Advocacy in Action

ACT for Better Diagnosis

The majority of Americans will experience at least one diagnostic error in their lifetime. For many women with heart disease, they know all too well…

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Improving Timely Diagnosis for Patients

As members of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, WomenHeart ensures that the voices of women heart patients are included in the work to improve the…

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August 2018 – Defending Patient Protections

Amy’s Advocacy Update WomenHeart continues our work to ensure that all women living with and at risk of heart disease can get the health care…

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#DefendPreEx: Why Heart Health Matters

Everyone needs health insurance, but never is that more real than after being diagnosed with a heart condition. The Affordable Care Act was instrumental in…

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Living Well with AFib

Did you know that women with AFib are more likely than men with AFib to have a stroke; Afib is the leading cause of debilitating stroke in women;…

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July 2018 – Navigator Program for Health Insurance

Amy’s Advocacy Update One of WomenHeart’s priorities is to ensure that all women living with or at risk of heart disease have access to insurance…

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Funding Cuts to the Navigator Program

Navigating the health care system can be complicated and overwhelming. That’s why WomenHeart, along with over 100 organizations, told the Department of Health and Human…

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Lowering Drug Pricing and Reducing OOP Cost

Together with 52  patient advocacy groups, we submitted a response to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) RFI on its Blueprint to Lower…

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June 2018 – Fighting for Health Equity for Women

Amy’s Advocacy Update As we move into the summer, Congress is busy working on spending bills that fund agencies and programs that are critical to…

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WomenHeart Partners with NHLBI in Celebrating 70-year History

WomenHeart co-hosted a reception on Capitol Hill with other members of the National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the…

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