Written by Laura Mullen on August 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the rare disease community. NORD has heard from countless patients over the last few months about how this crisis has added to the already significant challenges that come from living with, or caring for, someone with a rare… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on December 20, 2018
Now that you are all signed up for your 2019 insurance plan, learn how to navigate it! Join us for a webinar on how to make your insurance work for you. It will cover how insurance works, information on understanding the approval process, and tips on how to successfully reverse… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on October 30, 2018
With deadlines to select health plans for next year quickly approaching, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is holding a webinar to aid rare disease patients and caregivers in navigating what may be a confusing process.
Join NORD’s policy team on Tuesday, October 30 at 3pm (Eastern Standard Time) for… Read More
Written by Lisa Sencen on March 29, 2018
After months of debate, Congress passed an omnibus spending bill last week to fund the government through September 30, 2018. Within this legislation, there are both exciting investments in critical programs for the rare disease community as well as disappointing policy omissions from the final package.
For example, we had greatly… Read More
Written by Paul Melmeyer on August 29, 2013
It seems like just yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its controversial decision to uphold much of President Obama’s monumental healthcare reform bill, the Affordable Care Act. But with just a little over a month until the health insurance marketplaces open for enrollment on October 1st, it is now more… Read More