We need to speak up and be heard.
Vanessa Maltin posted
Andrea Levario asked that I pass this along:
Students with Celiac Disease Need Your Help
|Reimburse Schools for Special Diets|
|It’s time again for Congress toÂ re-evaluateÂ theÂ child nutrition programs, including theÂ National School LunchÂ and School Breakfast Programs.
This is your chance toÂ tell lawmakers about the needs of celiac students and urgeÂ funding for special diets so thatÂ ALL children can have lunch at school.
|Visit the ACDA to find out how to email your representatives.||
2 responses to “Take Action for Celiac Disease”
There are celiacs whose insurance does not cover the basic celiac tests, including endoscopy, nor cover the patient at all with celiac disease. Someone needs to inform all insurance companies that a celiac treated with (only) a strict gluten-free diet is a better insurance risk than anyone else.
This legislation is a good start, but it does not go far enough, in my opinion, to help all celiacs.
I agree, Janet.
But having been shafted $1500 by my insurance company on this last baby, I think it’s going to take a whole lot of reform to get Celiacs to the point we want to be with insurance companies.