Why Join AMRPA

Why Join AMRPA

AMRPA offers a wide range of programs, informational tools, educational activities and member benefits. But most of our members join AMRPA for:

Our Advocacy Work

  • AMRPA represents and advocates for the interests of medical rehabilitation providers to congressional and regulatory leaders, and monitors the development and implementation of federal law, policy and regulations that impact the field.
  • AMRPA responds to legislative and regulatory issues facing medical rehabilitation providers. We prepare comments, letters of support/opposition and provider testimonies. We promote the funding and conduct of research to advance the field and to develop evidence-based practice and public policy.
  • AMRPA supports members in their grassroots efforts to educate Congressional representatives on issues of importance to the medical rehabilitation community.

Operational Assistance

  • AMRPA researches, develops and distributes specialized toolkits to support and assist members with key issues, such as the Medicare Appeals Approach.
  • AMRPA staff facilitates access to information or expertise on a broad range of issues, and business challenges.
  • Members can obtain information on the AMRPA website at no charge.

Access to Information & Expertise

AMRPA keeps members informed of all significant policy, legislative and regulatory issues affecting medical rehabilitation providers through:

  • Action Alerts -- Timely alerts to members designed to mobilize national member responses to critical issues requiring Congressional action.
  • Off the Record – Our weekly newsletter includes up to date summaries on legislative and regulatory issues affecting medical rehabilitation providers.
  • Members Only Calls -- We provide timely information on emerging developments and issues affecting the field as needed.
  • Access to members only content on the AMRPA website and the AMRPA member directory, including special reports, updates and analysis on the important issues faced by inpatient medical rehab hospitals and units.
  • AMRPA Member Directory – Reach your peers and the leaders in inpatient medical rehab through the exclusive online directory.

Other Benefits

Other important benefits of AMPRA membership includes:

  • Special discounts for your employees who participate in our educational programs, events and the Medical Rehab Management Certification (MRMC) program. Our Spring and Fall conferences, and webinars provide the latest information and facts about the important issues impacting medical rehabilitation providers including legislative, regulatory, operational, financial and strategic issues.
  • AMRPA Members are eligible to serve and participate on AMRPA committees and are invited to increase their involvement in shaping AMRPA’s advocacy agenda.
  • Listing in the Find a Provider feature on the AMRPA patient information website allows the public to locate AMRPA member hospitals in their area.
  • Our Digital Archive of recorded webinars, an archive of AMRPA magazine, recordings of Members-Only calls are all available for view or purchase.

To complete an online membership application, navigate to the "Membership" page.