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Exploding The Dangerous Myth Of The Average Patient

Exploding The Dangerous Myth Of The Average Patient

As our Nation enters this critical period of implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, we must turn our attention to assuring that the drug development process reflects the individual needs of all Americans, including people of all races and ethnicities. The biological and genetic diversity extant in the American general population opens […]

Medicare Part D's Consistently Low Premiums Help Ensure Access to High Quality Healthcare

Medicare Part D's Consistently Low Premiums Help Ensure Access to High Quality Healthcare

National Minority Quality Forum Statement: Medicare Part D’s Consistently Low Premiums Help Ensure Access to High Quality Healthcare WASHINGTON D.C. (August 8, 2012) – Dr. Gary A. Puckrein, President and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum The Forum), today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ announcement that […]

Letter to CMS Concerning Dual Eligibles

Letter to CMS Concerning Dual Eligibles

  April 25, 2012 Richard J. Gilfillan, M.D. Acting Director Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21244 Dear Dr. Gilfillan: The National Minority Quality Forum, and the co-signing organizations listed below, are writing to join with other concerned citizens groups to express our apprehensions […]

National Minority Quality Forum and 23 Other Groups Urge Select Committee to Fight Medicare Fraud First

National Minority Quality Forum and 23 Other Groups Urge Select Committee to Fight Medicare Fraud First

  September 28, 2011 Representative Jeb Hensarling 129 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Senator Patty Murray 448 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Representative Hensarling and Senator Murray, Our organizations represent millions of seniors, persons with disabilities, military veterans, and family members who depend upon America’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. We understand the […]

Open Letter to President Barack Obama Regarding the Impact of Health-System Reform on Emerging Populations

Open Letter to President Barack Obama Regarding the Impact of Health-System Reform on Emerging Populations

Open Letter to President Barack Obama Regarding the Impact of Health-System Reform on Emerging Populations America is in the midst of a historic demographic shift that is reshaping the country. Populations that were once considered “minorities” are now part of an emerging majority. This new majority needs a health-care system that has the capacity to […]

Medicare End Stage Renal Disease Program: Why We Must Have a Paradigm Shift in Health Care

Medicare End Stage Renal Disease Program: Why We Must Have a Paradigm Shift in Health Care

Medicare End Stage Renal Disease Program: Why We Must Have a Paradigm Shift in Health Care (366 kb PDF)  

Counterfeit Drug Penalty Statement

Counterfeit Drug Penalty Statement

  National Minority Quality Forum Statement regarding the Counterfeit Drug Penalty Enhancement Act of 2011  December 6, 2011  The National Minority Quality Forum applauds the Counterfeit Drug Penalty Enhancement Act of 2011, legislation that addresses one of the front-end, underlying factors that compromise quality health care and subvert efforts to incentivize the innovations necessary to increase […]

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