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E-Education

Watch recordings from our past Educational Events at your leisure anywhere and anytime! Our E-Education has more than 400 presentations that cover important Alpha-1 related topics.

You can also search for more presentations on Vimeo at http://vimeo.com/a1f

This program provides the Alpha-1 Community with access to educational programs from our National Conference and National Education Series.

We gratefully acknowledge all our speakers who volunteered their time and gave permission to record and disseminate their presentations.

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Private Health Insurance Tool Kit

Tom Larmondra's, Bio:plus

Tom Larmondra is a Senior Manager of Reimbursement & Advocacy at Baxter BioScience, where he supports three franchises, including Alpha-1. He has worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years. During his tenure with Baxter, he has educated patient organizations, individuals, and specialty pharmacies on healthcare insurance as well as working with state departments of health and advocacy groups to ensure open access to all medically appropriate therapies.

Barbee Bennington 's, Bio:plus

Barbee Bennington comes to the Association with eight years of Alpha-1 Advocacy experience with Coram. She has been a member of the Association since 2002 when she began her six year position as Support Group Leader for the Alphazonies. In 2008, she was the recipient of the Claude Baril Communications Award, in recognition of her contribution to enhancing communication for Alphas through the Alphazonies Newsletter. Barbee has an extensive 30 year background in community volunteer service. Being able to be involved with the Alpha-1 community on a national, grassroots level has been a passion for Barbee since the death of her Alpha niece in 2000 and the diagnosis of her son as a ZZ.

Access & Reimbursement

Barbee Bennington's, Bio:plus

Barbee Bennington comes to the Association with eight years of Alpha-1 Advocacy experience with Coram. She has been a member of the Association since 2002 when she began her six year position as Support Group Leader for the Alphazonies. In 2008, she was the recipient of the Claude Baril Communications Award, in recognition of her contribution to enhancing communication for Alphas through the Alphazonies Newsletter. Barbee has an extensive 30 year background in community volunteer service. Being able to be involved with the Alpha-1 community on a national, grassroots level has been a passion for Barbee since the death of her Alpha niece in 2000 and the diagnosis of her son as a ZZ.

Kym H. Kilbourne's, Bio:plus

Kym Kilbourne is the chief federal lobbyist for the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA ), a global trade association comprising manufacturers of plasma protein therapies, which are unique biologicals that treat rare diseases and conditions, and the collectors of human plasma, the starting material essential to produce them. Kym, who has been with the Association for nearly six years, focuses on preserving patient access to life-saving plasma protein therapies and is charged with leading and executing the Association's strategic federal advocacy agenda by working collaboratively with member companies, patient groups and aligned organizations.

Track 3 - Access & Reimbursement Panel of Experts
Topics : Advocacy

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