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Bipartisan Coalition Forms to Call for Chronic Disease to be Key Focus of Health Reform in Connecticut and Nationally
Date:4/8/2009

g for more than 75 percent of the more than $2 trillion dollars spent each year on health care in the United States.

About the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease

The PFCD is a national and state-based coalition of hundreds of patient, provider, community, business and labor groups, committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability, and rising health care costs in the U.S.: poorly prevented and mismanaged chronic disease.

The PFCD's mission is to:

  • Challenge policymakers to make fighting chronic disease a top priority and discuss how they will address it in their health care proposals
  • Educate the public about chronic disease and potential solutions for individuals, communities, and the nation
  • Mobilize Americans to call for change in how policymakers, governments, employers, health institutions, and other entities approach chronic disease

For more information about the PFCD and its partner organizations, please visit: http://www.fightchronicdisease.org.


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