“How Congress Works” is a comprehensive guide on the legislative process in the U.S. Congress. It explains the roles of committees, subcommittees, and the importance of constituent contacts. The document covers the steps in drafting and passing legislation, including authorizing, appropriations, and entitlements. It also highlights the influence of individual members and staff, emphasizing the significance of early involvement in legislative matters and the strategic timing of communication for effective advocacy.
The SGIM Advocacy Toolkit is designed for those who are passionate about influencing healthcare policy and advancing the cause of comprehensive, equitable, and effective healthcare.