NAMI Issues Blueprint to Lawmakers to Ensure Health Care is Adequate, Affordable and Accessible

Oct 14, 2020

 
NAMI and 32 other organizations representing more than a hundred million people with pre-existing conditions released “The 100 Days Agenda: A Patient-First Blueprint” to urge lawmakers to ensure all Americans have access to adequate and affordable health coverage. 
 
This first-of-its-kind collaboration outlines specific steps the President and other elected officials can immediately take to protect people with pre-existing conditions, like mental illness, once sworn into office in January.
 
The first 100 days of a president’s term and a new Congress are a key period when elected officials can leverage post-election momentum to initiate major reforms. Lawmakers have a unique opportunity to use that moment to prioritize individuals’ need for quality, affordable health care.
 
Read the full agenda or the one-page summary for more information. 

NAMI is joined by the following organizations in releasing The 100 Days Agenda: A Patient-First Blueprint”
 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
American Lung Association
Epilepsy Foundation 
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Muscular Dystrophy Association 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society 
National Psoriasis Foundation 
American Heart Association 
National Patient Advocate Foundation 
National Health Council 
Arthritis Foundation 
United Way Worldwide
Chronic Disease Coalition 
Lutheran Services in America
American Liver Foundation 
National Organizations for Rare Disorders
Hemophilia Federation of America
Mended Hearts & Mended Little Hearts
American Kidney Fund
Cancer Support Community
ALS Association 
The AIDS Institute
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
National Kidney Foundation 
Susan G. Komen 
National Hemophilia Foundation 
Pulmonary Hypertension Association 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America 
Family Voices
March of Dimes 
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation 
 

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