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Archives for: August 17th, 2020

NORD Releases Four Guiding Principles on Telehealth Issues

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco 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

NORD Reaction to Recently-Enacted Government Spending Bill

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

Enrollment in Your Health Insurance Marketplace

Written by Rose Gallagher 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