Patient and Provider Groups Push for Step Therapy Protections in new MA Policy

On October first, 40 national patient and provider organizations sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in response to the recent announcement that Medicare Advantage plans can require step therapy for physician-administered drugs starting in 2019. In the letter, the organizations urged HHS to implement a robust exceptions process for…

NPF goes to Washington

A group of eager volunteers descends on Congress for our 14th annual Capitol Hill Day Fly-in. On Sunday, March 18, 24 volunteers from 16 states along with six doctors and scientists arrived in Washington, D.C., to prepare for our annual trip to Congress. Our dual mission: to persuade our elected representatives to devote more funding…