ELSA Reaches Supermajority in the House

Our advocates’ hard work is paying off! It’s been one year since the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA) was re-introduced in Congress. We now have a supermajority in the House who are cosponsoring it!

This Law is For You

Have you spent a year or more fighting for a health insurance claim? What has the emotional and financial impact been on you and your family when you go without care? Continual insurance denials needlessly take a toll on you and your health. The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act can change all that. Your involvement right now is critical.

Tellin’ the Truth About Advocacy

Have you ever said to yourself that you can’t advocate because you don’t know what you are doing or don’t have the time or can’t travel? NFED advocate Beth Orchard dispels those myths and empowers you to take action.

ELSA Gets Its First Hearing in the House

The Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act will get its first hearing in the House of Representatives. Kevin Koser will testify on behalf of individuals affected by congenital anomalies. Learn how you can help at this critical time.

Teen Advocate Wins Award

A teenager from Wisconsin captures national award for his courage to share his struggles with ectodermal dysplasias and create change.

Health Insurance and Teeth

Find out what the NFED Is doing so that health insurance will cover your dental care – and how you can help. Plus, discover resources to help you file successful claims.

Fighting for Teeth

ELSA advocates took action at home and on Capitol Hill on July 17 to ask Congress for insurance benefits for their medically necessary dental care.