The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the Voice of Brain Injury on Capitol Hill. We advocate for greater access to care, expanded brain injury research, adequate resources for state programs, and increased congressional awareness of brain injury issues.
2023 Legislative Issue Briefs
Read our 2023 Legislative Issue Briefs, which contain all of the legislative priorities for BIAA in the coming year.
Bolster Brain Injury Research
BIAA urges lawmakers to build knowledge on COVID-19-related brain injuries and fully fund the TBI Model Systems of Care.
End Mandatory Medicaid Estate Recovery
BIAA urges support of legislative action ending unfair Medicaid recoveries.
Allocate Federal Resources
BIAA urges lawmakers to appropriate the necessary resources for federal TBI programs.
Join the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force
The Congressional Brain Injury Task Force is essential to the brain injury community.
Post-Acute Care (PAC) Principles to Guide Unified PAC Payment System Development from a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Perspective
BIAA strongly urges consideration of the following guiding principles when designing a post-acute care payment system.
Support Brain Injury Education for First Responders
BIAA urges lawmakers to support the Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Law Enforcement Training Act.
Improve Awareness and Understanding of Brain Injury
BIAA urges lawmakers to take a stand to protect student athletes from concussion
Traumatic Brain Injury Act
The TBI Act is the only federal law that authorizes and funds research, data collection, public education, and service system...
Special Needs Trust Fairness Act
The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act allows individuals with disabilities to establish special needs trusts to supplement the care provided...
21st Century Cures Act
The 21st Century Cures Act increases investment in medical research at the National Institutes of Health and changes how the...
Social Security Disability Insurance (Title II of Social Security Act)
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that provides cash payments to individuals who are under age 65,...
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
The Brain Injury Association of America is amplifying the voices of the brain injury community with our #MoreThanMyBrainInjury campaign throughout March. Stay informed of events, opportunities, and resources by signing up for our email list below.