On December 21, 2020, NCHC sent a letter to President-Elect Biden’s transition team applauding the campaign’s focus on health care and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and further urging the incoming administration to consider addressing health care affordability as a top priority in 2021. Read the full letter here.
The National Coalition on Health Care applauds the bipartisan, bicameral “surprise billing” legislation released on Friday, December 12. The National Coalition on Health Care has long called for this action. John Rother, President of the Coalition, praised the bipartisan legislation as a necessary move to protect patients, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a step […]
Today, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced new details for the “Geographic Direct Contracting Model,” a new payment model in Medicare. The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) released a statement in support of the new developments. The model represents the cutting edge of bringing value-based care to traditional Medicare, borrowing lessons from […]
Washington, D.C. – The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) released a statement opposing the the Administration’s approach to address drug pricing through the two rules released Friday, November 20. The rules – removing the current rebate safe harbor in Medicare Part D and establishing a “Most Favored Nation” Model in Part B – rightly […]
On April 6, 2020, the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) sent a letter to Congress with policy recommendations for the fourth federal response to COVID-19. The recommendations were guided by NCHC’s diverse membership of health care, employer, and consumer leaders. While NCHC applauds Congress’ swift action on the first three legislative efforts in response […]