The nonprofit ALS Association (ALSA) recently reflected on the successes its stakeholders achieved this year, ranging from access to specialized equipment and fundraising efforts to legislative advocacy work on Capitol Hill.
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released a report that details how market concentration and consolidation is causing a trend of higher premiums for consumers and lower payments for physician services.
A group advocating on behalf of those suffering from Alzheimer's has a word for Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who recently announced he's investing $100 million in disease research: Welcome to the fight.
More than 200 patient groups have sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to not end the Orphan Drug Tax Credit as part of the recent tax bill proposals, which they claim would result in one-third fewer treatments for rare diseases.
A coalition of men’s health groups recently sent a strong message to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in Washington, D.C. regarding financial aspects of prostate cancer patient policies.
Advocates for those living with AIDS are urging a federal health administrator to clamp down on states they claim are illegally denying hepatitis C patients groundbreaking drugs that cure people in eight to 12 weeks.
A bipartisan health bill would slightly decrease the deficit over 10 years and there would be no significant reduction in the number of people with insurance, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is speaking out against the recent executive order regarding health care signed by President Donald Trump, warning of the repercussions the order would have on the millions of Americans who are managing chronic and other pre-existing conditions.
To boost support for caregivers on an international scale, Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, launched a worldwide program called Embracing Carers and presented recent survey results at a conference in Australia.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently said health care plan organizations are not permitted to mandate that medical practices honor credit operations known for tacking on overpriced service charges.