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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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July 29, 2020

This Smart Watch Could Change The Lives Of People With Diabetes

Andrew Williams Forbes July 21, 2020 Some areas of wearable technology have struggled to find a purpose. The clearest is…

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July 22, 2020

Patients Will Suffer The Most From The Trump Administration’s Reference Pricing Scheme

JULY 20, 2020 Wayne Winegarden FORBES The pharmaceutical industry has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with, arguably, the greatest surge…

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July 10, 2020

Stepping Toward A Digital Approach To Chronic Disease Management

Forbes By Joao Mendes-Roter Jun 30, 2020 There are a few industry segments that operate in the space where tech…

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July 2, 2020

Letter to Protect Patient Cost-Sharing Assistance Sent to Congress

CCPA led a sign-on letter, in partnership with the HIV+Hep Policy Institute, outlining concerns with a provision included in the 2021 Notice…

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June 30, 2020

Stripping Patients of Vital Cost-Sharing Assistance Plans

Originally Published in Cambridge Chronicle & Tab By Richard Pezzillo/Guest Columnist June 25, 2020 With the third-highest number of deaths from…

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June 26, 2020

Maintaining Preventative Care During the Pandemic

The race to work on a COVID-19 vaccine has put immunizations at the forefront of many headlines. But what about…

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June 12, 2020

Reduced Cost of Insulin is Positive Step to Increased Patient Affordability

InsideSources By: Joan Werblun, R.N., Advisory Committee Member, Chronic Care Policy Alliance June 12, 2020 Health policy has become a…

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June 11, 2020

Webinar Recap: “How a New Federal Rule will Increase Prescription Drug Costs for Patients”

Chronic Care Policy Alliance (CCPA) hosted a webinar, “The State of Chronic Disease: How a New Federal Rule Will Increase…

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