Hosts Terry and Dr. Bob catch up with patient advocates following their virtual meetings on Capitol Hill. Patients Rising Now Patient Advocacy Day, held at the end of October, had patients and caregivers sharing their healthcare stories and asking for support on important bills to improve access and affordability to care, like the Safe Step Act and more.
Plus, a new report on myasthenia gravis therapies raises red flags. Health economist Dr. Paul Langley examines the latest report from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), and explains why it could hinder patient access to important myasthenia gravis therapies.
And if you’re confused by Medicare, don’t worry! Legal expert Monica Bryant of Triage Cancer breaks down all the different kinds of Medicare, and what patients should know when choosing a plan.
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
Nisha Trivedi, Rare Disease Advocate
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