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The following organizations endorsed Michelle’s Law.


Support for Michelle's Law Legislation Grows Further
WASHINGTON, DC – United States Senators John Sununu and Judd Gregg (R-NH) today (3/6) announced that five additional national organizations are supporting federal “Michelle’s Law” legislation (S. 400), bringing the total number of supporting groups to 19. The bill, introduced in 2007 by Sununu, Gregg, and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY), would provide the extension of existing health insurance coverage to college students for up to one year in the event of a medically necessary leave of absence.

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Sununu, Gregg Announce Growing Support...
WASHINGTON, DC – United States Senators John Sununu and Judd Gregg (R-NH) today (2/12) announced that the National Health Council, the National Education Association, and America’s Health Insurance Plans are among 14 new organizations supporting federal “Michelle’s Law” legislation (S. 400). The bill, introduced in 2007 by Sununu, Gregg (R-NH), and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) would provide for the extension of existing health insurance coverage to college students for up to one year in the event of illness...

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American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
America’s Health Insurance Plans is a national association representing nearly 1,300 members providing health benefits to more than 200 million Americans. AHIP and its predecessor organizations have advocated on behalf of health insurance plans for more than six decades. Its principal purpose is to represent the interests of our members on legislative and regulatory issues at the federal and state levels, and with the media, consumers and employers. Their goal is to provide a unified voice for the healthcare financing industry, to expand access to high quality, cost effective health care to all Americans, and to ensure Americans' financial security through robust insurance markets, product flexibility and innovation, and an abundance of consumer choice.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. 

American Cancer Society Action Network (ACS CAN)
ACS CAN is a grassroots membership organization that will give cancer advocates the opportunity to shape legislators' and candidates’ agendas to ensure that they include important cancer-related issues and to hold our officials publicly accountable for the votes they take on cancer-related legislation.

American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading 501(C)3 nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association conducts programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, reaching hundreds of communities.

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: "Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."

National Education Association
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3.2 million members work at every level of education-from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

NH Women's Lobby
The NH Women's Lobby is a 25-year-old non-partisan lobbying organization that supports public policy initiatives to improve the lives of women and children and families in NH with 500 members.

NH Medical Society
Dedicated to improving and enhancing the medical system for New Hampshire patients and physicians.  The NHMS consists of medical professionals in New Hampshire.

NH Hospital Association
The NH Hospital Association works to preserve regulatory and business climates that support both the clinical and economic performance of healthcare organizations, expand access to coverage and care, enhance the future viability of essential community providers, and improve public confidence in hospitals and healthcare statewide.  The Association represents 32 New Hampshire hospitals as well as numerous corporate and provider members.

New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants
The purpose of the NHSPA is to promote quality medical care, to work diligently to maintain the highest level of professional standards and to promote the public health policies that improve the health and well-being of all people of New Hampshire. Dedicated to improving and enhancing the medical system for New Hampshire patients and physicians. 

New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association
The New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association is a non-profit organization. As a statewide professional association, it recognizes the common needs of its members. NHNPA believes that by proper networking among its members, it will be able to promote high standards of health care and thereby enhance the identity and continuity of nurse practitioners in our state. The association also recognizes the professional and political concerns facing nurse practitioners. NHNPA has always played a major role in facilitating and supporting appropriate changes in legislation that affect the nurse practitioner.



for more information contact Ann Marie Morse
P.O. Box 6543, Manchester, NH 03108-6543
Phone: 603.587.0422 Mobile Phone: 603.759.3366

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