HealthyWomen’s goal of the briefing is to educate Congressional staff, HealthyWomen’s Corporate Advisory Council, federal agencies and all stakeholders in women’s health about the provisions related to patient access, caregiver resources and supports, telehealth advancement, and next steps Congress should take.
Cures 2.0 is a broad federal bill led by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI). The first iteration of this bill was passed in 2016 as the 21st Century Cures Act. By the end of 2022, many of the programs that were created back in 2016 will have to be reauthorized to maintain their funding. Cures 2.0 would not only serve as the legislative vehicle to reauthorize those important programs but build on their successes as well.
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Thank you to our Corporate Advisory Council member organizations — Alora, Astellas, Covis Pharma, Eli Lilly, Hologic, Myovant Sciences, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer and Viatris.
Arika Pierce, J.D., Piercing Strategies, CEO and Founder, Moderator
Fawn Cothran, Ph.D., RN, GCNS-BC, FGSA, Hunt Research Director, National Alliance for Caregiving
Jeannine M. Brant, Ph.D., APRN-CNS, AOCN, FAAN, President, Oncology Nursing Society
Nisha Quasba, Advisor, Faegre Drinker
Ashira Vantrees, J.D., Staff Attorney, Aimed Alliance