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In-Person Testing, Signature Requirements Waived for Home Oxygen

2020-04-02T21:38:04-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) urges people with pulmonary hypertension (PH), health care providers and oxygen suppliers to use new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest rules, issued March 30, waive in-person testing and signature requirements for supplemental oxygen deliveries. PHA is proud to be among a

Now Is the Time to Commit Your Support to PHA Patients

2020-11-24T12:51:25-05:00April 2nd, 2020|

There’s no better time to commit your support to pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients throughout the world by donating to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). PHA is committed to serving the (PH) community and addressing COVID-19, but we need your help. Your gift will be put to work right away. PHA offers online and phone support

Resource Spotlight: Troubleshooting Insurance Problems

2019-12-12T20:43:47-05:00December 12th, 2019|

Troubleshooting delays or other challenges is, unfortunately, common when using health insurance benefits. Many pulmonary hypertension (PH) medical teams have staff dedicated to navigating benefit denials, prior authorization requests and other potential delays. If you have questions or need to advocate for yourself, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) resources can help. To learn more, visit

Join PHA for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month in November…Share Your Story

2019-10-10T16:02:05-04:00October 10th, 2019|

During the month of November, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) gives special recognition to pulmonary hypertension (PH), along with a specific type of PH on Nov. 13, CTEPH Awareness Day. PHA encourages our PH community to join in spreading awareness all month long. Our 2019 Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month campaign focuses on “PHaces of

Board of Trustees Member ‘Out and About’

2019-10-10T17:15:06-04:00October 10th, 2019|

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees member Nicole Creech participated last month in the Patient Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, an accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center (PHCC). Nicole, who has pulmonary hypertension (PH) and sickle cell disease, highlighted resources PHA has to offer the PH community, and encouraged newly diagnosed patients

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Tuesday, Oct. 15

2019-10-10T16:46:19-04:00October 10th, 2019|

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from Tuesday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 7. During this time, individuals with health insurance through Medicare can switch their existing coverage, including making changes from: One Medicare Part D (prescription drug) plan to another. Original Medicare (Parts A & B) to a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C). Medicare Advantage

Central California Walk Returns for Its 8th Year

2019-10-10T16:59:47-04:00October 10th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will be hosting the annual Central California O2breathe Walk on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Fresno, Calif. The walk offers an opportunity for patients, caregivers, friends, family and medical professionals to gather together for a common goal: raising funds to help support those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH) and ultimately