Category: Reimbursement/coverage Issues

April 22, 2020

Blog: Addressing Out-Of-Pocket Prescription Drug Costs for Older Adults

Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for Aging Research Ryne Carney, Public Policy Manager at the Alliance for…
April 22, 2020

Alliance Submits Comments to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Regarding Care Interventions for People With Dementia

The Alliance submitted comments to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) concerning its Draft Comparative Effectiveness Review, “Care…
March 11, 2020

Chairman’s Blog: Slowing Rising Prescription Drug Costs

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. For many Americans, their trip to the pharmacy…
December 21, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Statement on the FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON, December 21, 2019 – The Alliance for Aging Research’s (Alliance) President and CEO Susan Peschin, MHS, has released the…
December 17, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research Submits Feedback on Cures 2.0

In early December 2019, United States Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI), the co-authors of 21st Century Cures,…
September 27, 2019

Chairman’s Blog: A Helping Hand for Older Adults

James “Jim” G. Scott, Chair, Alliance for Aging Research Board of Directors. First of all, let’s address the myth that…
April 26, 2019

Alliance for Aging Research’s Comments to CMS Regarding Coverage of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

On June 27th, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they are reconsidering the National Coverage…
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."  
March 14, 2016

AVAC Medicare Advantage Part D Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter from Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) on the Medicare Advantage Part D Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter. 
July 28, 2015

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults

Our Best Shot: Expanding Prevention through Vaccination in Older Adults reviews vaccination levels, trends and targets, incidence rates, relevant health insurance coverage policies, and the cost effectiveness literature and other reports that have evaluated vaccine utilization in the older adult population.