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2010-06-18 09:03:00

NPAF Delivers letter to Chair of Virginia's Health Information Technology Advisory Commission WASHINGTON, June 18 /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 - delivered a letter to Dr. William Hazel Jr., M.D., Secretary of Health and Human Resources and Chair of Virginia...

2010-06-11 10:44:00

California State Legislators Encouraged to Support SB 961, Ensure Patient Access to Affordable, Life-saving Anticancer Therapies SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient advocates visited the Capitol in Sacramento yesterday as part of the National Patient Advocate Foundation's (NPAF) 2010 California State Advocacy Day to urge the California Legislature to support SB 961, commonly referred to as the "Oral Chemotherapy Co-Pay" bill. The proposed bill would ensure that...

2010-05-13 15:12:00

NPAF Participated in White House Conference Call Announcing New Coverage Regulation under the "Affordable Care Act" WASHINGTON, May 13 /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 - today praised the Obama Administration for extending health care coverage for young adults under...

2010-04-27 08:50:00

30-Year CMS Veteran to Help Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Formulate Strategic Policy and Comment Upon Regulations Affecting Patient Access to Care WASHINGTON, April 27 /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 healthcare through public policy reform at the state and federal levels - welcomed today Stefan (Steve) Miller, former...

2010-03-31 09:38:00

Patient Advocates Encourage State Legislators to Reconsider Medicaid Cuts that Threaten Patient Access to Affordable, Quality Healthcare for More Than 1.4 Million Georgians ATLANTA, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient advocates from across Georgia descended on the Capitol in Atlanta today as part of the National Patient Advocate Foundation's (NPAF) Georgia State Advocacy Day to ask state legislators to reconsider cuts to the state's Medicaid program with particular attention to the...

2010-03-22 16:02:00

NPAF Identified Pre-Existing Medical Conditions as a Significant Contributor to Individuals' Inability to Obtain Insurance and Has Worked To Eliminate Discrimination Since 2006 WASHINGTON, March 22 /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 -- today praised Congressional...

2010-03-03 12:16:00

Patient Advocates Encourage State Lawmakers to Protect State Medicaid Funding to Ensure Patient Access to Affordable, Quality Care RICHMOND, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 patient advocates from across Virginia descended on the Capitol in Richmond today as part of the National Patient Advocate Foundation's (NPAF) Virginia State Lobby Day to ask state legislators to reconsider budget cuts to the state's Medicaid program with particular attention to maintaining full...

2010-02-26 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- the sister organization to the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) -- a direct patient services organization that assists patients throughout the country - delivered a message to all White House Summit participants that policy agreement must triumph over partisan politics during the bipartisan health care reform meeting. "Today is a historic day in the lives of patients in America as the hope...

2010-01-21 11:46:00

NPAF Gives Perspective on Measures Needed to Support Oral Chemotherapy Use, Urges Support of the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act - HR 2366 - to Ensure Equal Coverage for Oral Chemotherapy Care WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /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 - joined the...

2009-12-23 09:37:00

Nation's Leading Patient Advocacy Organization Pleased with Recent Compromises to Improve Patients' Access to Care; Asks Senate to Move Toward Final Vote Quickly WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 /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 - today praised Senate leadership for their...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.