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Telehealth Report from NORD Covered in Managed Healthcare Executive

Written by Laura Mullen on November 13, 2020

NORD’s recent telehealth report was featured in an article in Managed Healthcare Executive, a digital magazine from MJH Life Sciences, on 11.12.2020:

“The federal government took important steps to temporarily expand coverage for telehealth services during the pandemic, including removing barriers for Medicare patients. Plus, most states are allowing out-of-state healthcare… Read More

NORD Issues Report on Ensuring Access to Telehealth for Rare Diseases

Written by Jennifer Huron on October 15, 2020

For those in the rare community, one of the few positives that have come from the global COVID-19 pandemic has been the wider availability of telehealth services. Through surveys, virtual discussion groups and direct advocacy efforts, NORD has continued to track rare patients’ and caregivers’ use of and experience with… Read More

Nebraska Medicaid Expansion Is Progress for Rare Disease Patients, Highlights Critical Need to Support Medicaid During COVID-19

Written by Corinne Alberts on October 1, 2020

Today, Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion begins to take effect. This milestone—two years in the making—means that thousands more low-income people, including many who have a rare disease, now have access to health care coverage.

Nebraska is the latest in the long line of successful ballot initiatives to expand Medicaid. Since the… Read More