Advocacy in Action

Congress Works to Address High Costs and Burdens on Patients

Like many other patients, women living with heart disease spend countless hours and thousands of dollars on health care costs. Over the past year, Congress…

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Raising Awareness of PAD on the Hill

On October 30, WomenHeart hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill to raise awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and its impact on women and African…

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WomenHeart Fights to Preserve Health Care Rights Law

WomenHeart led a group of fourteen patient and consumer organizations in responding to a proposed federal regulation that would roll back patients’ protections from discrimination…

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WomenHeart Promotes Diversity and Inclusion in Medical Research

As part of our ongoing work to increase women’s participation in medical research and diversity in clinical trials, WomenHeart weighed in with the Food and…

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New Regulations Threaten Low-Income Women’s Health Care

Health care clinics that serve low-income women are a critical resource for many communities. In particular, family planning clinics that receive federal support through the…

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Increasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehab Care

A new bill introduced by Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and Adrian Smith (R-NE), HR 3911, would increase access to cardiac rehabilitation for women with Medicare.…

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WomenHeart Champions Affecting Change

WomenHeart was founded out of passion – three women’s desire to support other women with heart disease and to create change. They wanted address gender…

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Lowering Drug Costs for Medicare Recipients

Women with heart disease are all too familiar with pharmacy counters, health insurance policies and costs for prescription drugs. That’s why we’re paying close attention…

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WomenHeart Takes to Capitol Hill

Just hours after celebrating the Wenger Awards in Washington, DC, WomenHeart was on Capitol Hill advocating for policies to support women living with and at…

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WomenHeart Champions Featured at Cardiovascular Policy Summit

On May 16, 2019, WomenHeart participated in a Cardiovascular Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event brought together patient advocates, health care providers, federal officials,…

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