On December 31st, 2018, the National Coalition on Health Care commented on CMS’ requirements for Medicare Advantage plans that offer additional telehealth benefits. NCHC noted that the “current limitations on the use of telehealth services are antiquated,” pointing to the fact that it was estimated that only 0.25 percent of Medicare beneficiaries were able to […]
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 […]
National Coalition on Health Care Releases Major Report on Health Care Affordability WASHINGTON, DC – At a July 10th Capitol Hill event, the National Coalition on Health Care, an alliance of leading health care provider, purchaser, payer and consumer organizations, released a new report, Strategies for Improving the Affordability of High-Quality Health Care and Coverage. The report explores the […]
Statement by NCHC President and CEO John Rother on President Trump’s plan to address rising prescription drug prices “The National Coalition on Health Care has focused on rising drug costs as a key driver of unsustainable increases in the cost of healthcare for American consumers, employers, and taxpayers. The President today embraced some important, constructive […]
The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC), the nation’s oldest, largest most diverse health care coalition, praised the announcement of a new bipartisan Health Care Innovation Caucus, co-chaired by Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), and Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA).