Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Ameritas Honors Hemophila A Advocate With $20K Grant to NHF

Jim Christensen Jr., a hemophilia A patient who has supported the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) for more than three decades, has received the Lester A. Rosen Humanitarian and Achievement Award, given annually by Ameritas, for which he is an independent financial representative. With the award, the insurance company…

Sept. 18 is ‘Unite Day’ for Bleeding Disorders Community

Bleeding disorder patients and their supporters are encouraged to participate on Sept. 18 in Unite Day, a national virtual event aimed at celebrating the community and underscoring the need for treatment for all. Unite Day complements participation in the annual Unite for Bleeding Disorders Walk, both presented by the…

NHF, InSourceRx Offering Prescription Savings

InSourceRx is partnering with the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) to help those with inheritable blood disorders, such as hemophilia, better afford medications. InSourceRx is a pharmacy discount card company that teams up with nonprofit and patient advocacy organizations to provide discounts for essential medicines and supplies. Blood…

EveryLife Introduces First of Kind ‘Roadmap’ to ICD Codes

To help patient advocacy leaders and their partners better understand how global health statistics codes — known as ICD codes — are assigned, updated, and revised in the U.S. health information system, the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases is presenting a first-of-its-kind resource guide. The foundation created the…

Grifols Doubles Factor VIII, IX Treatment Donations to WFH Aid Program

Grifols is expanding its commitment to the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) Humanitarian Aid Program, donating at least 240 million international units (IU) of blood clotting factors over eight years to consistently treat some 3,000 bleeding disorder patients in developing countries. The contribution, starting in 2022 and running through…