Step Therapy protections pass in Maine! Patients can avoid trying less expensive drugs, and failing, first
Senator Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire, introduced three bills designed to help people get their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Massachusetts held their Advocacy Days on Wednesday, May 8 in Boston.
NEBDAC presents an advocacy update at HAM’s Annual Meeting
NEBDAC co-hosted Maine’s Legislative State Advocacy Day in Augusta on June 11th!
We met our goal for 2019!
NEBDAC goes to Washington!
New Hampshire was the third state in New England to officially declare March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month! Wonderful work by NEBDAC State Leads Susi and Destinee!
Connecticut was the first state in New England to declare March 2019 as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month!
Representative Joe McKenna (pictured above) introduced a resolution to make March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month in Massachusetts.
Maine is the 5th state to recognize March 2019 as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month!
Vermont was 6th state to declare March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month! Thanks to our NEBDAC State Leads, Kristi Clemons and Mike Dowling, for their work!
Congrats to the Ocean State! Rhode Island was the second state in New England to officially declare March 2019 as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month!
The MA Senate passes H4825, allowing Massachusetts residents to continue to use the co-pay assistance on which they depend.
We need your help to urge the MA Senate to pass H4825 before the end of 2018 to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts can continue to receive the co-pay assistance on which they depend.
The House and Senate seek to ban the use of so-called “gag clauses” in pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) contracts.
Patients breathe a sigh of relief as President Trump signed legislation to keep the federal government operating with no cuts to the ACA.
NEBDAC is seeking to collect Accumulator Adjustor experiences across New England. Please participate in our survey after the link.
Massachusetts has a pharmacy discount coupon program due to end in July of 2019, unless the Senate takes action to extend it.
Maryann May recently met with Senator Jay Kahn from New Hampshire’s District 10 and discusses the importance of local advocacy.
NEBDAC meets with U.S. Senator Angus King to talk about drug prices.
190 organizations dedicated to improving health, including NEBDAC, CHS, HAM, and NEHA, signed onto a July letter to DHHS Secretary Alex Azar expressing concern about decreases in federal funding for outreach and enrollment.
Massachusetts request for a 1115 Waiver, which would allow them to avoid certain Medicaid rules, has failed.
The Governor of Maine vetoed a Medicaid expansion bill and the Maine Legislature did not have a 2/3 majority to push it forward anyway.
NEBDAC leads successful Massachusetts Legislative Days in Boston!
Just an update on potential Rhode Island legislation!
HFA and NEHA recently co-signed a letter to Henry Lipman, New Hampshire's Medicaid Director, to oppose New Hampshire's Section request for a 1115(a) Demonstration Waiver request.
The Maine Legislature passes LD1407, which would provide patient protections under step therapy rules, but hurdles still remain.
MAINE RESIDENTS Action Needed: Use social media to connect with the Maine Senate in support of LD 1407.
NEHA Executive Director, Rich Pezzillo, has op-ed published in Commonwealth, along with the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.