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Updates from Washington

News from our nation’s capital shifts rapidly, so it’s important to stay up to date. Here, you’ll find the latest information on policies impacting people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Also learn how The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Parkinson’s advocates across the country are working to effect positive change for our community.


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    CDC Selects Parkinson's as One of the First Diseases Included in New Database

    The database will be a valuable resource for collecting information how many people are living with PD, who they are and where they are located.

  • 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Has Begun

    2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Has Begun

    Learn more about selecting a Medicare plan that meets your health care needs.

  • New Law Seeks to Increase Access to Lower-cost Prescriptions

    New Law Seeks to Increase Access to Lower-cost Prescriptions

    The president signed two bills that are the first pieces of legislation since the administration released a proposal to tackle the high price of medications.

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    Work & Benefits


  • Michael J. Fox at a meeting with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

    Contact Your Policymakers


  • Two male advocates in front of the United States Capitol building at the Parkinson's Policy Forum.

    Our Public Policy Priorities


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