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Jul 16, 2018, 16:19 ET Patient Advocates Call on Trump Administration to Defend Patients with Preexisting Conditions in Court

National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) called on the Trump Administration to reverse its decision to argue in court that the preexisting...


Jul 16, 2018, 13:47 ET Patient Advocate Foundation Receives Grant to Advance Cost of Care Conversations between Patients and Health Care Providers

Patients and their families facing serious illnesses or debilitating injuries often suffer from the financial impact of their conditions, but too...


Mar 06, 2015, 06:31 ET Legislation to Increase Transparency for Washington Patients Requires Immediate Action

A bipartisan bill supported by the nation's leading patient-advocate organization, the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), that would ensure ...


Oct 23, 2014, 09:00 ET Experts at Cancer Innovation Forum Call for Improving Cancer Research Ecosystem

At a time when cancer drug development is at a critical juncture, accelerating the delivery of promising new treatments will depend on one critical...


May 30, 2014, 12:01 ET 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 2030,...


Sep 24, 2013, 02:35 ET La National Patient Advocate Foundation formó parte del panel de expertos con U.S. News Health, funcionarios del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos, y LATISM en una charla bilingüe de Twitter sobre los mercados de seguros médicos de la ACA

La National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos (HHS), U.S. News Health, y Latinos ...


Sep 20, 2013, 01:52 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

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. News Health, and Latinos in Social Media...


Sep 06, 2013, 11:41 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Cautions California Lawmakers and Governor: Amendments to Oral Cancer Bill Significantly Increase Cost of Treatment, Will Detrimentally Impact Vulnerable Segment of Patient Population

Citing the hardships certain to be faced by a population of California cancer patients on strained incomes, the National Patient Advocate Foundation...


Sep 06, 2013, 09:05 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Chief of Staff Assumes New Role as President; State Government Relations Executive Joins Team

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) – a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved...


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, 05:29 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 would...


May 08, 2013, 01:00 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, 02:48 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 North...


Mar 27, 2013, 10:34 ET Head of Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Addresses Personalized Medicine and E-Health at BIOVISION Global Conference

Nancy Davenport-Ennis, founder and CEO of the National Patient Advocate Foundation, addressed attendees at the BIOVISION conference in Lyon, France...


Feb 13, 2013, 09:09 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Supports 340B Drug Discount Program Review Identifying Risks to Underinsured Patients

"As part of our mission to serve as the patient voice in improving access to, and reimbursement for, high-quality healthcare for millions of...


Feb 07, 2013, 11:51 ET Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Releases 2013 Policy Priorities

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient ...


Nov 14, 2012, 11:31 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Urges Ohio Legislature to Support Oral Chemotherapy Legislation

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) voiced strong support for the Oral Chemotherapy Legislation (SB194) at a hearing before the Senate,...


Nov 13, 2012, 05:36 ET Nationally Renowned Experts and Health Policy Leaders Join National Patient Advocate Foundation's Executive Board of Directors

A former chief medical officer of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), pharmaceutical executive, and insurance industry legal...


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

The Regulatory Education and Action for Patients (REAP) council – a coalition comprised of 52 of America's leading patient advocacy organizations,...


Jun 28, 2012, 11:52 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Commends Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Health Reform Law and Key Patient Coverage Provisions

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...


May 01, 2012, 03:17 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Praises Signing of the Delaware Cancer Treatment Access Act into Law

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today applauded the Delaware General Assembly and Governor Jack Markell for approving and signing...


Apr 30, 2012, 11:57 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Praises Signing of Virginia Oral Chemotherapy Coverage Parity Legislation into Law

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today applauded the Virginia General Assembly and Governor Bob McDonnell for approving and signing...


Apr 24, 2012, 12:00 ET Capitol Hill Briefing from Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organizations Calls Attention to Impact of U.S. Drug Shortage Crisis on Patients' Ability to Receive Life Saving Treatment

The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), in collaboration with the Friends of Cancer Research (FOCR) and 50 national non-profit patient...


Mar 14, 2012, 05:43 ET National Patient Advocate Foundation Joins White House Affordable Care Act Briefing

Representing the nation's leading patient advocacy organization, National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) Founder and CEO Nancy Davenport-Ennis...


Feb 17, 2012, 11:09 ET Virginia's Leading Patient Advocate Group Praises State House and Senate for Supporting Equality in Coverage for Oral Chemotherapy Drugs

Representatives of Virginia's patient advocacy community praised the State House of Representatives and State Senate today for voting strongly in...