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Patient Groups: CMS Fails to Protect Health Care for all Utah Residents

Apr 01/GHLF Staff / Press Releases

Groups Disappointed that CMS Approved Partial Expansion in Utah (March 29, 2019) WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of 13 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)’s announcement of the approval of Utah’s 1115 waiver partially expanding its Medicaid program: “CMS’s decision to approve a partial […]

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Patient Groups Applaud Court Rulings on Medicaid Work Requirements and Association Health Plans

Apr 01/GHLF Staff / Press Releases

Patient Groups Applaud Court Rulings on Medicaid Work Requirements and Association Health Plans Rulings Will Help Protect Health Care for Americans Nation Wide (March 28, 2019) – WASHINGTON, D.C. 20 national groups representing millions of people nationwide with preexisting conditions issued the following statement in response to this week’s federal court decisions on Medicaid work […]

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38 Patient Groups Speak Out Against Recent Ruling in Texas v. US

Dec 19/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Ruling invalidates critical health care protections for millions of people with pre-existing conditions December 17, 2018 Categories: Advocacy News Washington, D.C., December, 17 2018 — Following Friday’s ruling in the case of Texas v. United States, which found all of the Affordable Care Act to be unconstitutional, 38 patient groups issued the following statement: “Our organizations, which collectively represent […]

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Is It a Migraine or a Stroke? Getting It Wrong Happens in 18% of Cases, Says New Study

Dec 03/Barbara Brody / Migraine

It’s easy to mistake migraine with aura for stroke, especially when you don’t get migraine attacks regularly. When someone is having a stroke, time is of the essence. If it’s an ischemic stroke — the most common kind, which is caused by a clot blocking blood flow to the brain — you need a drug […]

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Who Really Needs to Take CGRP Medication to Prevent Migraine? What New Guidelines Say

Nov 28/Barbara Brody / Migraine

These new medications are pricey, and insurers aren’t eager to cover them. New guidelines on which migraine patients need CGRPs most could help with access. If you frequently suffer from debilitating migraine attacks, you may already have a prescription for more than one type of medication: a pain-relieving drug to be taken when the pain […]

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