Federal Issues

Send a message to your elected officials in Congress about legislation that has the potential to improve the lives of stroke survivors, caregivers and their families or to support stroke prevention activities. Take action today on the following issues.

The FAST Act would expand access to telestroke care to all Americans on Medicare. Urge Congress to speed the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and support this bill today!

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Ask Congress to reduce financial burdens on caregivers by supporting the AGE Act!

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Tell Congress that you support research into ways to increase medication adherence, like prescription synchronization!

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Over half of stroke survivors are able to return to work following their strokes. The Return to Work Awareness Act provides resources to make returning to work easier for stroke survivors. Ask your members of Congress to support this bill today!

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The CONNECT for Health Act would expand access to telehealth – including telestroke care – to all Americans on Medicare. Urge Congress to speed the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and support this bill today!

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View more legislative and regulatory priorities on heart.org.