As a member of the National Coalition of Autoimmune Patients Groups (NCAPG), a coalition founded by the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), the Celiac Disease Foundation signed onto the proposed rule comments from I Am Essential that would dramatically change the regulations that implement Section 1557, the anti-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act. The drafted comments focus on the impact of the proposed changes that impact benefits design and access to care and treatment for people with serious, chronic health care conditions.

Read the full comment letter here.

About American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

The AARDA is an organization dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity.

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