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PBM Rebate Rule

Jul 08// Open Comments

April 2, 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesOffice of Inspector GeneralAttention: OIG-0936-P Cohen Building, Room 5527330 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20201RE: “Fraud and Abuse; Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in Price on Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Certain Pharmacy BenefitManager […]

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Pain Management Best Practices

Jul 08// Open Comments

April 1st, 2019 Alex Azar, JD Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services 330 C Street SWWashington, DC 20416 Re: Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations (HHS-OS-2018-0027)Comments submitted electronically at www.regulations.govDear Secretary Azar,Thank you for the opportunity to submit comments on […]

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Request for Information Regarding Grandfathered Group Health Plans and Grandfathered Group Health Insurance Coverage

Jul 08// Open Comments

March 27, 2019 Submitted electronically via www.regulations.gov Honorable Alex AzarSecretaryDepartment of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20201Seema VermaAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesP.O. Box 8013Baltimore, MD 21244-1850Preston RutledgeAssistant Secretary Employee Benefits Security AdministrationDepartment of Labor200 Constitution Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20210Victoria JudsonAssociate Chief Counsel (Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment Taxes)Internal Revenue […]

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26 Patient Groups Support Bill to Stabilize and Strengthen the Affordable Care Act

Jul 08// Open Comments

“Our organizations, which collectively represent millions of patientsand consumers,wholeheartedly support thisimportantlegislation to strengthen and expandhealth care for all Americans. “The ACAmade great strides in improving health care in our nationbybreaking down the barriersto coverage faced by people with chronic disease, disability, and other serious health conditions. Repeated attempts to weaken the ACA have resurrected some […]

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FDA workshop on incorporating patient perspectives in clinical trials

Jul 08// Open Comments

March 19, 2019 Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)US Food and Drug Administration5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061Rockville, MD 20852Re: Docket No. FDA-2018-N-4731 for “Patient Engagement on Clinical Trials; Public Workshop; Request for Comments.”Submitted electronically at www.regulations.govTo Whom It May Concern:The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the draft guidance entitled […]

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Notice of Benefit and Payment Paramaters 2020

Jul 08// Open Comments

February 19, 2019 The Honorable Alex AzarSecretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20201The Honorable Seema VermaAdministrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services P.O. Box 8016Baltimore, MD 21244RE:Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and PaymentParameters for 2020Dear Secretary Azar and Administrator Verma: Thank you for […]

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Wyoming Work Requirement

Jul 08// Open Comments

February 13, 2019 Representative Eric BarlowCommittee on Labor, Health & Social Services Wyoming State Capitol BuildingHouse of Representatives 200 West 24thStreetCheyenne, WY 82002Re: SF 144Dear Representative Barlow,The 19patient and consumer advocacy organizationswrite to express our deep concern overSF 144 which would create new barriers to accessing coveragefor individuals and families in the state.We are concerned […]

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Mississippi Patient Advisory Council Joint Letter

Jul 08// Open Comments

February 8, 2019 Wil ErvinSenior Director, External AffairsMississippi Division of Medicaid550 High StreetSuite 1000Jackson, MS 39201Re: proposed Mississippi Medicaid Patient Advisory CouncilDear Mr. Ervin: Thank you for the opportunity to provide input on the creation of a patient advisory council for Mississippi Medicaid. The undersigned organizations believe the proposed body would be a valuable source […]

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RWE Comments

Jul 08// Open Comments

February 5, 2019 Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)US Food and Drug Administration5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061Rockville, MD 20852Re: Docket No. FDA-2018-N-4000 for “Framework for a Real-World Evidence Program.”Submitted electronically at www.regulations.govTo Whom It May Concern:The Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the draft guidance entitled “Framework for a Real-World […]

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Proposed Change to Medicare Advantage (MA) program (Part C) and Prescription Dug Benefit Program (Part D) regulations

Jul 08// Open Comments

January 25th 2019 Seema Verma, MPHAdministratorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesU.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAttention: CMS-1693-P,P.O. Box 8016,Baltimore, MD 21244-8016Re: Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses (CMS-4180-P)Delivered electronically to http://www.regulations.govDear Administrator Verma:On behalf of the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), thank you for the opportunity […]

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