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April 6, 2023

Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act

We are excited to support the Nancy Gardner Sewell Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act has been reintroduced by…

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March 28, 2023

CCPA Supports Legislation Sponsored by the All Copays Count Coalition

CCPA is actively involved in providing support and leadership at the State and Federal levels of the All Copays Count…

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March 27, 2023

CCPA Joins Amicus Curiae Brief in Copay Accumulator Lawsuit

CCPA recently joined nearly 30 organizations in the submission of an amicus curiae brief in the copay accumulator lawsuit that…

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March 24, 2023

CCPA Forecast 2023 Meeting

On February 23rd-24th, CCPA held “CCPA Forecast 2023” in Phoenix, Arizona which focused on looking ahead at the primary issues…

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March 21, 2023

Letter to Congress: Ensure Patients Are Heard On IRA Implementation

In a letter to Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA)…

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November 8, 2022

Copay Accumulator Series Part 2

To better understand how copay accumulators work, it is helpful to imagine one patient as an example. Let’s call her…

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October 24, 2022

Copay Accumulator Series Part 1

Over the past five or more years, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have devised ways to force patients, especially…

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October 18, 2022

All Copays Count Coalition Launches New Website

https://allcopayscount.org/ The Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) is a proud partner of the All Copays Count Coalition (ACCC), which has…

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July 26, 2022

Letter to Congress: Drug Pricing Reform Should Protect Patients

In a letter to Congress, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) was joined by 35 organizations expressing concerns with the…

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July 7, 2022

CCPA Statement on Prescription Drug Pricing Reform

Congress has a unique opportunity this year to pass meaningful, patient focused reforms that will help ensure people living with…

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June 13, 2022

Safe Step Act

Health plans employ various cost containment protocols known as “Utilization Management (UM).” The result of UM is that your insurance plan has the final word on what treatment you will get even though you and your doctor have already made…

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May 20, 2022

Patient Access and the Role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in the Health Care System

For many Americans who are managing a chronic condition, the journey to pick up prescriptions is filled with a myriad…

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April 28, 2022

Policymakers must protect copay assistance programs

For many patients, cost has become a barrier to obtaining the care and treatments they need to manage their chronic conditions. For medications specifically, patients often face high deductibles and steep cost sharing at the pharmacy counter. Many patients find…

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March 16, 2022

Comments to the Senate Finance Committee: Prescription Drug Policy Reforms Should Focus on Reducing Patient Cost

Yesterday, CCPA submitted the following comments to the Senate Finance Committee: Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) is a network of organizations dedicated to ensuring people living with chronic disease have access to quality, affordable healthcare. That is why as the…

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March 1, 2022

New legislation must prioritize patients

Throughout 2021, considerable work went into creating meaningful, lasting, and positive change for patients throughout the country. We applaud the efforts of legislators to lower the costs of prescription medications and cap out of pocket costs for seniors in this…

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