[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.130.145. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Views 222
Citations 0
Capitol Health Call
January 12, 2016

Bills to Help Transplant Candidates and Family Caregivers

JAMA. 2016;315(2):122. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17457

Sen Lamar Alexander (R, Tenn) recently urged the full Senate to pass 2 bills to “help Americans lead healthier lives” by reauthorizing and improving federal programs dealing with cord blood donation and bone marrow transplants and by supporting family caregivers.

“Today our committee passed a bill that will help the 20 000 Americans in need of a bone marrow or cord blood transplant every year as well as legislation to support the 40 million family caregivers in the United States,” Alexander, chair of the Senate health committee, said in a statement (http://1.usa.gov/1Lou8Jk).

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×