Advocacy - ANFP

Government Affairs

New Regulations for CDM, CFPPs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the federal agency responsible for administering requirements governing long-term care facilities. In October 2016, CMS released a comprehensive update of the regulations to reflect advances in theory and practice of service, delivery, and safety for LTC residents, including a section newly defined as Food and Nutrition Services.

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State Regulations

Review the most up-to-date sanitation credentialing requirements in your state; Find dietary staffing requirements by state and facility type; Understand the regulations to practice dietetics.

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CDMs Role in Nutrition Care

Learn about the important role a CDM plays in the nutritional care of the individuals in their facility.

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Safe Food for Seniors

Visit the Safe Food for Seniors Page and see what’s new with this important initiative.

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Legislative Committee

The ANFP Legislative Committee exists to assist the ANFP Chief Executive Officer and staff in the development and implementation of comprehensive and effective government affairs strategies for the association on the Federal and state levels.

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Political Action Committee

ANFP PAC is a member-sponsored political action fund which supports Federal candidates who care about the ANFP mission and the work that ANFP members do.

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Advocacy Training

Develop an effective legislative strategy and follow the 16 rules for effective advocacy.

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Position Papers

View ANFP's Position Papers on a variety of topics for Certified Dietary Managers - from foodservice management to human resources to medical nutrition therapy.

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Government FAQ

This Q&A addresses many of the common inquiries heard from members regarding government advocacy.

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