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The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs
Date:8/7/2009

ty. For patients with serious or life-threatening conditions or for an individual with multiple co-morbid conditions, this legislation will provide greater access and affordability for prescribed treatments.

"We encourage everyone to join us in supporting this important piece of legislation by contacting their Senators and asking them to sign on as a co-sponsor to the legislation. At the Lupus Foundation of America we will do our part to ensure support for this important legislation and watch with great interest as it moves through the United States Congress."

Read Official Press Release from the Office of Senator John D. Rockefeller

About Lupus

Lupus is an acute and chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system is unbalanced, causing inflammation and tissue damage to virtually any organ in the body. Its health effects include heart attacks, strokes, seizures, miscarriages, and organ failure. Ninety percent of the people with lupus are women, and it is two to three times more common among African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians. Lupus is unpredictable and potentially fatal, yet no satisfactory treatment or cure exists.

About the LFA

The LFA is the foremost national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus, and providing support, services, and hope to all people affected by lupus. Founded in 1977, the LFA has a nationwide network of nearly 300 chapters and support groups and operates programs of research, education, and advocacy.


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