NHF is thrilled to report that more than 65 participants attended the Insurance and Reimbursement Conference, “Whose Responsibility Is It? Increasing Motivation to Accept the Insurance Challenge!” held April 25-27 in Denver.
The State Exchange Project held the second in a series of four informational webinars. “Health Reform in Your Backyard— State Exchange Update: What State Advocates Need to Know,” on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, with more than 60 advocates participating.
The General Accountability Office (GAO), the federal government’s chief oversight agency, recently released a report on the implementation to date of the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) program.
The American Plasma Users Coalition (A-PLUS) comprises patient advocacy groups representing people with hemophilia, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and other conditions who rely on plasma-based products to remain healthy.
On Thursday, October 20, 2011, Michelle Rice, NHF Regional Director of Chapter Services, was invited to testify at a meeting hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on patient community perspectives on essential health benefits.
As part of the health reform law, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) must define "essential health benefits" for certain health plans and ensure that their scope is equal to the scope of benefits provided under a typical employer plan.