June 28, 2022
Meningitis in Florida: An Emerging Public Threat and What You Can Do About It
Florida is currently experiencing an unprecedented Meningococcal Disease Outbreak. In response to this outbreak, CPALs and The AIDS Institute partnered with the Meningitis B Action Project to develop this webinar. The webinar was designed to educate attendees about bacterial meningitis, its serious potential impact on campuses and communities, policy changes and advocacy efforts needed to make an impact, and what can be done to prevent future outbreaks. More information can be found here: https://www.taicfcp.org/MeningitisInFlorida#
October 30, 2020
Empowering PALs: Patient Copay Assistance and the Fight to Protect Access to Affordable Healthcare
A national webinar featuring policy experts and patient advocates from across the country designed to explore important issues related to patient copay assistance and access to care. Panelists covered a variety of topics including private health insurance open enrollment, trends in health plan benefit designs, and a health insurance policy that impacts patient copay assistance and healthcare affordability. The discussion provided education and information on the current status of ever-changing federal policies, and highlighted advocacy efforts and opportunities in which advocates can get involved.
April 29, 2020
National Briefing with CDC: COVID-19 and the Chronic Disease Community
Held in partnership with Chronic Care Policy Alliance, Allergy & Asthma Network, Global Healthy Living Foundation. A virtual briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Hopkins Medicine, UC Davis Health and organizations representing the chronic disease community on COVID-19. Designed to educate health advocates and others about why the COVID-19 virus can put people with chronic conditions/diseases at higher risk for complications and what advocates/caregivers/family members can do to protect those most vulnerable to the virus. Over 2000 participants were involved.