Each year, the United States Congress decides how much money to spend on federal programs and government agencies that have a powerful effect on pulmonary hypertension (PH) diagnosis, patients' access to treatments and research toward a cure. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) makes it easy for you to learn about legislation affecting the PH community and to make a difference as a PH advocate.

Take Action

Email iconSend an Email

We are so close to making PH history! Help us advance the Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Diagnosis Act (H.R. 3520 and S. 3361) by sending your Members of Congress an email asking them to support the bill. This bill will work towards better treatments and early diagnosis. Just fill in the blanks and hit send.

Telephone iconMake a Phone Call

Advocate for the Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Diagnosis Act (H.R. 3520 and S.3361) through a scheduled phone call with legislative staff. Get all the impact of a legislative visit without leaving home. PHA can schedule the call and provide all the information and materials you need. Email us to get started!

Corporate iconSchedule an In-Person Visit

Your elected officials work for you. Meeting with them to share your story is an effective way to gain their support of legislation affecting PH patients. There are several ways to meet with your Members of Congress, including visiting their local office, attending a town hall or inviting your senator or representative to your support group meeting.

PHA can set up an in-person meeting for you and provide all the information and materials you need. Email us to get started! Or, to set up a visit yourself, start with our search tool to find contact information for your Members of Congress.

435 Campaign logoJoin the 435 Campaign

PHA's 435 Campaign aims to have at least one PH advocate in every Congressional district. As a 435 Campaign member, you commit to build a relationship with your Members of Congress and PHA will keep you updated on all advocacy efforts so you can stay involved.

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The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) awarded PHA the Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award in 2012 for outstanding service to PHA members in advocacy, education and other key areas.