Feedback from Professional Societies and RFI Respondents on the Misuse of Race within Clinical Care

Jan 12, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--On September 17, 2020, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced a Request for Information (RFI) soliciting input from stakeholders in the medical community on the misuse of race within clinical care.

Responses to the RFI are included here: 

The Committee’s RFI followed a series of letters that Chairman Neal wrote to professional societies on September 3, 2020, and throughout the fall of 2020, calling on the organizations to partner with the Ways and Means Committee in addressing the longstanding racial inequities in our society and requesting their perspectives on a series of questions related to clinical tools used in their area of unique medical expertise.

Responses to the Chairman’s letters are included here: