Hillary Diane Rodham (Clinton) – WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated and honored to Celebrate the Life of one of North America's most profound activist. She has been a lawyer, a mother, a sister, a wife, a woman politician and female change maker in history. Her efforts in areas of education, healthcare and human rights are endless; always working diligently for positive change, stating that 'women's rights are human rights'.  She is regarded as the most openly empowered presidential wife in American history, save … [Read more...]

Prevention & Wellness: New Preventive Benefits for Women

New Preventive Benefits for Women   It's a new day for women under the Affordable Care Act. Services to keep you healthy including well-woman visits, support for breastfeeding equipment, domestic violence screening and counseling, contraception, and more will be covered without cost sharing in new health plans starting in August 2012. Giving Women Control Over Their Health Care By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services   Women deserve to have … [Read more...]

NORD e-News: July 2011 Edition

NORD e-News: July 2011 Edition Send a Message to Congress on NORD Website Federal budget cuts have been proposed to Medicare reimbursement for drugs and biologics as part of a compromise to raise the debt ceiling. One proposal under consideration is to move orphan products from Medicare Part B coverage to Part D. This could greatly increase the cost for some patients and families dependent on lifesaving orphan drugs and biologics. You can quickly and easily submit a message to President … [Read more...]

HHS.gov – Medicare Finalizes New Rules to Require Equal Visitation Rights for all Hospital Patients

By Miguel Gomez, AIDS.gov Director Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) finalized a new rule which requires hospitals to let patients decide who can visit them. This new rule will “empower patients to designate their own visitors, including a same-sex domestic partner”. This is an important change for the HIV community. To learn more about this new rule read this press statement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. … [Read more...]

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