UPDATE: Part B Letter to HHS Secretary Price

06/01/2017 10:48 AM | Ashley Monson (Administrator)

Hi All –

Attached, please find our current letter to HHS Secretary Price raising grave concerns about suggested changes to Medicare Part B that will harm patient access to medications or limit treatment options. A two-page background summary is also attached for your reference, with all current signers listed in the email below.

The letter will remain open to signers through Monday, June 5, at COB Pacific time to accommodate our friends on the West Coast. The text and sign-on form can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/WFYYEsa8q7lp6FSG2

Please let me know if you have any questions of or if you need any additional information.

  • ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+)
  • Advocates for Responsible Care (ARxC)
  • AIDS Response Seacoast
  • Alabama Society for the Rheumatic Diseases
  • Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine ("Aimed Alliance")
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
  • American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)
  • American Behcet's Disease Association
  • American Urological Association
  • Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas
  • Association of Northern California Oncologists (ANCO)
  • Association of Women in Rheumatology (AWIR)
  • BioNJ
  • Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska
  • California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)
  • Caregiver Action Network
  • Caregiver Voices United
  • Charleston Parkinson's Support Group
  • Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO)
  • Community Access National Network (CANN)
  • Community Health Acton Network
  • Community Health Charities of Nebraska
  • Community Liver Alliance
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
  • Delaware BioScience Association
  • Easter Seals Massachusetts
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
  • Health Coalition, Inc.
  • Hematology Oncology Associates, PC
  • Hepatitis Foundation International
  • iBio - Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization
  • Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
  • International Cancer Advocacy Network (ICAN)
  • International Foundation for Autoimmune & Autoinflammatory Arthritis (IFAA)
  • Iowa Biotechnology Association
  • Kentucky Life Sciences Council
  • Life Sciences Pennsylvania
  • Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.
  • Lupus Foundation New England
  • Lupus Foundation of America
  • Lupus Foundation of Florida
  • Maryland Society for the Rheumatic Diseases (MSRD)
  • MassBio
  • Matthew25 AIDS Services
  • Medical Alley Association
  • Medical Oncology Association of Southern California, Inc. (MOASC)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Mental Health America of Louisiana
  • Metro Denver Oncology Nursing Society
  • Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
  • Michigan Biosciences Industry Association (MichBio)
  • Michigan Rheumatism Society
  • MidWest Rheumatology Society
  • Multiple Sclerosis Resources
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness New Mexico (NAMI)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness North Carolina (NAMI)
  • National Association for Rural Mental Health
  • National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD)
  • National Grange
  • National Infusion Center Association (NICA)
  • National Minority Quality Forum
  • New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA)
  • North Carolina Rheumatology Association
  • Ohio Association of Rheumatology
  • Ohio Hematology Oncology Society
  • One in Four Chronic Health
  • Prevent Blindness Texas
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Association of New Mexico
  • RetireSafe
  • Rheumatology Association of Iowa (RAI)
  • Rocky Mountain Health Network
  • Rush To Live
  • South Carolina Rheumatism Society
  • StopAfib.org
  • Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
  • Texas State Grange
  • The US Oncology Network
  • The Wisconsin Society of Pathologists
  • Veterans Health Council
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Wisconsin Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons
  • Wisconsin Rheumatology Association
  • Wyoming Epilepsy Association
Thank you for your continued support. We will be in touch as the list of signers grows over the next few days.

Best,

Shannon Finley
The Part B Access for Seniors and Physicians (ASP) Coalition


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