The goal of the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA) is to provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient treatment related to any congenital or craniofacial anomaly. This bill ensures that any procedure related to restoring function or appearance due to a birth defect would be covered by insurance from birth until function is restored. Over 70 patient advocacy and health care professional organizations have supported this legislation. ELSA has already passed in the House of Representatives, and has strong bipartisan support from 42 co-sponsors in the Senate as of November 11th. We need the support of eight more senators in order for this bill to pass the Senate before the end of the legislative session!