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February 19, 2021

How to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments at pharmacies

Andrew Weil KARE 11 February 12, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — The push to immunize more Americans against the coronavirus…

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February 12, 2021

California’s Smallest County Makes Big Vaccination Gains

Hannah Norman California Healthline February 5, 2021 WOODFORDS, Calif. — In the winter, the roughly three-hour drive from Alpine County’s…

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February 4, 2021

New coalition launches bid for Cancer Patients Bill of Rights and multiyear Cancer Care Is Different platform

Introduced today in the state Senate, legislation details six rights for every cancer patient in California Initiated by City of…

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January 20, 2021

CCPA Statement: Oppose 6 Protected Classes Model Rollback

Chronic Care Policy Alliance strongly opposes any proposal that weakens Medicare’s six protected classes policy. The six protected classes ensure that patients who suffer from certain life-threatening diseases can access the medication they need to survive. Patients protected by this…

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January 15, 2021

Do-It-Yourself Contact Tracing Is a ‘Last Resort’ in Communities Besieged by Covid

Brett Dahlberg January 8, 2021 The contact tracers of Washtenaw County in Michigan have been deluged with work and, to…

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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…

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December 16, 2020

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

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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