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The 2017 tax bill that has been in the news recently is nearing enactment as the House of Representatives and the Senate work to reconcile the differences between their versions of the bill through a conference committee. Once the conference committee reconciles the language, it will be voted on...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010 as a means to help make healthcare more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans who either do not have access to or cannot afford health insurance. As a result of the ACA there were several changes to how...
IDF community member, Betsy Abramson, wrote and presented this speech for IDF Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency – Cleveland. “A woman, her husband and child are walking down the street. They stumble and fall into a deep, dark hole. The woman yells for help. A very kind doctor walks by, sees...
Legislation Will Enable Medicare Beneficiaries with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases to Continue Receiving In-Home IVIG The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization for people with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI), applauds leaders in Congress for taking urgent...
RMS Freedom Infusion System Cleared for Both Subcutaneous and Intravenous Indications CHESTER, NY / September 05, 2017 / Repro Med Systems, Inc. dba RMS Medical Products (OTCQX: REPR) announces the FDA issued a new 510(k) clearance for the RMS “Integrated Catch-Up Freedom Syringe Driver Infusion...
Statement from Horizon Pharma Regarding Hurricane Harvey At Horizon Pharma, our thoughts continue to be with the people of southeast Texas who are facing devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. While we work with partners to provide support for the Texas community, we want to ensure that those...
Shire offers its concern and condolences to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our immediate concern is access to medication for the patients we serve. Where we can, our Patient Services team is proactively working to reach patients and physicians in the area to offer support and arrange drug...
“The Gatesville Zebras” are a group of three 7-year-old boys living in Gatesville, TX who have been diagnosed and are living with X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA). Their story was recently featured on KWTX News of Waco, Texas. Click here to watch their segment featuring IDF Vice President of...
Retiring President & Founder Marcia Boyle’s Successor Selected Following National Search for New Chief Executive The Board of Trustees of the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization for people with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI), recently announced that...
Later this month, MGM Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures will release Everything, Everything, a movie based on a book of the same name by Nicola Yoon about a young woman with Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID). This movie could have been a valuable opportunity to educate a wide audience about...
Awareness Efforts Focus on Increased Access to Lifesaving Immunoglobulin (Ig) Therapies Towson, MD – For the second year, the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) is partnering with the Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) to promote National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month in April and World...