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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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October 12, 2020

Federal Proposals Endanger Patients and Hike Up Costs for the Chronically Ill

October 12, 2020 By Liz Helms Inside Sources As a nation, shouldn’t we try to make healthcare more affordable and…

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September 29, 2020

Wildfires’ Toxic Air Leaves Damage Long After the Smoke Clears

Katheryn Houghton KHN  September 18, 2020 SEELEY LAKE, Mont. — When researchers arrived in this town tucked in the Northern…

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September 14, 2020

Statement on Most Favored Nation Executive Order issued by the White House

The Chronic Care Policy Alliance released the following statement in response to the Most Favored Nation Executive Order issued by the White House on September 13: “Yesterday, President Trump issued an executive order to set prices for prescription medications in…

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September 14, 2020

HHS Plan to Improve Rural Health Focuses on Better Broadband, Telehealth Services

Sarah Jane Tribble Kaiser Health News September 4, 2020 Knowing it may be met with some skepticism, the Trump administration…

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September 11, 2020

Copay Accumulators Endanger the Chronic Disease Community and Make Medications Less Affordable for Patients

Millions of patients across the country rely on copay assistance programs to affordably access the medications they need to treat their chronic conditions and maintain their health. Unfortunately, access to these programs is being threatened by the increased implementation of…

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September 9, 2020

Chronic Care Policy Alliance Urges Congressional Members to Co-Sponsor HR 7647

The Chronic Care Policy Alliance sent letters to the House and the Senate urging congressional members to co-sponsor H.R. 7647. This bill would delay the implementation of the 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for one year and reinstate…

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September 2, 2020

COVID + Influenza: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot, Experts Advise

By Julie Appleby and Michelle Andrews AUGUST 28, 2020 Flu season will look different this year, as the country grapples with a coronavirus…

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August 26, 2020

Coronavirus Doctors Battle Another Scourge: Misinformation

By Adam Satariano New York Times August 17th, 2020 An emergency room doctor in Illinois was accused in April of profiting…

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August 26, 2020

What To Know About Contact Tracing

Health officials are stopping the spread of COVID-19 in many ways. Contact tracing is one method for the public to…

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August 19, 2020

‘A powerful shift’: Disability advocacy, once an afterthought in presidential races, gains new traction

By JULIET ISSELBACHER Stat News AUGUST 14, 2020 For decades, the disability advocacy community has fought for a permanent — and…

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August 5, 2020

To Optimize Medication Use, Listen to the Patient’s Perspective

Originally Published on GTMR.org Liz Helms August 5, 2020 We know that successfully implementing comprehensive medication management (CMM) will improve quality…

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