PANS/PANDAS Legislative News
There is a concerted effort across several states to get legislation passed to mandate insurance coverage for PANS/PANDAS. There are several obstacles including measures put in place to make new mandates difficult to pass. It is important to keep discussing PANS with your local representatives; if it is important to you then it should be important to them.
Advocate for PANS/PANDAS Awareness and Education
It is important to inform policy makers about this vital health issue. Your story is the most important tool you have as a PANS/PANDAS advocate. It helps to forge a personal connection. Use these helpful tips to better articulate your story to elected officials in a clear and powerful manner.
If PANS/PANDAS legislation has already been proposed in your state, we will post instructions on on how you can help support the PANS/PANDAS bill in progress. So be sure to follow NEPANS on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Plus, don't forget to sign up for the NEPANS Newsletter.
Connecticut PANDAS Legislative News
Massachusetts PANDAS Legislative News
UPDATE: HD 565: An act relative to insurance coverage for PANDAS/PANS filed by Rep. John Scibak of the 2nd Hampshire District
Call and email your legislators amd ask them to sign on to support HD565.