Category: Health & Research Policy (Page 4)

March 8, 2017

Alliance Letter to Congressional Leadership on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The Alliance's President and CEO Susan Peschin and Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens wrote this letter to Congressional leadership "to respectfully ask you to reconsider proposed repeal and replacement provisions for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will have an adverse impact on the health and well-being of America’s seniors and near-seniors, and to permanently repeal two existing provisions in the ACA that have concerned us."
March 3, 2017

Letter Urges Congressional Leaders to ‘Reject Proposals to Make Radical Structural Changes to Medicaid’

The Alliance joined other organizations in urging Hon. Mitch McConnell, leader, U.S. Senate; Hon. Chuck Schumer minority leader, U.S. Senate; Hon. Paul Ryan, speaker, U.S. House of Representatives; and Hon. Nancy Pelosi minority leader, U.S. House of Representatives to "reject proposals to make radical structural changes to Medicaid – by providing federal funding to the states through block grants or per capita caps."
March 3, 2017

Comment Letter to CMS on Medicare Advantage

This letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from the Better Medicare Alliance, of which the Alliance for Aging Research is a member, offers comments in regard to Medicare Advantage in response to the organization's 2018 Advance Notice and Draft Letter.
February 27, 2017

Letter to President Trump on Federal Public Health and Biomedical Research Workforce and Federal Hiring

The Alliance for Aging Research joined other organizations in calling on President Donald J. Trump to consider of the vital role of the federal public health and biomedical research workforce to the United States as he considers long-term policy regarding federal hiring.
February 22, 2017

Celebrate the First-Ever National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day – Educational Briefing

Join us for an educational lunch briefing to learn about: the latest in heart valve disease research from the director of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, leading treatments from the former president of The Society for Thoracic Surgeons, and inspiring stories from two AHA Heart Valve Ambassadors.
February 10, 2017

Letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price on Maintaining and Enforcing Important Patient Protections and Access to Prescription Drugs

The Alliance joined with 200 other organizations to call on Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in his review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act "to maintain the many important protections patients have gained that ensure they can access the care and treatment their providers prescribe."  
February 7, 2017

Comments to U.S. Government Leaders on Putting a Priority on NIH Funding

The Alliance joined with 250 other organizations in calling on U.S. government leadership to put a priority on funding for the National Institutes of Health for FY 2017 and beyond.
February 6, 2017

Comments Regarding Protections for Patients with Pre-Existing Conditions Sent to Congressional Representatives

The Alliance for Aging Research joined other organizations in this letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding protections for patients with pre-existing conditions.
February 6, 2017

Comments Regarding Protections for Patients with Pre-Existing Conditions Sent to U.S. Senate Members

The Alliance for Aging Research joined other organizations in this letter to members of  the U.S. Senate regarding protections for patients with pre-existing conditions.
January 24, 2017

Comments on Oversight Framework for Molecular Diagnostic Tests, including Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs)/Senate Version

This letter to Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Charles Schumer that urges them to "make updating the oversight framework for all molecular diagnostic tests, including laboratory developed tests (LDTs), a priority early in the 115th Congress."