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25 Patient and Provider Groups Applaud June Supreme Court Ruling Though Express Concern About Other Plaintiffs Keeping FDA Authority Challenge Alive

Hemophilia Federation of America is among 25 organizations representing patients with serious health conditions and disabilities and their providers who applaud the Supreme Court’s unanimous June ruling reversing the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine et al. v FDA et al, on the grounds that the plaintiffs don’t

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Advocacy News: June 2024

Word from Washington Federal Courts Unanimous Supreme Court dismisses challenge to FDA approval for mifepristone In a case that threatened to restrict access to hormonal therapies for women with bleeding disorders, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously reversed lower court decisions that effectively invalidated the 2000 approval by the Food and

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Advocacy News: May 2024

Word from Washington Federal Agencies CMS extends waiver flexibilities, reporting requirements for Medicaid “unwinding” redeterminations According to the latest KFF Medicaid Unwinding Enrollment Tracker,  nearly 23 million Americans have lost Medicaid coverage since states were allowed to resume eligibility verifications following the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Nearly 70 percent

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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

In 2001, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designated the month of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month to bring awareness and attention to those living with viral hepatitis. In

Scholarship Recipient: Michael Potanin

2023 HFA Educational Scholarship Johns Hopkins University, Maryland I am honored to have been chosen as a recipient of the HFA Educational Scholarship. This recognition provides immense support to me

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Dear Addy: The Marketplace

Dear Addy,  I am looking at health insurance options for 2024 and keep seeing terms like “marketplace” and “open enrollment.” What does this mean? What

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Dear Addy: SSI Eligibility

Dear Addy, I receive disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program and, through SSI, qualify for Medicaid. I am concerned about hidden pitfalls

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Over the Rainbow

“3, 2, 1,” counting down, I held my breath and flipped the test over. There they were – two pink lines staring up at me.

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A Breakfast with Love

On a typical day, mornings include waking up, getting out of bed, drinking coffee, taking a bath and starting your daily routine. The kids are

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504 Plans

Hello, my name is Lupe Torres! I would like to start by thanking everyone for the opportunity to let me share my experience with the

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Speaking from the Heart

In my family, we have always been very open about issues related to hemophilia. I already knew from a very young age that being the

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