The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, European Cystic Fibrosis Society, and Cystic Fibrosis Europe provided comments to the European Medicines Agency on draft guidance on establishing efficacy of a new treatment based on single-arm trials.
The Foundation sends a letter to leaders of the House Energy & Commerce Committee urging passage of H.R. 3008, 3793 and 3810 which would help mitigate drug shortages and ensure patients will have access to all necessary medications.
Ad hoc patient coalition provides comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on draft guidance related to the Medicare Prescription Payment Plan, arguing the importance of the plan in ultimately lowing the cost of prescription drugs for enrollees.
CF Foundation provides comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services responding to the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, focusing on improving access to care through telehealth.
Partnership to Protect Coverage provides comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Treasury Department, and the Department of Labor on a proposed rule concerning short-term, limited-duration insurance plans.
Partnership to Protect Coverage issues a statement encouraging all states to use Medicaid flexibilities to ensure patients have ample opportunity to respond to redetermination requests, and to minimize disruptions in their health coverage.
The letter responds to Select Health’s changes in coverage criteria, urging the health plan to cover Trikafta for all people with cystic fibrosis who meet eligibility requirements per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration label.