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Rare Perspectives Podcast Special: Protect Life-Saving Charitable Assistance

Urgent Call to Action with Government Relations Associate Nathan Thomson This week on Rare Perspectives, we caught up with PSI’s Nathan...
#30for30

#30for30

As Patient Services, Inc. (PSI) celebrates its 30th year, we wanted to do something special to support our patients and the chronic-illness...

Advocacy Day 2019

Advocacy Day 2019

On Wednesday, May 1st, Patient Services Inc., and many others from across the United States will visit Washington D.C to meet with our nation’s...

Health Reform Update Summary – Week of September 10, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary – Week of September 10, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, a federal judge in Texas appears ready to grant an injunction blocking enforcement of the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) pending an appeal to higher courts. New Census Bureau data reveals that the nation’s uninsured rate stopped improving under the Trump Administration.

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Health Reform Update Summary- Week of August 13, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of August 13, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, the Trump Administration finalizes its expansion of short-term health plans that do not need to comply with Affordable Care Act (ACA) consumer protections despite warnings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) actuary

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Health Reform Update Summary- Week of July 23, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of July 23, 2018

The House passes a package of legislation that would postpone or repeal two additional taxes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), remove the ACA’s age limit on catastrophic plans, prevent the District of Columbia from creating an alternative to the ACA’s individual mandate, and expand the use of health savings accounts.

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Health Reform Update Summary- Week of July 9, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of July 9, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, insurers threaten to further hike premiums after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unexpectedly suspends $10.4 billion in Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk adjustment payments due from 2017.

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Health Reform Update Summary –  Week of June 25, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary – Week of June 25, 2018

In the Health Reform Update for this week, the Trump Administration finalizes rule allowing for association health plans that insurers warn could skew risk pools and spike premiums for coverage that remains compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Attorneys General in Massachusetts and New York will seek court action to block the new limited-benefit plans.

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Health Reform Update Summary- Week of June 11, 2018

Health Reform Update Summary- Week of June 11, 2018

The Trump Administration refuses to defend a multistate lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the pre-existing condition protections and individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Medicare Trustees warn that the 2019 repeal of the tax penalty for the individual mandate will speed up Medicare’s insolvency by three years (to 2026).

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Marketplace Access Project Gains Momentum: Reaches 150 Bipartisan Cosponsors for Legislation to Protect Charity Assistance for Nation’s Most Vulnerable Patients

Marketplace Access Project Gains Momentum: Reaches 150 Bipartisan Cosponsors for Legislation to Protect Charity Assistance for Nation’s Most Vulnerable Patients

The Marketplace Access Project (MAP), a group of leading national patient advocacy organizations dedicated to protecting non-profit insurance premium and cost-sharing assistance for individuals suffering from chronic and life-threatening illnesses, today announced it has reached 150 bipartisan cosponsors for the Access to Marketplace Insurance Act (H.R. 3976).

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