Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Public Policy"
July 28, 2017
The Senate recently rejected a bill to reform our health care and insurance systems. Thank you to the PD community for speaking up for the needs of patients and care partners.
July 26, 2017
Download the toolkit to learn more about speaking up for your needs in the public policy process.
July 24, 2017
PD organizations across the nation are calling the EPA to ban widely used herbicide, paraquat, which is linked to the development of PD.
July 20, 2017
In this Q&A, Ted Thompson, JD, senior vice president of public policy at MJFF talks about what's happening in Washington, D.C. and how you can help play a role in the process of health care reform.
July 14, 2017
Guest blogger B.J. Bement talks about the importance of advocating for health care and making your voice heard.
June 26, 2017
Maria De Leon, MD, a person living with Parkinson's and a retired movement disorder specialist, shares her thoughts on the health care reform proposal recently introduced in the Senate.
June 22, 2017
Every August, Congress goes on recess and legislators head to their home districts. Schedule a meeting with your lawmaker to educate them on policy issues impacting the PD community.
May 31, 2017
Two pieces of legislation moving through Congress seek to repeal a provision that could cut Medicare spending. Ask your senators and representatives to co-sponsor the legislation.
May 24, 2017
On May 23, the president released his full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal, outlining his administration's preferred funding levels for the coming federal fiscal year.
May 05, 2017
The House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which, if signed into law, would make significant changes to our health care and insurance systems.