Hear from asthma specialists and state asthma programs on how to improve access to asthma management and treatment.
The Family Asthma Act, named after the late Congressman from Baltimore, would strength the nation’s public health response to asthma.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a measure that expands the availability of epinephrine – and who can administer it – in schools and other public spaces.
Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill 2023: Advocating for Patient-Centered Care and Affordable Treatments
Patient-centered healthcare means putting patients first. It means giving them the tools they need...
Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill on May 3 to Spotlight Patient Access to Safe, Affordable Treatments
Allergy & Asthma Network hosts its 25th annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill on May 3-4. The event is held both in person and virtually.
Learn ways people with allergies and asthma can do to manage the impact of climate change and poor air quality, and how to advocate for improvements.
Access to life-saving asthma inhalers and epinephrine auto-injectors in schools saves lives – and it is simple and smart, says Andrea Pappalardo, MD.
Allergy & Asthma Network celebrated several advocacy successes at the end of 2022. The...
“More Than Skin Deep” initiative seeks to collect and share patient experiences to inform the drug development process and lead to better treatments.
You can review your coverage under Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D) and make changes that best suit your healthcare needs.
UnitedHealthcare will provide albuterol and epinephrine – essential medications for people with asthma and severe allergies – at $0 out-of-pocket costs.
The Inflation Reduction Act includes funding for reducing air pollution, improving air quality and reducing costs of prescription drugs.
Allergy & Asthma Network works to help Americans with asthma, allergies and related conditions at the federal, state and local level. Making sure the patient’s voice is heard in legislation and policy issues is an important part of the Network’s advocacy work. Advocates play a crucial role in raising awareness, educating policymakers and the general public, removing barriers to care and making issues widely known to make medical care and treatment more accessible and effective. One key advocacy initiative is to ensure people living with asthma disparities have equal access to high-quality and affordable care.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new healthcare issues to the forefront, such as H.R. 7647, the “Preserving Patient Savings on Drug Costs Act.” This legislation delays increasing medication costs for a year after the pandemic ends, putting a cap on out-of-pocket costs, and allow drug-sharing coupons to count towards deductibles. It highlights the importance of all patients to get the medicine they need during the COVID-19 health crisis.