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May 30, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Agenda-Setting Plan Issued to Accelerate Cancer Research, Biomedical Discovery

 With mounting evidence that cancer research and biomedical discovery are slowing even as a 45 percent increase in cancer cases is projected by...

Mar 19, 2014, 14:07 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation Executive Board of Directors Name Washington's F. Marc Stewart, MD Incoming President

The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) named F. Marc Stewart, MD as Incoming President of the...

Sep 30, 2013, 10:31 ET

Millions of People Expected to use Health Insurance Marketplaces in 2014

New online tools will empower thousands of people touched by cancer as implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues. The Patient...

Sep 24, 2013, 14:35 ET
Sep 20, 2013, 13:52 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Served as Panel Expert with US News, Health & Human Services Officials and LATISM in Bi-Lingual Twitter Chat on the ACA Health Insurance Marketplaces

NPAF Encourages Consumers to Download their User's Guide to Health Insurance Marketplaces for Information on How to Access Insurance...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:41 ET
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National Patient Advocate Foundation Chief of Staff Assumes New Role as President; State Government Relations Executive Joins Team

Larry Lanier to Help Direct Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization in Formulating Strategies to Inform and Influence Health...

Jun 28, 2013, 12:28 ET

Nation's Leading Patient Advocate Organization Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on Access Barriers for Medicare Beneficiaries with Cancer

National Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) Founder and CEO Nancy Davenport-Ennis testified today before the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee...

May 16, 2013, 17:29 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Responds to N.C. State House Approval of Flawed Cancer Treatment Fairness Bill

 Today, the National Patient Advocate Foundation acknowledges that the North Carolina House of Representatives recently approved a bill that...

May 08, 2013, 13:00 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation's Annual Capitol Hill Briefing Focuses on Patient Access Barriers to Life-Saving Medicines Placed on Specialty Tiers by Commercial Insurance Plans and Medicare

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today convened a briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight the patient perspective on specialty tier...

Apr 23, 2013, 14:48 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Advocates for NC Cancer Treatment Fairness Act

 Today Jen Johns, Associate Director of State Government Relations for the National Patient Advocate Foundation, testified in front of the...

Apr 16, 2013, 11:58 ET

Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation Executive Board of Directors Name Alan Balch, PhD, As Incoming CEO

Davenport-Ennis to Remain As Chairman of the Board of Directors and Focus on National Health Policy Initiatives and Strategic Direction After...

Mar 27, 2013, 10:34 ET

Head of Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Addresses Personalized Medicine and E-Health at BIOVISION Global Conference

- International Decision-Makers Gather to Discuss Healthcare Advances and the Benefit to Society-  Nancy Davenport-Ennis, founder and...

Feb 13, 2013, 09:09 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Supports 340B Drug Discount Program Review Identifying Risks to Underinsured Patients

By Nancy Davenport-Ennis, CEO, National Patient Advocate Foundation. "As part of our mission to serve as the patient voice in improving...

Feb 07, 2013, 11:51 ET

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Releases 2013 Policy Priorities

National Patient Advocate Foundation and Its Policy Board, Other Leading Experts Identify Areas of Concern for Patient Access to Care The...

Nov 14, 2012, 11:31 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Urges Ohio Legislature to Support Oral Chemotherapy Legislation

- SB194 cited as policy solution designed to improve patient access to life-saving cancer treatments, improve patient quality of life -...

Nov 13, 2012, 17:36 ET

Nationally Renowned Experts and Health Policy Leaders Join National Patient Advocate Foundation's Executive Board of Directors

Five new members bring public and private sector expertise to group's nationwide legislative and regulatory reform activities A former...

Jul 27, 2012, 11:01 ET

Regulatory Education and Action for Patients (REAP) Policy Forum Addresses Leading Challenges in 2013 Poised to Impact Patients' Access to Health Care

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Groups Address Topics Related to Supreme Court Ruling on Health Reform, Budget Sequestration, the Patient's Role...

Jun 28, 2012, 11:52 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Commends Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Health Reform Law and Key Patient Coverage Provisions

Law's Elimination of Pre-Existing Conditions as an Insurance Barrier, Removal of Annual and Lifetime Caps on Coverage, and Limit on Out-of-Pocket...

May 01, 2012, 15:17 ET

National Patient Advocate Foundation Praises Signing of the Delaware Cancer Treatment Access Act into Law

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Commends Rep. Deborah Hudson and Delaware Legislature for Passing Law to Improve Delaware...

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