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Archives for: January 26th, 2018

NORD Issues Statement on Confirmation of New Secretary of HHS, Alex Azar

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on January 26, 2018

Washington, D.C., January 26, 2018—The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 30 million Americans with rare diseases, issued the following statement on the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Alex Azar, as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“We at the National Organization… Read More

Proposed Rules for Health Insurance Market Reforms and Essential Health Benefits

Written by on November 28, 2012

On November 20, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long-awaited proposed rules for health insurance market reforms and essential health benefits. These provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are meant to protect patients with pre-existing conditions from discrimination and provide protections against other insurance… Read More