August 20, 2019
Medicare beneficiaries nationwide will soon have coverage for cutting-edge CAR-T cancer therapy, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced this month.
July 25, 2019
Access to hepatitis C cures isn’t just saving lives. It’s saving money for cash-strapped Medicaid systems.
June 7, 2019
Elated. Nervous. Hopeful. That’s how thousands of cystic fibrosis patients felt upon hearing last week’s news: the Food and Drug Administration will soon review a new triple combination therapy that could drastically improve their quality of life.
May 29, 2019
Cancer patients are breathing a sigh of relief. So are patients with movement disorders. And those with epilepsy, HIV and…
February 19, 2019
Add movement disorders patients to the long list of people whose health could suffer under the Trump administration’s proposal to…
December 17, 2018
The newest proposal to cut prescription drug costs could strip important protections for already vulnerable patients, especially those living in long-term care facilities.
November 14, 2018
A new white paper from the Congressional Diabetes Caucus reinforces what patients and advocates know all too well — the insulin pricing system is too complicated, the negotiations are too secretive and the cost for patients is too high.
November 1, 2018
An upcoming meeting will give people with movement disorders a chance to tell Food and Drug Administration regulators their story – the story of their physical symptoms as well as their emotional ones.
October 16, 2018
Pregnant or breastfeeding women routinely use medication for everything from the common cold to epilepsy.
September 18, 2018
In Arkansas, 4,300 fewer people have health insurance through the state’s Medicaid program this week. Another 5,000 could face a similar fate next month. Why? They failed to meet the state’s Medicaid work requirements.