Health Reform: An Open Letter to HHS

Dear HHS,

I am writing to ask you to include medical foods for the treatment of phenylketonuria, PKU, and similar inborn errors of metabolism as an essential health benefit under the chronic disease management category.
Has Genetics, a relatively new field of science, ever improved the public health? I will argue that is has, and that it must.

I am the mother of two children with PKU, a metabolic disorder they inherited from me. I’m also a Geneticist. Continue reading “Health Reform: An Open Letter to HHS”