Update on Tax Reform
On December 20, the House of Representatives and the Senate voted to approve H.R. 1, tax reform legislation. Select members of each chamber came together to resolve disagreements between the two versions passed by the House and Senate.
2017 Action of the Affordable Care Act
Congress spent much of 2017 focused on the repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Included is a summary of Congress and the Administration’s actions on repeal and replace of the ACA that occurred in 2017.
2017 ASH Advocacy Activities
ASH continues to increase its efforts to expand and enhance the Society’s reach. NIH funding, efforts to ensure patient access to drugs, and sickle cell disease were top priorities on ASH’s advocacy agenda in 2017.
2017 ASH Advocacy Efforts Related to Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait
ASH continues to invest in and explore the important actions needed to make a significant difference in sickle cell disease (SCD) access to care, research, and global issues. Learn about the major advocacy-related initiatives undertaken by ASH in 2017.