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2013-03-27 12:28:39

- International Decision-Makers Gather to Discuss Healthcare Advances and the Benefit to Society- LYON, France, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Davenport-Ennis, founder and CEO of the National Patient Advocate Foundation, addressed attendees at the BIOVISION conference in Lyon, France on personalized medicine and e-health technology and engaged healthcare stakeholders from across the globe on the future of e-health and the impact technology integration will have on the...

2013-02-13 08:29:17

By Nancy Davenport-Ennis, CEO, National Patient Advocate Foundation. WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As part of our mission to serve as the patient voice in improving access to, and reimbursement for, high-quality healthcare for millions of Americans, NPAF is proud to be part of important research related to the 340B Drug Discount Program, particularly in light of federal budgetary cuts in health care provider services. Originally created by Congress in 1992 to...

2013-02-07 12:28:21

National Patient Advocate Foundation and Its Policy Board, Other Leading Experts Identify Areas of Concern for Patient Access to Care WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient access to health care through public policy reform at the state and federal levels, recently released their Policy Priorities for 2013. Since its inception...

2012-11-14 12:26:47

- SB194 cited as policy solution designed to improve patient access to life-saving cancer treatments, improve patient quality of life - COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) voiced strong support for the Oral Chemotherapy Legislation (SB194) at a hearing before the Senate, Commerce and Labor Committee yesterday. The bill ensures equity for patient out-of-pocket costs for oral and intravenous (IV) chemotherapy anti-cancer...

2012-07-27 06:21:50

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Groups Address Topics Related to Supreme Court Ruling on Health Reform, Budget Sequestration, the Patient's Role with the FDA on Benefit/Risk Determinations, and Access to Products for Pain Management WASHINGTON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Regulatory Education and Action for Patients (REAP) council - a coalition comprised of 52 of America's leading patient advocacy organizations, co-chaired by the National Patient Advocate Foundation...

2012-06-28 06:28:32

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 Health Care Costs Essential to Improving Americans' Access to Health Care WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today applauded the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and its important insurance coverage protections for...

2012-05-01 10:25:40

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Commends Rep. Deborah Hudson and Delaware Legislature for Passing Law to Improve Delaware Patients' Access to Oral Anti-Cancer Medications HAMPTON, Va., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) today applauded the Delaware General Assembly and Governor Jack Markell for approving and signing into law legislation that will help Delaware's insured cancer patients access their...

2012-04-24 06:26:47

Congressional Staff Point to Legislative Reform Options to Combat Increasing Shortage WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), in collaboration with the Friends of Cancer Research (FOCR) and 50 national non-profit patient advocacy Regulatory Education and Action for Patients (REAP) member organizations, today convened a briefing on Capitol Hill to showcase the patient perspective on the national drug shortage crisis...

2012-03-23 10:21:45

New PAF Website Provides Patients with Information on Reform Implementation Progress, Resources Available for Accessing Law's Benefits WASHINGTON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of the second anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, today the National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) joined with numerous other national health care organizations in commemorating the historic law's progress in its first two years, and...

2012-03-14 16:43:00

NPAF Founder and CEO Nancy Davenport-Ennis Attends White House Planning Session for Raising Awareness of ACA's Consumer-Focused Offerings and Successes To Celebrate Second Anniversary WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representing the nation's leading patient advocacy organization, National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) Founder and CEO Nancy Davenport-Ennis attended a White House strategy session last week to generate plans for raising awareness of the...