More than 200 CF advocates from 47 states held nearly 400 meetings with members of Congress and their staff, and more than 850 advocates from across the country called their members of Congress as part of the CF Foundation's first March on the Hill online Day of Action.
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Today, the U.S. Senate released its version of the health care reform bill, titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and in response, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation affirmed its opposition to the legislation.
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a rule expanding short-term, limited-duration insurance plans -- threatening access to adequate, affordable coverage for people with cystic fibrosis who rely on the individual marketplace.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation responds to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's assessment of the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators.
More than 160 people with CF and their loved ones from across the country advocated for a more robust antibiotics pipeline during the CF Foundation's virtual March on the Hill.
More than 60 teens from across the country — 25 of whom live with cystic fibrosis — participated online and on Capitol Hill in the Foundation’s Teen Advocacy Day to advocate for the CF community.
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) developed an assessment of the comparative clinical effectiveness and value of cystic fibrosis therapies. The Foundation provided input to help inform this process.
During the annual event, volunteers advocated for the PASTEUR Act and the HELP Copays Act, two bipartisan pieces of legislation that could have substantial, positive impact on the CF community.
Nearly 200 teens from across the country -- nearly half living with cystic fibrosis -- participated in the Foundation's Virtual Teen Advocacy Day to advocate for the CF community.
More than 200 advocates gathered on Capitol Hill during the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's 14th Annual March on the Hill, championing antibiotic research and development and other policy needs on behalf of people with CF.