Dear Addy: Virtual Hill Day
I saw a lot of activity on social media last week about HFA’s Virtual Hill Day and Patient Fly-in. Can I still participate?
Always an Advocate
YES! On May 24th, HFA organized a Virtual Hill Day, in conjunction with meetings on Capitol Hill, to encourage community members nationwide to contact their Senators about health reform. There’s still time to call, write, and tweet your Senators about what you need in reform.
With the recent passage of HR 1628, the American Health Care Action (AHCA), the bleeding disorders community needs to continue advocating for access to quality health care. The bill the House passed would have a disastrous impact on patients with bleeding disorders using either Medicaid or private insurance. The Senate has indicated that they intend to start from scratch on health care legislation and that they need to hear from their constituents.
HFA’s Take Action Center contains all you need to reach out to your Senators:
- Got 5 minutes?
- Send a quick Tweet to your Senator.
- Got 15 minutes?
- Call your Senator and let their office know what you need in health care reform.
- Got 30 minutes?
- Write an email to your Senator and share your story!
Have a question? Click HERE. Your name will be changed in the response.
HFA frequently receives questions from the bleeding disorders community related to advocacy issues. The questions often impact the entire community. In an effort to reach the largest audience possible with our responses to these widely applicable questions, HFA developed “Dear Addy.” Questions submitted to this column are edited in order to protect privacy and should be considered educational only, not individual guidance.
Assisting and Advocating for the Bleeding Disorders Community