Horizons in Hemophilia, April 2019

 

General Assembly Passes Step Therapy Bill

By Jeff Cornett, Vice President of Research & Public Policy | April 19, 2019

House Bill 63 passed the Georgia General Assembly and has been sent to the governor. If he signs it, the bill will take effect on January 1, 2020. Hemophilia of Georgia, along with our partners in the Rx in Reach GA Coalition, advocated for passage of the bill. More...


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NHF Washington Days 2019

By Nichelle Sims, Associate Director of Research & Advocacy | April 19, 2019

On March 27-29, over 450 people from 47 states traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with their elected officials on Capitol Hill. Each year the National Hemophilia Foundation hosts this impactful event to allow the bleeding disorder community an opportunity to speak with legislators regarding current health policy issues, including maintaining patient protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More...


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Spring Family Camp

By Kim Williams, Director of Camp & Client Events | April 19, 2019

On March 22-24, 31 families enjoyed a weekend away at Camp Twin Lakes. On Friday night, Edith Rosato, HoG's new CEO, welcomed the families. Families enjoyed an ice cream party followed by their choice of playing board games, watching a movie, or playing a basketball game. More...


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Camp is About More Than Having Fun!

By Kim Williams, Director of Camp & Client Events, and Deniece Chevannes, Director of Health Promotion | April 19, 2019

Camp Wannaklot is a place to develop life-long friendships, gain independence, and learn responsibility. For the last 25 years, Camp Wannaklot has been a place where campers learned to infuse factor, made a friend who also has a bleeding disorder, and met some caring adults who dedicated a week every summer to make camp possible for them. More...


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HoG Family Dinners - An Opportunity to Connect

By Nichelle Sims, Associate Director of Research & Advocacy | April 19, 2019

Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG) hosts family dinners across Georgia to give clients the opportunity to connect and learn from each other and HoG staff members. These dinners are a chance to share stories and get advice on dealing with challenges. More...


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Deadline Fast Approaching to Apply for an HoG Scholarship

April 19, 2019

You only have until April 25th to complete the online pre-qualification form for a Hemophilia of Georgia John W. Youtsey Memorial Scholarship. More...


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