Community Discussion Forum Adults and PKU Legislation Mandating Insurance Coverage!

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    The Medical Foods Equity Act was re-introduced in the Senate by John Kerry last week!  It is Senate Bill 311.  Last year the bill never moved forward because it did not have enough co-sponsors.  Up to 50 co-sponsors are needed to move the bill to the next step in the legislative process.  If this bill becomes law, it will mandate that health insurance must cover medical formula and medical foods for the treatment of PKU and other allied disorders.  The help of the PKU community is needed!  Please call your U.S. senators and ask them to co-sponsor the bill.   You can go to the NPKUA website and find a guide to use on your call!

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