Washington, D.C., March 7, 2017—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s release of the American Health Care Act:
“Yesterday evening, House Republicans released the American Health Care Act, their proposed replacement to the Affordable Care Act. NORD is in the process of analyzing the bill and assessing its effects on rare disease patients using our Principles for Healthcare Reform that we published last week. Our analysis and position statement will be released later this week.”
Read about NORD’s ongoing policy work to address the coverage protections of all 30 million rare disease patients.