PHA Live is a monthly series of Facebook Live events and webinars that provides an opportunity for those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH) to hear from experts on health, wellness, science and research topics. Recordings of PHA Live events will become available on this page within three business days of the original program.

Navigating 2024 Open Enrollment

Thursday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. EDT

The open enrollment period for health insurance is fast approaching. Join us for the PHA Live webinar, “Navigating 2024 Open Enrollment” to receive answers to questions on:

  • When the open enrollment period will begin and end.
  • Changes that may impact your pulmonary hypertension (PH) treatment and care coverage.
  • The difference in health coverage plans.

Jaeger Spratt, MSW, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s treatment and program access manager, will be joined by insurance coverage expert, Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT, to answer your open enrollment questions.

Don’t miss this timely discussion.

About the Speakers

Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT

Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT, is a PH clinic coordinator and associate in pulmonary medicine at the Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville, Fla. campus, a PHA-accredited Center of Comprehensive Care (CCC). She has worked with pulmonary hypertension patients since 2006. In addition to being a member of national and local boards for respiratory care, she is an active member of PHA’s PH Professional Network (PHPN), sitting on PHPN’s Practice and Symposium Committees. She is also a member of the Scientific Leadership Council’s Insurance Advocacy Committee.

Jaeger Spratt, MSW (pronouns: they/them)

Jaeger Spratt oversees PHA’s grassroots advocacy network. The network empowers people affected by PH to effect change by educating and influencing elected officials. They also help community members with managing copay assistance, choosing insurance and other treatment-access issues. Jaeger holds a Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and has federal policy and legislative advocacy experience with the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Watch Previous PHA Live Events


2022 Focus on Pulmonary Hypertension Research

Pulmonary hypertension experts Anna Hemnes, M.D., and Evan Brittain, M.D., M.Sc., moderate a panel discussion on the latest advances in pulmonary hypertension (PH) research. Panelists Thenappan Thenappan, M.D., and Corey Ventetuolo, M.D., share relevant data and research advances presented at the PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Atlanta.

Thanks to our supporters of PHA Connects, patient education programs.


PHA thanks Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its Diamond sponsorship of the PHA Connects fund, which sponsors patient education programming.


PHA thanks United Therapeutics for its Silver sponsorship of the PHA Connects fund, which sponsors patient education programming.


PHA thanks Altavant for its Bronze sponsorship of the PHA Connects fund, which sponsors patient education programming.