare!  Join in the 2017 DC FLI. 
Questions?  Contact Mike Jawer, Director of Government and Public Affairs: mike.jawer@naturopathic.org or 202-237-8150.