Advocacy
HIDA serves as the voice for healthcare industry distributors on legislative and regulatory issues.
Analysis
Get resources on key government topics and industry affairs important to the healthcare supply chain and your business.
Alerts
Stay up-to-date on legislative and regulatory updates for healthcare distribution with HIDA updates, including immediate alerts (member benefit).
Ask Your House Lawmaker to Cosponsor H.R. 6140, “The Fast Pass Act”

Legislation championed by HIDA to expedite the movement of critical cargo across all modes of transportation during emergencies has been introduced in Congress. Ask your House representative now to support H.R. 6140, the Facilitate Access to Swiftly Transport Goods during a Publicly Announced State of Emergency Situation (FAST PASS) Act.

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Advocacy & Policy Issues

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Advocacy
2023 Highlights
2023 HIDA Advocacy: A Year In Review
HIDA’s 2023 advocacy successes continue to position the medical product distribution industry as a trusted resource for policymakers.
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Cybersecurity
Resource Center
Cybersecurity for the Healthcare Sector
Cyberattacks on healthcare entities are on the rise. Browse key federal cybersecurity resources and tools that have been developed for the healthcare sector.
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Shipping & Transportation
Advocacy Issue
Shipping & Transportation
Transportation disruptions have become a healthcare issue.
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Tariffs
Policy Issue
Tariffs
HIDA works with federal partners on the common goal of keeping medical products affordable.
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Reimbursement
Policy Issue
Medicare & Medicaid Reimbursement
View HIDA's Medicare Reimbursement Report Market-By-Market Analysis, plus monitoring of CMS payment rules.
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Emergency/Pandemic Preparedness
Advocacy Issue
Emergency/Pandemic Preparedness
The healthcare supply chain plays a pivotal role in emergency and pandemic response.
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Device Sterilization
Policy Issue
Medical Device Sterilization
Learn more about sterilizing medical products with ethylene oxide (EtO) and HIDA’s recommendations to the FDA.
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Influenza Vaccine
Advocacy Issue
Seasonal Flu Vaccine
HIDA compiles information from influenza product supply and distribution in an annual Flu Report.
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Unique Device Identification
Policy Issue
Unique Device Identification
HIDA supports the UDI system, leading efforts on Low Unit of Measure (LUM) best practices advocacy and implementation.
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Licensure
Policy Issue
Licensure
HIDA supports a uniform national standard for licensing wholesale devices distributors.
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Traceability
Policy Issue
Pharmaceutical Traceability
HIDA monitors the regulatory implementation of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA).
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Position Statements

Lab, Pandemic Preparedness
Position Statement
Preserve Lab Services & Prioritize Pandemic Preparedness In Year-End Legislation
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Regulatory
Comment Letter
Process Safety Management: HIDA Comment Letter to OSHA
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Shipping & Transportation
Position Statement
Expediting Critical Healthcare Supplies Through U.S. Transportation System
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Pandemic Preparedness
Position Statement
HIDA Supports The Medical Supplies for Pandemics Act
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Pandemic Preparedness
Position Statement
Manufacturing Medical Supplies in the U.S.
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Government Affairs Resources

Get the latest on policy issues affecting the healthcare supply chain with immediate alerts, policy reports, infographics and more.

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Action Center: Get Involved

With policy and legislation changes happening system-wide, your voice as a healthcare distribution industry stakeholder is essential.

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Washington Summit

HIDA’s Washington Summit gives healthcare distribution leaders an opportunity to engage in-person with Members of Congress and their staff.

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Government Affairs Alerts

Member Benefit🔓︎ | Get timely debriefs on emerging legislative and regulatory issues at the state and federal level.

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