Added by Abby Bronson on July 31, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments
Yesterday the Senate voted 51-50 to move forward on healthcare reform legislation -- but no specific bill was actually voted on. The Senate has committed to passing something this week. Once passed, the Senate bill will then have to return to the House for passage or conferencing (if it differs from the House version). Then it moves to the President's desk to…Continue
Added by Annie Kennedy on July 26, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Today, the Senate is expected to start floor debate and motion for a vote on either the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), which would repeal and immediately replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act (ORRA), which would repeal portions of the ACA after a two-year delay. The Senate is working to pass whichever bill is more likely to attain 50 votes.
The Congressional Budget Office released reports last week that…Continue
Added by Annie Kennedy on July 25, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments
Transitions are hard. That’s the truth whether you’re talking about a new school year, a new job, or even a new Congress. And, in particular, new Presidential Administrations are always complex political climates in Washington.
But this year, our Duchenne community came together once again and embraced the challenge of this latest transition. With so many new Members of Congress and Federal Agency leadership in flux, we knew that our 2017 February…Continue
Added by Annie Kennedy on July 19, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
In April 2016, PPMD convened a workshop to assess the measures used to evaluate pulmonary strength, air flow and lung volumes. Thanks to the tireless effort of Dr. Jonathan Finder, this summary has now been published.…Continue
Added by Kathi Kinnett on July 17, 2017 at 9:35am — No Comments
Sadly, I never had the honor of meeting PJ Nicholoff, but I’ve met his parents. And if PJ was anything like his father, Brian, he was vibrant, compassionate, caring, engaged and tenacious!
Added by Kathi Kinnett on July 16, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Today Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) named Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare Neuromuscular Clinic (Gillette) our 16th Certified Duchenne…Continue
Added by PPMD on July 13, 2017 at 11:21am — No Comments