As the trade association for the Urgent Care industry, UCA actively works to educate members of Congress, state and local legislators and federal regulatory agencies about Urgent Care issues.

We work to inspire change that supports the Urgent Care industry and the patients we serve.

Advocacy Strategies

View the 2022-2025 UCA Advocacy Strategies and Priorities here.
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The Urgent Care Political Action Committee (UCAPAC) is an affiliate of the members of the Urgent Care Association. 


Top Three Advocacy Priorities

Pass "Sense of Congress" Resolution

Educate members of Congress by introducing and passing a bipartisan Urgent Care Awareness “Sense of Congress” resolution.

Restore Medicaid reimbursement

Restore Medicaid evaluation and management reimbursement codes to 100% of Medicare = Medicaid/Medicare Parity.

Nationalize Urgent Care standards

Ensure new standards and regulations impacting the Urgent Care industry promote the interests of our members.

2022 – 2025 Advocacy Priorities & Strategies

Our overarching goal is ensuring the advancement and long-term success of Urgent Care. This plan currently spans 2022-2025.

Advocacy Toolkit

The UCA Advocacy Toolkit includes resources and tips that will help you effectively communicate with lawmakers and others on Urgent Care industry priorities.

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Every bit of support helps advance Urgent Care priorities. Thank you for your support of this essential component of healthcare.

Interested in being an Advocate for Urgent Care? Contact Kim Youngblood, Chief Governmental Affairs Officer at to learn about how you can help.