How we beat step therapy in Texas

NPF went face-to-face with the “fail-first” insurance policy that comes between you and your meds. Thanks to our volunteer advocates, we won a huge victory in the Lone Star State. In May, the governor of Texas signed a bill that will bring down barriers for patients to access timely, consistent and evidence-based medical care. With…

States Delay Accepting Health Insurance Rates For 2018

How long will the White House subsidize insurers’ participation in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Several states are pushing back deadlines for insurers to submit health insurance rates for 2018. These states push insurers’ deadlines because the insurers need more time. Insurers use state rates to calculate premiums. As a result, Colorado, New Hampshire, Oregon and Kentucky have given…

The Story of Our Nationwide Advocacy Action Networks

Nothing is as powerful as a group of concerned citizens visiting their senator or representative. The Advocacy Action Networks are a connection of patients and health care providers. They advocate for legislative solutions to access-to-care barriers to improve the lives of those affected by psoriatic disease. They connect once a month to discuss legislative updates…