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2024

Families USA Submits Comments on the Increasing Organ Transplant Access Model

Too many people die waiting for kidney transplants while emerging clinical evidence demonstrates that organs previously deemed not fit for transplant could safely be used, therefore dramatically impro...

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Families USA Submits Response to Request for Information on New Legislation to Improve Primary Care

Families USA joined 19 other organizations (including consumer, provider, and employer advocacy groups) in submitting recommendations on the bipartisan Pay PCPs Act. Primary care is a cornerstone of o...

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Written Testimony of Sophia Tripoli for Senate Committee on Aging

On Thursday, July 11, 2024, Families USA Senior Director of Health Policy Sophia Tripoli testified before the Senate Committee on Aging in a hearing titled, Health Care Transparency: Lowering Costs an...

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Consumers for Fair Hospital Pricing and Consumers First Letter to Senate Committee On Aging to advance bipartisan policies this year

The Consumers for Fair Hospital Pricing coalition and the Consumers First alliance - organizations representing families, workers, employers, and health care consumers across the United States - calle...

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Families USA Comments to CMS on Medicare Drug Negotiation Guidance

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on how they will implement future rounds of the Medicare drug negotiation process. Families USA submitted comments supporting sev...

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Ripple Effects: The Fall of Roe v. Wade

Today, June 24, 2024, marks the two-year anniversary of the Dobbs decision. Since the fall of Roe v. Wade, our nation’s political landscape has shifted dramatically. We knew that this decision would...

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Webinar: The Weight of High Hospital Prices: Keeping Workers and Small Businesses Under Water

Our nation's health care affordability crisis not only harms patients and their families, it is actively hurting workers and small businesses. High and rising hospital prices are a hidden driver of st...

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Consumers for Fair Hospital Pricing Legislative Agenda

The high and rising cost of hospital care is a leading driver of our nation’s health care affordability and quality crisis. Nearly half of all Americans have reported having to forgo medical care du...

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Families USA Comments on Proposed Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Regulation for Calendar Year 2025

Families USA submitted comments on the proposed Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) regulation for Calendar Year 2025. Medicare payment policy establishes a standard often...

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Families USA Statement for the Record for Hearing on the Transition To Value-Based Care

Families USA has submitted the statement for the record for the E&C Health Subcommittee hearing “Checking-In on CMMI: Assessing the Transition to Value-Based Care.” Our statement for the re...

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