On December 21, 2018, NCHC wrote a letter to legislators that supported S. 3592, the No More Surprise Bills Act of 2018. The effects of surprise medical bills effect thousands of people on a daily basis and the problems associated with these bills are growing, creating negative financial consequences for patients and the entire health […]
By SARAH KARLIN-SMITH, RACHEL ROUBEIN and BRIANNA EHLEY A Texas judge’s stunning declaration that Obamacare is unconstitutional not only kneecaps the health care law, it would also cripple President Donald Trump’s entire health care agenda. Trump wants lower drug prices, drastic action on the opioid crisis and protection for people with pre-existing conditions. Those are […]
Today, the National Coalition on Health Care released the following statement regarding the Federal District Court Decision in Texas v. U.S.: The highly flawed Texas court ruling threatens to increase costs for almost every American at the individual level, as no cost preventive benefits, lifetime limits and out-of-pocket limits would disappear. For taxpayers and all those who […]
You can read the original op-ed published in STAT News here. With the new Congress mostly in place, now split between a Democratic House and a Republican Senate, a new dynamic is in place. Any legislation, including efforts to rein in drug prices, will need to have bipartisan support to move forward. Bringing pricing restraint […]
This letter was originally sent to the office of Seema Verma on October 16, 2018. NCHC expressed its support for many aspects of the rule, but also shared some concerns.