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Treatments Acceleration Community Replace
The Treatments Acceleration Community (CAN), a key part of well being reform law, objectives to hurry up the improvement of latest medication and remedies.
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PAN Congratulates Monnie Lindsay for Receiving Bonander Award at Solidarity Stroll
The Parkinson’s Motion Community (PAN) congratulates Monnie Lindsay for being venerated this previous weekend with the Alan Bonander Humanitarian Award on the Parkinson’s Solidarity Stroll. Lindsay, PAN Board Vice Chair and Nebraska State Coordinator, gained the award on April 24 on the sixteenth Annual Parkinson’s Solidarity Stroll held in New York Town’s Central Park. Extra »

PAN Leads Effort to Fund the Treatments Acceleration Community
PAN is main the trouble to safe investment for the newly-enacted Treatments Acceleration Community (CAN). PAN amassed 81 group signatures on a letter urging Congress to acceptable $500 million for CAN.
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U.S. Senate Designates April as Parkinson’s Consciousness Month
Tuesday, 30 March 2010–For the primary time, the U.S. Senate has designated April as Parkinson’s Consciousness Month. This motion indicates the significance of Parkinson’s illness, and acknowledges Congress’ dedication to discovering higher therapies and a treatment for Parkinson’s illness. Because of the movements of Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Mike Johanns (R-NE), and Mark Udall (D-CO), S. Res. 474 was once handed by means of unanimous consent on March 26, and this designation is now a countrywide truth.
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Sen. Johanns Turns into Senate Co-Chair of Parkinson’s Illness Caucus
The Parkinson’s Motion Community (PAN) is happy to announce that Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE) is now a Senate Co-Chair of the Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson’s Illness. Senator Johanns turns into the second one Republican Co-Chair of the Caucus together with Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA). The opposite Senate Co-Chairs are Senators Arlen Specter (D-PA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Mark Udall (D-CO).
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PAN Celebrates Enactment of the Treatments Acceleration Community in Well being Reform
As of late, President Obama signed well being care reform into regulation. This historical law incorporated the Treatments Acceleration Community (CAN) Act of 2009, subsidized by means of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA), Senate Co-Chair of the Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson’s Illness.
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Well being Care Reform Replace

Sunday, March 21, 2010, the Space of Representatives licensed historical well being care reform law. The Space handed each the Affected person Coverage and Reasonably priced Care Act, which was once handed by means of the Senate in December, and the Reconciliation Act of 2010, which contains adjustments to the Senate-passed invoice.
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Senate Passes Extension for Exceptions Procedure to Medicare Treatment Caps
The U.S. Senate the day past handed a big invoice that incorporated an extension, during the finish of 2010, to the exceptions procedure for the Medicare remedy caps. PAN is happy that the Senate took motion in this factor this is so essential to the Parkinson’s neighborhood. We sit up for operating with the Space to increase the exceptions procedure for the remedy caps. Extra »

PAN Helps VA Initiative to Streamline Agent Orange Claims
The Parkinson’s Motion Community (PAN) helps the announcement as of late by means of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to solicit personal sector enter on “speedy monitoring” the incapacity claims procedure for service-connected incapacity filed by means of Vietnam veterans uncovered to Agent Orange. This announcement comes because the VA expects to obtain 200,000 incapacity claims over the following two years after the growth of 3 service-connected disabilities with regards to Agent Orange. Extra »

PAN Works to Prolong Exceptions to Medicare Treatment Caps
The Parkinson’s Motion Community (PAN) joined along with different main affected person advocacy and supplier teams at a press convention urging Congress to increase exceptions to Medicare remedy caps and in the end repeal the remedy caps. The clicking convention was once hosted by means of the Treatment Cap Coalition, of which PAN is a member. John Schall, PAN Deputy Leader Govt Officer, spoke on the press convention, noting the toll the remedy caps have on other folks dwelling with Parkinson’s and different sicknesses. Extra »