Last month, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and I partnered to create the Cystic Fibrosis Caucus in the U.S. Senate. We are working toward a day when CF stands for “Cured Forever.”
The package of tax reforms expected to be signed into law includes several provisions that will impact some people with cystic fibrosis.
The event, held at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, aimed to educate members of Congress on the impact of the proposed rule to expand short-term insurance plans on people with serious and chronic health conditions.
Dana Handler, an intern with the Foundation's advocacy team, recounts her experience and explains her renewed confidence that we'll find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
A top priority for the next administration and Congress is health care reform. As an adult living with cystic fibrosis, I've been wondering what this will mean for me, our community and our ability to access high-quality, affordable care.
This year, Cystic Fibrosis Advocates inspired new champions in Washington, D.C. and in state capitols across the country to take action on critical CF-related issues.
Chad Riedy and Jaclyn and Drew Strube will help lead the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's advocacy work to inspire action and help shape public policies that help people with CF access high-quality, specialized care.
On Friday, a federal judge issued a decision in Texas v. United States, finding the Affordable Care Act to be unconstitutional. This decision could ultimately leave people with pre-existing conditions, like cystic fibrosis, without patient protections while also jeopardizing access to adequate, affordable health care coverage.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recently signed on to a letter with more than 70 organizations in opposition to the Right to Try Act, which passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month.
A mother worries that her son may lose access to crucial cystic fibrosis medication if proposed health care reforms are carried out.