Dr. Faith Newton, a member of OMF’s Education Committee, has provided several Fact Sheets to help improve the educational outcome for children with ME/CFS. To provide additional support for parents and children, Dr. Newton has now shared a sample physician’s letter to schools. This detailed letter provides sample language for physicians to use to help educate the people at your child’s school about the illness and to increase learning opportunities for children with ME/CFS. The letter is available on our website. Please feel free to print or email and share it with your child’s physician.
In August, we shared with you that we and six other ME/CFS organizations had submitted a proposal to the National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) to fix the coding of ME/CFS in the US International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM). Today, we are writing with an update on that proposal and asking that you sign the