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PAD Task Force Commends Reintroduction of ARC Act in U.S. House in Recognition of National Minority Health Month

April 21, 2021

Members of the Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Task Force – including the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), CardioVascular Coalition, CLI Global Society, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, SCAI – The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions and Society of Interventional Radiology – recently commended introduction of the Amputation Reduction and Compassion (ARC) Act (H.R. 2631), legislation intended to reduce unnecessary amputations due to peripheral artery disease.

Additional Information
  • Read the full press release here.
  • Check out the op-ed by Dr. Foluso Fakorede on health equity and the ARC Act, published on The Hill.