The package of tax reforms expected to be signed into law includes several provisions that will impact some people with cystic fibrosis.
A group of nonpartisan patient and consumer organizations issued a statement after passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) the Breath of Life Legislator Award on Nov. 3 for her leadership in ensuring that people with cystic fibrosis have access to the adequate, affordable care they need to live full and healthy lives.
The organizations urge continued protections for patients.
Patient and provider groups urge safeguard for the health and lives of millions of Americans with a bipartisan approach to reform.
Ten patient and provider groups, representing millions of Americans, issued the following statement in response to the release of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) scores of two pieces of health care reform legislation currently being considered by the U.S. Senate.
Patient and provider groups urge the Senate to work together in a bipartisan fashion to ensure that Americans have access to affordable health care.
The organizations called on Congress to take a bipartisan approach to reform.
Today, the Senate released a new draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), including an amendment that would allow insurance companies to offer plans not in compliance with critical patient protections in current law.
Twelve patient/consumer groups urge senate to reject the bill.