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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

June 12, 2020 "Health policy has become a dominant and divisive topic in American politics, and for good reason. It matters. It is literally an issue of life and death for every citizen of this country. Therefore, it is important…

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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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May 27, 2020

The State of Chronic Care: How a New Federal Rule will Increase Prescription Drug Costs for Patients

A Policy Discussion for Advocates Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, June 3 at 1:30 PM EST / 10:30 AM…

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May 26, 2020

Statement on CMS Lowering Insulin Costs for Seniors

Joan Werblun, RN, advisory committee member of the Chronic Care Policy Alliance, issued the following statement today in response to…

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May 8, 2020

Statement on Federal Ruling that Creates Barriers for Patients with Chronic Disease and Illness

The Chronic Care Policy Alliance is disappointed in the recent Trump Administration ruling allowing insurers to exclude copay assistance. Without…

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May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Briefing with Chronic Disease Community

  On Wednesday, April 29, we held a virtual briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

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April 15, 2020

Health Groups Urge Californians To Respond To Gov. Newsom’s Request To Check In On Seniors

Stephanie Winn American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Steph.Winn@cancer.org Cell: 916 802-4033 Sacramento, Calif. – April 15, 2020 – Facing a…

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April 10, 2020

Medicare Beneficiaries Who Get Coronavirus May Face a Price Shock

Originally Published on CNBC.com Sarah O’Brien March 30th, 2020   These may be extra scary times for Medicare beneficiaries. For…

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March 15, 2020

Statement on COVID-19 For People with Chronic Conditions

  March 15, 2020 SACRAMENTO, CA – On behalf of California Chronic Care Coalition, Chronic Care Policy Alliance, and My…

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March 13, 2020

White House Declares National Emergency Amidst COVID-19 Concerns

Friday, March 13th, 2020 Watch the Press Conference Here The President announced a national emergency in a live press conference on Friday to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health emergency within the United States. Here are some takeaways: …

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November 21, 2019

There’s still time to make changes to your Medicare plan. Here’s why that matters

Sarah O’Brien @SARAHTGOBRIEN PUBLISHED THU, NOV 21 2019, 9:21 AM EST CNBC KEY POINTS Medicare beneficiaries have until Dec. 7…

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October 14, 2019

Patients, Doctors and Advocates Applaud Governor Newsom’s Signature on SB 600

(Sacramento, CA) – The health plan practice of routinely denying fertility preservation for individuals undergoing medical treatments such as chemotherapy will…

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September 10, 2019

California congressional delegation needs to protect patients against surprise medical bills

"The rising cost of health care places undue stress and financial burdens on patients already struggling to access the treatment and services they need to live fuller, healthier lives. For Californians living with chronic diseases, the high cost of health…

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May 30, 2019

My Patient Rights Expands to Help Consumers throughout the Nation Advocate for the Health Care they Need

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Chronic Care Policy Alliance, an extension of the California Chronic Care Coalition, announced the national roll out of My…

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