Sustaining a strong and resilient primary care workforce is essential to improving patient access to care and winning the battle against chronic disease—the central threat to health care affordability. The impact of the primary care shortage on both providers and patients has been huge, and lessening this impact must continue to be a federal priority beyond September 30th.
Congress should give up the latest attempt to revive fundamentally flawed repeal legislation. It is time to refocus on ways to actually slow the growth of health costs rather than simply shifting them to patients and states.
NCHC member National Multiple Sclerosis Society has a bold vision: a world free of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a very aggressive disease affecting the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves in the eyes, and a staggering 2.3 million people worldwide are living with the disease. The National MS Society is working to stop MS […]
NCHC is a proud supporter of S. 464, the Independence at Home (IAH) Act, bipartisan legislation recently introduced by Senators Markey (D-MA), Portman (R-OH), Bennet (D-CO), and Cornyn (R-TX). Our organizational allies recently published a website to assist supporters of the legislation in mobilizing their grassroots to ask Senators to co-sponsor the bill. S. 464 expands […]
The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) is a national trade association representing the interests of more than seventeen million enrollees—approximately half of all individuals enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans—through not-for-profit Safety Net Health Plans. ACAP is dedicated to bolstering these Safety Net Health Plans with the mission of improving the health of lower-income […]