Home  |  Blog

January 8, 2021

Featured Speaker Liz Helms, Founding Director of the Chronic Care Policy Alliance on New Voices of Change Podcast Episode

Get the Medications Right Institute’s Voices of Change Podcast features leaders who have knowledge, experience and ideas to solve the…

Read More

December 16, 2020

COVID-19: The Most Lethal Pandemic in 102 Years – A Presentation by William Bommer, MD, FACC, FACP

Read More

December 16, 2020

CCPA Toolkit for COVID-19 and the Chronic Disease Community

As an organization representing health consumers with chronic conditions across the country, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance understands the concern…

Read More

December 11, 2020

FDA Takes Key Action in Fight Against COVID-19 By Issuing Emergency Use Authorization for First COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release December 11, 2020 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA)…

Read More

December 11, 2020

Chronic Disease Prevention Linked To Patient Engagement, Counseling

Hannah Nelson Patient Engagement Hit December 3rd, 2020 Patient engagement in the form of behavioral counseling sessions about healthy behavior…

Read More

December 10, 2020

Copay Accumulators Q&A with Larry LaMotte

What is copay assistance and how does it affect access to medications for patients? Copay assistance (often called a copay assistance, copay coupon, or simply a copay card) that can significantly help commercially insured patients pay their out-of-pocket costs for medicines at the pharmacy counter. Instead…

Read More

December 2, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project Launches To Further Inclusion and Dialogue Around Potential COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, a group of 64 leading organizations including the Chronic Care Policy Alliance and others…

Read More

November 24, 2020

Statement on Most Favored Nation Interim Final Rule Issued by the White House

The Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) strongly opposes and calls for the withdrawal of the “Most Favored Nations” (MFN) Interim Final Rule.CCPA is a network of state and regional advocacy organizations advancing public policy that improves the lives of those…

Read More

November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving Tips for a Healthy Holiday

This year, holiday plans may look a little different. With Thanksgiving approaching, scientists and public health experts have outlined recommendations…

Read More

November 20, 2020

Medicare beneficiaries can pick from more than 30 Advantage Plans. How to get it right

CNBC Sarah O’Brien November 20, 2020 There’s a chance that if you’re enrolled in Medicare, an Advantage Plan is on…

Read More

November 19, 2020

Factsheet: Patient Access to Medication Threatened by Federal “Copay Accumulator” Rules

Millions of patients rely on copay assistance programs to afford prescription medications, but recent federal policies around copay accumulator programs threaten to increase patients’ out-of-pocket costs. In an effort to increase awareness around why copay accumulator programs are harmful to…

Read More

November 18, 2020

New Normal, Same Cancer – Addressing the Decline in Cancer Diagnoses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption across cancer care, including declines in cancer diagnoses across California and the nation. As physicians…

Read More

November 12, 2020

Will Moving to Another State Affect My Medicare Coverage?

Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN Healthline Medicare is a federal healthcare program, so moving from one state to another will not…

Read More

November 6, 2020

Medicare open enrollment: Key changes to know for 2021

Dhara Singh Yahoo!Money Medicare open enrollment for 2021 is underway, and both new enrollees and veteran ones should be aware…

Read More

October 29, 2020

Webinar Recap: “How Copay Accumulators Hurt Patients: A Policy Discussion For Advocates

On Tuesday, October 27, Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) hosted a webinar, How Copay Accumulators Hurt Patients: A Policy Discussion For Advocates with guest speaker Randall Rutta, president and CEO of the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association (AARDA). During the…

Read More