Upcoming Advocacy Events
November 16th - 20th, 2020
On Monday, November 16th through Friday, November 20th, the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC) will host its Virtual Fall Forum, Briefing on Patient Access to Care, and Week of Action. The Forum, Briefing, and Week of Action’s theme is "Patient Access to Care and Treatments in the Cost-Shifting Era" and will feature a virtual briefing on DDNC’s new policy document outlining harmful cost-shifting tactics.
Date: Monday, November 16th - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Title: “Patient Access to Care and Treatments in the Cost-Shifting Era”
Watch the webinar here.
Join policymakers, caregivers, and patients as the DDNC unveils its new policy document. This webinar will include an overview of various cost-shifting tactics, caretaker and patient stories related to these tactics, and potential solutions such as the Safe Step Act. This event is open to the public, and we encourage anyone interested in patient access to attend.
- Welcome and Introductions
- Opening Remarks
- DDNC Cost-Shifting White Paper Briefing
- Patient Perspective
- Call to Action
Balance of the Week: Call to Action!
Reach out to your legislators to urge enactment of federal step therapy reform legislation
- Contact your two Senators and House Representative to urge that they pass the Safe Step Act (HR 2279 / S 2546) in the remaining days of the 116th Congress
- All registered participants will receive additional information for contacting your Senators and Representative
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