Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Through Dec. 15

2018-11-09T22:35:10+00:00 November 9th, 2018|

Now is the time to renew health insurance coverage purchased through a state or federal health insurance marketplace, also known as an insurance exchange. Marketplace open enrollment has begun and continues through Dec. 15. The federal government website -  www.Healthcare.gov - has tools to sign up for new coverage, change plans or renew coverage for

PHA on the Road – Milwaukee Welcomes PH Community Members

2018-11-02T20:38:30+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) hosted a PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forum Saturday, Oct. 27, in Milwaukee. Individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH), PHA support group leaders, caregivers, families and friends joined health care professionals who treat PH to network and learn at this popular free program of the PHA Medical

Choose Your 2019 Medicare Coverage Through Dec. 7

2018-10-19T21:11:06+00:00 October 19th, 2018|

Medicare open enrollment, also called annual enrollment, has begun and continues through Dec. 7. During open enrollment, all Medicare participants have the opportunity to change Medicare plans or add or drop coverage. Outside of the open enrollment period, there are not many opportunities for current Medicare participants to change their coverage. Medicare plans may adjust which medications and

It’s No Trick: These Kids with PH Are a Treat

2018-10-19T21:07:10+00:00 October 19th, 2018|

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is not just a disease for adults, so the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) works hard to support children with PH and their families. In 2017, PHA established a Pediatric Task Force, which surveyed 200 patients, families and providers to learn more about their needs and concerns. PHA also launched a comprehensive

Attend PHA on the Road – Milwaukee: Speaker Highlights

2018-10-19T21:10:09+00:00 October 19th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forum Saturday, Oct. 27, in Milwaukee. This unique education and networking forum provides people living with pulmonary hypertension (PH), their families, caregivers and friends with a unique opportunity to learn from local PH experts alongside others in the PH

Raise Funds and Awareness to Support PHA’s Mission During Awareness Month This November

2018-10-12T21:30:32+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month, presenting a great opportunity to raise money needed to fund the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), and to raise awareness of PH. PHA has made it easy to get involved! Last week’s PHANews featured fundraising events taking place across the U.S. throughout November. Many may not

Support a PHA Fundraising Event for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

2018-10-05T20:44:44+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

This November, many pulmonary hypertension (PH) community members around the country will gather not only to raise awareness, but also to raise funds to help support the mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Your support at one of these inspiring events will help PHA save lives. If there is not an event near

PHA on the Road – Long Beach Welcomes More Than 200 PH Community Members

2018-10-05T20:42:05+00:00 October 5th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) hosted a PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forum Saturday, Sept. 29, in Long Beach, Calif. The forum brought together people with pulmonary hypertension (PH), their caregivers, families and friends, and PH-treating health care professionals for a day of learning and networking. The forum’s opening session

People with PH: Be Proactive and Prepare for Flu Season

2018-09-28T16:34:17+00:00 September 28th, 2018|

Staying healthy during cold and flu season is important for everyone, but for patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH), it is especially important. Cold and flu prevention is the key. In addition to recommending an annual influenza vaccination for people in high-risk groups—including people with chronic lung diseases and children six months and older—the Centers