Patient Voices Were Heard: Preserving Access to Life Saving Drug Therapies!

2019-05-21T16:16:21+00:00May 21st, 2019|Hot Topics, News|

On May 17, 2019, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final Medicare Part D Rule, where they decided to preserve the original Six Protected Classes policy. GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (formerly Lung Cancer Alliance and the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation) advocated to stop the initial proposal that would have excluded certain drugs, including the Six Protected Classes from the Medicare Plan formularies. The Six Protected Classes policy was established over a decade ago to [...]

Preserve Access to Community-Based Care

2018-03-21T20:45:21+00:00December 11th, 2017|News|

With just days remaining in the legislative calendar, Congress could leave town without fixing an error in Medicare reimbursements that could make it difficult for people with lung cancer and Medicare insurance coverage to receive community-based treatments. Lung Cancer Alliance is working alongside the Community Care Access Coalition – a group of professionals and advocates who support the passage of bipartisan bills in the House and Senate – to address the Medicare Part B prompt-pay reimbursement disparity in drugs administered [...]