LEAD Coalition Supports Passage of the CHANGE Act

On September 27, 288 LEAD Coalition member organizations and allies wrote to Congress in support of the Concentrating on High-Value Alzheimer’s Needs to Get to an End (CHANGE) Act (S.2379 / H.R.4752). The CHANGE Act will strengthen dementia detection and diagnosis, in turn catalyzing improved care, helping promote health equity, and accelerating science to prevent, effectively treat and eventually cure Alzheimer’s […]

LEAD Coalition renews call for Congress to boost FY 2024 dementia funding

Today, 362 LEAD Coalition member organizations and allies sent a joint letter to Congress reiterating support for dementia-focused FY 2024 appropriations priorities communicated earlier this year by the health, aging, and science advocacy community. The letter renews the call for the FY 2024 appropriations bills to include substantial increases in funding to strengthen the national […]

LEAD Coalition urges CMS to adopt geriatrics quality measures

On June 8, 242 LEAD Coalition member organizations and allies wrote to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expressing strong support for inclusion of the Geriatrics Hospital Measure and the Geriatrics Surgical Measure in the CMS Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program (proposed rule CMS-1785-P). Developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), […]