The National Arthritis Act of 1975 authorized substantial expansion of arthritis education, treatment training and research. Its four major recommendations were implemented between 1975 and 1998.
The National Arthritis Action Plan, published in 1999, was the first systematic national plan for addressing arthritis, and is the basis for state public health Arthritis Plans across the country, including the Vermont State Plan.
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