States are like dominos. When one state enacts a health policy, others replicate. Oregon’s Medicaid draft 1115 waiver has several red flags for patient healthcare access, and all patients should watch this carefully.
Meghan Moyer, the public policy director at Disability Rights Oregon, explains why the waiver is a concern for chronic and rare disease patients. From discriminatory healthcare metrics that determine coverage to a closed formulary that would hinder access to FDA accelerated approval drugs, it’s filled with problems for patients.
Plus, get the latest news on Medicare. Terry and Dr. Bob explain what you need to know about a proposed CMS Rule that attempts to lower costs in Medicare Part D, plus the limited Medicare Part B coverage for Alzheimer’s treatments.
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
Meghan Moyer, Public Policy Director, Disability Rights Oregon
Jim Sliney Jr., Director of Patient Outreach, Patients Rising
Janet Roberts, Patient Correspondent
Patients Rising Now’s Comments on Oregon’s 1115 Waiver and Impact on Access
The Rare Access Action Project’s Comments on Oregon’s Health Authority’s Section 1115 Waiver
CMS Takes Action to Lower Out of Pocket Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Costs
Section 1115 State Waiver List - Medicaid
Medicare limits Aduhelm Coverage Clinical Trials
Bob Saget's remembered as a Scleroderma advocate
" For Hope " Movie Produced by Bob Saget
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