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CSL Behring Awards LEAD Grant to Patient Organizations to Educate Constituents on State Insurance Exchanges
Date:12/2/2011

cate effectively on behalf of their patient population and to make sure the development of state health exchanges provides protections for all patients with rare and chronic diseases. 

"The second benefit will be the development of trained patients to educate and assist other patients to be able to choose wisely the best insurance plans when the health care reform law goes into effect in January, 2014. The third benefit is that this project will allow the opportunity for plasma users of the different patient communities to work together as advocates in their respective states to affect the public policies that may affect them."

According to Michelle Rice, Regional Director for Chapter Services at the National Hemophilia Foundation, many of those affected by bleeding disorders have already been positively impacted by the new patient protections provided in the Affordable Care Act. "The expansion of state Medicaid programs and the creation of state health insurance exchanges in 2014 have the potential to offer consumers something many have never experienced – choices for health care coverage," Rice said.

CSL Behring's Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Dennis Jackman added, "We are looking for opportunities to collaborate with patient organizations to advance advocacy initiatives. Providing a LEAD grant to A-PLUS for the state exchange project will positively impact patients represented by all the coalition members. The state insurance exchanges are a crucially important area where education and advocacy are needed, and we are very pleased to support this effort." 

LEAD grants are awarded semi-annually. CSL Behring considers grant proposals that relate to bleeding and platelet disorders, immune deficiencies, pulmonary disease and critical care. The submission deadline for the next round of grants is April 30, 2012. Applications, specific criteria for applying and more informa
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