Nacional Press Releases

13 de Octubre de 2017

Administration Decision to Withhold CSR Payments Threatens Access to Affordable Health Insurance

The administration announced yesterday evening it will immediately end funding for cost sharing reductions (CSRs) that help low- and middle-income families afford their health coverage. The announcement follows an executive order issued earlier in the day encouraging the creation of association health plans and signaling a change in the rules governing the length and renewability of short-term catastrophic insurance plans.

12 de Octubre de 2017

Health Care Changes Could Leave Millions of Cancer Patients and Survivors Unable to Access Meaningful Coverage

Today’s executive order jeopardizes the ability of millions of cancer patients, survivors and those at risk for the disease from being able to access or afford meaningful health insurance. Exempting an entire set of health plans from covering essential health benefits like prescription drugs or specialty care and allowing expansion and renewability of bare-bones short-term plans will split the insurance market.

3 de Agosto de 2017

Senate Reauthorizes FDA User Fee Agreements

The Senate has advanced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Reauthorization Act, which expands four separate user fee agreements on new drugs, generic drugs, medical devices, and biosimilars, and includes a provision to maximize the development of therapies for children with cancer.