May 26, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) May 26th announcement of a voluntary demonstration program aimed at lowering out-of-pocket costs for insulin in the Medicare Part D program. Today
May 8, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) Today, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021:
“The uncertainty of the current global
By Kenneth E. Thorpe
Apr 12, 2020
In times of emergency, misperceptions can prove deadly. That's certainly the case today, amid widespread belief that COVID-19 mainly threatens older Americans.
In reality, those of any age suffering from an underlying health condition
By Kenneth Thorpe
Mar 31, 2020 1:01pm
Hospitals across the globe are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients. Many of those patients ultimately develop viral pneumonia, one of the most common symptoms.
But a subset of patients must fight another—
Proposal ultimately would drive up healthcare spending
February 27, 2020
Roughly half of sick Americans struggle to afford their prescription drugs. And a new rule from the Trump administration could soon make their lives even more difficult.
February 3, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has released the following statement on the proposed international pricing index:
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease opposes proposed “international pricing index” models to address
Kenneth E. Thorpe, Guest columnist
5:00 p.m. CT Jan. 14, 2020
Quality-adjusted life year cost-benefit analyses systemically undervalue the lives of patients with disabilities.
Imagine if the federal government treated disabled Americans as second-class citizens. It's an
Congressional briefing examines how social determinants, health disparities impact America's hardest hit populations
December 12, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) Recent research data developed by IHS Markit on behalf of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) examines the enormous
Ethical questions loom over innovative efforts that can save lives
November 21, 2019 09:01 AM Eastern Standard Time
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has released the following statement regarding the National Council
Better overall health, reduced chronic disease rates key to lowering health spending
November 19, 2019 11:37 AM Eastern Standard Time
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) has just released, “What Accounts for the Growth in Private Health