WASHINGTON, DC – At a Capitol Hill forum yesterday, The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC), The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), and three leading primary care physician societies urged Congress to avoid an approaching funding cliff for health centers and workforce programs. “Chronic disease is extremely costly. Primary care is the affordable […]
Statement by John Rother, President and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care “We are pleased that the Department of Health and Human Services is considering regulatory and administrative steps to assure stability and affordability in the non-group and small group markets. In the weeks ahead, with its member organizations, NCHC will evaluate how […]
WASHINGTON –This Tuesday morning, National Coalition on Health Care announced its opposition to the repeal or defunding of the state option to expand Medicaid in a letter submitted to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee leadership. “Repealing or defunding the state option to expand Medicaid would endanger states’ progress in […]
The rising cost of healthcare is one of the greatest economic, fiscal, and moral challenges facing the United States, not just for the next four years, but also for coming generations. Successful efforts to simultaneously improve quality and outcomes while “bending the curve” of healthcare spending must be a top national priority.
WASHINGTON – In a letter submitted Tuesday evening, the National Coalition on Health Care, the nation’s largest and most broadly representative alliance of health care stakeholders, called on Congress to preserve the Department of Health and Human Services’ flexibility to test alternative models of provider payment in Medicare and Medicaid and expand those that are […]