Solve M.E. Position Statements and Letters

July 8 – Solve M.E. Joins 37 Organizations of the Defense Health Research Consortium (DHRC) to Express Support for Peer Review Grant Process at the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)
May 21, 2021 – Solve M.E. Joins Over 120 Organizations In Requesting Continued Support for Defense Health Research Programs Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) at the Department of Defense (DoD). *Companion Letter Sent to House
May 6, 2021 – Solve M.E. and 50 Organizations Join AAPM&R’s Call for a Federal Commission to Develop a Comprehensive National Plan to Defeat the Long COVID Crisis
April 28 – Solve M.E. Joins Over 100 Organizations In Requesting Funding for Consumer Assistance Program (CAPs)
April 16, 2021 – Solve M.E. Signs Cigna Letter to Patients & Providers Regarding the Use of Cosentyx
April 2, 2021 – Solve M.E. Signs Letter in Response to MACPAC’s Proposed Differential Rebate Models for Accelerated Approval Drugs
April 1, 2021 – Solve M.E. Signs Letter in Support of the Establishment of a new Health Advanced Research Projects Agency (HARPA)
March 24, 2021 – Solve M.E President Oved Amitay Responds to Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Citing False Information About ME/CFS and Long COVID
March 24, 2021 – Solve M.E. Joins 200 Organizations Requesting President Biden and Congressional Leadership Champion the Research Investment to Spark the Economy (RISE) Act
February 25, 2021 – Solve M.E. and 49 Other Members of the Long COVID Alliance Make Recommendations to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
February 2, 2021 – Solve M.E. and 10 Other ME/CFS Organizations Sign Letter to Congress Recommending Additional Priorities for Upcoming Federal 2021 COVID-19 Relief Package
December 18, 2020 – Solve M.E. Calls for Retraction, Correction of Misleading Information about ME/CFS in Psychology Today
December 10, 2020 – Solve M.E. Joins 57 Other Organizations In a Call to Action for Health Equity
December 4, 2020 – Sign-On Letter to Leader McConnell and Speaker Pelosi from Research!America
December 4, 2020 – Solve M.E. Signs Letter with 20 Other Chronic Disease Stakeholders in Push for Federally Funded Research into Long COVID
September 8, 2020 – Public Comments – Solve M.E. calls for ME/CFS Federal Advisory Committee Reinstatement at Office of Women’s Health
September 3, 2020 – Public Comments – Solve M.E. calls for Prioritization of People with ME/CFS in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
July 13, 2020 – Solve M.E. Signs Letter  to Congress Outlining Urgent Nonprofit Policy Priorities in Reforms to CARES Act
July 10, 2020   Solve M.E. Signs Letter to Congress Supporting Policies to Protect and Accommodate the Immunocompromised During the Pandemic
June 11, 2020 – H.R. 7057, The Understanding COVID-19 Subsets and ME/CFS Act
May 14, 2020 – Public Comments – Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
May 6, 2020 – Support Research Protections for Non-Profits in COVID-19 response
April 9, 2020 – Solve M.E. Signs Letter Urging Congress to Expand Paid Leave for People with Chronic Heath Conditions
February 18, 2020 – H.R. 913, The CLINICAL TREATMENT Act – Endorsement
February 6, 2020 – Friends of PCORI – Health Extenders Package
January 31, 2020 – Public Comments – Docket No. SSA-2018-0026: Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews
November 22, 2019 – Trial By Error: Open Letter to Dr Godlee about BMJ’s Ethically Bankrupt Actions
September 10, 2019  Comments and Thanks: “A Town for People with Chronic-Fatigue Syndrome.”
September 5, 2019 – ME/CFS Disease Criteria and Terminology: Research, Inclusion and Community
July 22, 2019 – Letter of support for EU petition, Funding for ME Biomedical Research
July 8, 2019 – Public Comments, July 10th Meeting of U.S. Access Board
June 8, 2019 – Request for Further Research Regarding Current Guidelines Applicability for those Disabled by ME/CFS
May 9, 2019 – Statement by Solve ME/CFS Initiative (Solve ME) on Senate Resolution and Labor-HHS-Education Markup
February 15, 2019 – Letter of Support HR 913, Clinical Treatment Act
February 8, 2019 – Retraction and Apology request, University Times
January 24, 2019 – Letter in Support of Women’s Health Research Day
November 7, 2018 – Community Letter to HHS on Termination of CFSAC
November 2, 2018 – 10 Organizations Request Legislative Solutions for ME/CFS
October 31, 2018 – Statement by Solve ME/CFS Initiative President and CEO Carol Head on the naming and definition challenges of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) 
October 16, 2018 – Thank you letter for $2b increase to NIH funding FY19
September 14, 2018 – Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Funding Package StatementNovember 2, 2018 – 10 Organizations Request Legislative Solutions for ME/CFS
September 14, 2018 – Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Funding Package Statement