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April 23, 2021

Congress Should Ask: Does Health Care Policy Put Patients First?

"As the U.S. faces many urgent and emergent challenges, including COVID-19 and the economic downturn the virus has caused, Congress clearly has a lot on its plate. In this chaotic climate, lawmakers will need to carefully prioritize the issues they…

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April 22, 2021

Letter to Congress: Chronic Care Policy Alliance Opposes H.R. 3

In a letter to Congress, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) expressed its opposition to H.R.3, the "Lower Drug Costs Now Act." Read the full letter: Dear Legislator, I am writing on behalf of Chronic Care Policy Alliance to strongly…

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April 9, 2021

Letter to Congress: Health care policy should put patients first

In a letter to Congress, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) urged members to pursue policies that ensure accessible and affordable care for patients. Read the full letter: Dear Legislator, As the U.S. faces many urgent and emergent challenges, including…

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April 6, 2021

CCPA Partner Spotlight: Juana and Estela Mata, Looms4Lupus

Introducing the CCPA Partner Spotlight Series: This series highlights the work of partners at organizations advocating for patients with chronic illness. Featured partners elevate the voices of patients with chronic illness at the local, state, or national level while working…

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March 22, 2021

CCPA Statement on Withdrawal of CMS Demonstration Weakening Medicare Part D Six Protected Classes

CCPA applauds the Biden Administration’s decision to withdraw a demonstration that would have undercut Medicare Part D’s six protected classes drug policy. The six protected classes ensure that drugs for certain life-threatening conditions are covered by Medicare. Now, patients with…

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March 17, 2021

Welcome 117th Congress – Issues Impacting the Chronic Care Community

The Chronic Care Policy Alliance welcomed the 117th Congress and shared key issues that would advance the wellbeing of those in the chronic care community. Read the full letter: Dear Legislator, On behalf of the Chronic Care Policy Alliance, I’m…

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March 16, 2021

CCPA President Welcomes New Administration

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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 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 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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