In Light of Court Decision, Advocates Call for Defense of Patient Protections
December 20, 2019 12:48 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, Dec. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With an increasing threat of a judicial ruling against the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), patient advocates have called for...
40 National and State Non-Profits to OMB: Don’t Take Basic Benefits Away from Millions of Americans
June 27, 2019 16:07 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forty non-profit organizations, representing patients, religious groups, retirees and civil rights advocates, united in protest of a recent proposal...
Small Technical Change Would Take Basic Benefits Away from Millions of Americans
June 10, 2019 13:55 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, June 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent proposal by the Trump Administration would take away health care, food and other basic assistance from millions of Americans, according...
Improved Medical Debt Relief Act Endorsed by Patient Advocates
May 29, 2019 14:00 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The newly re-introduced Medical Debt Relief Act will shield millions of patients nationwide from unfair credit-reporting practices, according to the...
Alan Balch, National Patient Advocate Foundation, Named to National Quality Forum Task Force
May 24, 2019 16:43 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Quality Forum (NQF) named Alan Balch, CEO of the National Patient Advocate Foundation, to a new task force: Driving Value through the...
Patients’ Comments Matter: HHS Continues 6 Protected Classes in Medicare
May 21, 2019 08:00 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a show of solidarity with the millions of patients who would have been adversely affected by a proposed Medicare Part D rule, today the Department...
White House Surprise Billing Initiative Could Make a Real Difference for Patients, Say Patient Advocates
May 09, 2019 15:09 ET | National Patient Advocate Foundation
Washington, DC, May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During a press conference today, President Trump outlined a plan to limit surprise medical bills for patients that would severely curtail patient...