Healthcare decisions are intensely personal, and everyone deserves the right to make their own healthcare decisions and from what type of healthcare coverage they purchase to what medications they take. Health reform that works must be focused on expanding choices including allowing individuals to purchase insurance across state lines, to opt for an alternative to traditional health insurance, and to allow individual patients to access promising medications.
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Will U.S. Supreme Court Hear Challenge to Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board?Posted on November 05, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix—Today the Goldwater Institute filed a legal petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its challenge to the Independent Payment Advisory Board created by the Affordable Care Act. The Independent Payment Advisory Board is a 15-member board created to set reimbursement rates for Medicare and to determine which procedures, treatments and drugs will and will not be covered by the government programs that pay for the medical treatment of more than 48 million Americans. Independent Payment Advisory Board decisions cannot be challenged in court and the Board itself cannot be repealed except for during a short window in 2017.
Arizona Voters Pass “Right To Try” For Terminally Ill PatientsPosted on November 05, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Challenge to Arizona Medicaid Expansion in Front of Arizona Supreme CourtPosted on November 03, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Right To Try Stories: Ted HaradaPosted on October 10, 2014 | Type: Article | Author: Blake Wilson
“There is no known cause, and no known cure...” Those were the words told to Ted Harada when he was diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gherig’s disease in 2010. Weakness invaded his body as the disease started to take hold. At 38 years old, Ted worried about leaving his three young children behind, to face an uncertain future.
MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE APPROVES ‘RIGHT TO TRY’ EXPERIMENTAL MEDICATIONS BILLPosted on October 01, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Right To Try Bill Offers Hope To Terminally Ill; Awaits Gov. Synder’s Signature