The National Coalition on Health Care held a virtual conference with health care leaders on October 1, 2020. The impact of COVID-19 on communities of color was a major theme of the conversation. To date, the US has had over 275,000 COVID-19 deaths and over 14 million cases – numbers that are rising every day. […]
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 […]
The following memo summarizes the “Biden Plan” for health care, according to the campaign and statements made by Vice President Biden and surrogates in recent months. We also compare the plan to the Trump Administration, where appropriate. Read the full memo here.
In an essay placed in the National Academy of Social Science’s Ball Award Compendium, NCHC President John Rother describes building a foundation for successful aging as a combination of: a higher minimum wage, more aggressive opt-out portable savings arrangements, and comprehensive health coverage and benefits for working-age people. Read the full essay here.