Out-of-Pocket Cost Letters

Featured Letters

Below are some of our featured letters on Out-of-Pocket Costs that highlight our recent work and victories.

To see all of our letters on this topic, scroll down to the archive section.

 
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Federal Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF adds name to colalition letter urging Congress to take action on out-of-pocket costs in Medicare Part D.

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Federal Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF joins coalition letter asking HHS to reconsider cost sharing provision in 2021 Notice of Benefit & Payment Parameters under COVID-19 Circumstances.

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State Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF submits letter of support for Arizona copay accumulator bill HB 2166 to Governor Ducey.

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State Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF submits letter in support of Washington insulin cap bill SB 6087 to Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee.

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State Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF adds name to coalition letter in support of protections for surprise medical bills (HB 1862) to Pennsylvania Full House.

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Federal Out-of-Pocket Costs

NPF adds name to letter supporting the Prescription Drug Pricing Reform Act of 2019.

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Federal Letters on Out-of-Pocket Costs

2020

● 07/20/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Take Action on Out-of-Pocket Costs in Medicare Part D

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● 05/21/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter Calling on Congress to End Surprise Medical Billing

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● 05/21/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter Asking President Trump to End Surprise Medical Billing

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● 05/05/2020 - NPF Joins Coalition Letter Asking HHS to Reconsider Cost Sharing Provision in 2021 Notice of Benefit & Payment Parameters Under COVID-19 Circumstances

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● 04/06/2020 - NPF Submits Comments in Response to the 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Proposed Rule

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● 03/02/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter to HHS Re: 2021 Notice of Benefit & Payment Parameters Proposed Rule

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● 02/11/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter in Support of the Ban Surprise Billing Act

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● 01/13/2020 - NPF Submits Comment Letter on Wisconsin Step Therapy Rulemaking Process

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● 01/13/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Reverse Increase in Medicare Part D Out-of-Pocket Costs in 2020

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2019

● 10/29/19 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter to Speaker Pelosi Thanking Her for Supporting an Out-of-Pocket Cap and 'Smoothing' in Medicare Part D

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● 10/18/19 - NPF Submits Comments in Response to ICER Proposed Updates to 2020 Value Assessment Framework

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● 09/10/19 - NPF Adds Name to Letter Supporting the Prescription Drug Pricing Reform Act of 2019

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● 07/24/19 - NPF Joins Coalition Letter to House Ways and Means Committee in Support of Medicare Part D Reform

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● 06/06/19 - NPF Submits Letter in Support of S. 1384, the Prescription Drug Rebate Reform Act of 2019

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● 06/06/19 - NPF Joins Coalition Letter to Congress in Support of Medicare Part D Reform

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● 04/08/19 - NPF Submits Letter to HHS in Response to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Removal of Safe Harbor Protections for Rebates Involving Pharmaceuticals

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● 02/19/19 - NPF Submits Comments in Response to HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020

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● 01/25/19 - NPF Submits Comments in Response to the 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Proposed Rule

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State Letters on Out-of-Pocket Costs

2020

● 06/15/2020 - NPF Joins Coalition in Urging New York Senators to Support Copay Accumulator Protections (S6303/A8246)

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● 06/15/2020 - NPF Joins Coalition in Urging New York Assembly Members to Support Copay Accumulator Protections (S6303/A8246)

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● 06/01/2020 - NPF Submits Testimony in Favor of Ohio Copay Accumulator Protections (HB 469) to House Health Committee

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● 05/21/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Coalition Letter in Support of Protections for Surprise Medical Bills (HB 1862) to Pennsylvania Full House

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● 04/09/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Kentucky Coalition Letter in Support of an Executive Order to Provide Copay Accumulator Protections During COVID-19

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● 04/09/2020 - NPF Joins Others in Expressing Support to Rep. Bentley for Inclusion of Kentucky HB 72 to Address Copay Accumulators in COVID-19 Executive Order

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● 04/07/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Ohio Coalition Letter in Support of an Executive Order to Provide Copay Accumulator Protections During COVID-19

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● 04/07/2020 - NPF Joins Others in Expressing Support to Rep. Manchester for Inclusion of Ohio HB 469 to Address Copay Accumulators in COVID-19 Executive Order

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● 03/27/2020 - NPF Submits Letter Commenting on California Health Benefits Review Program Analysis of AB 2203 Insulin Cost Sharing

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● 03/11/2020 - NPF Adds Name to Kentucky Coalition Letter in Support of HB 72 to Protect Patients From Copay Accumulators

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● 03/04/2020 - NPF Submits Letter in Support of Kentucky Copay Accumulator Bill HB 72 to House Banking & Insurance Committee

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● 02/25/2020 - NPF Submits Letter in Support of Washington Insulin Cap Bill SB 6087 to Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee

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● 02/18/2020 - NPF Submits Letter in Support of Nebraska Insulin Cap Bills LB 970 and LB 949 to Banking Commerce & Insurance Committee

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● 02/06/2020 - NPF Submits Letter in Support of Maryland Insulin Cap Bill HB 134 to Government Operations Committee

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2019

● 04/09/19 - NPF Submits Letter of Support for Arizona Copay Accumulator Bill HB 2166 to Governor Ducey

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● 03/25/19 - NPF Submits Letter of Support for West Virginia Copay Accumulator Bill HB 2770 for Governor Justice

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● 02/26/19 - NPF Submits Letter of Support for Oregon Copay Only Plans Bill HB 2799 to House Committee on Healthcare

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● 02/25/19 - NPF Submits Letter of Support for Connecticut Copay Accumulator Bill SB 30 to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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