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Join us for the 2022 National Conference

Join us for the 2022 National Conference

Dear Friends, As we approach the end of the year, I reflect on all we have accomplished together in serving the limb loss and limb difference community. Because of you, our virtual 2021 National Conference was a huge success. Thank you for ...continue.
Amputee Coalition President and CEO Mary Richards Joins National Health Council Board of Directors

Amputee Coalition President and CEO Mary Richards Joins National Health Council Board of Directors

The Amputee Coalition is pleased to announce its Chief Executive Officer Mary Richards was elected as a new member of the 2022 Board of Directors for the National Health Council (NHC). The Coalition has been a long member of the Council and ...continue.

ACA Special Enrollment Opens Today; Why it Matters to our Community

The Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Period has been extended to August 15. Today, healthcare.gov re-opens for the next three months. This special enrollment period allows you to sign up for affordable, high-quality health insurance – especially if you have lost your ...continue.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Month

National Diabetes Month (aka American Diabetes Month) is observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country can bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Approximately 86,000 people in the United States undergo ...continue.
Coming to Peace With the Challenges as a Caregiver

November is National Family Caregiver Month

Caregiving is a tough job. November is a time to thank all of the spouses, family members, friends and healthcare providers who lovingly support someone after the loss of a limb. The Amputee Coalition’s National Limb Loss Resource Center has created the ...continue.

Amputee Coalition Celebrates House Introduction of Triple A Study Act

— Limb loss and limb difference community applauds Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) and Brett Guthrie (R-NC) for their bipartisan leadership on this issue — WASHINGTON, D.C.; OCTOBER 13, 2020 — The Amputee Coalition applauds the bipartisan leadership of Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-01) ...continue.
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