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Who is protecting the ethical and cost decisions for patient access to treatment?

I am going to introduce you to an organization that is supposed to be looking out for patients; keeping costs affordable, confirming people get the care they need and give recommendations that will improve their health. To help improve access to care and prevent economic hardship to patients, an academic research group called the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) was created at Harvard Medical School. ICER formed in 2006 as a blending of expertise in health care ethics and evidence-based medicine.

ARxC mourns the passing of our Dialysis patient, Justo Baudilio Rodriguez

With deep sorrow ARxC mourns the passing of our Dialysis patient, Justo Baudilio Rodriguez. Justo was much loved by the ARxC community and will be greatly missed.

Democratic National Convention 2016

 

Advocates for Responsible Care

 

Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN, HHC.

Executive Director

1434 Brook Valley Lane, NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30324

 

SGIM Position Statement on Care for Undocumented Immigrants

The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) recently release a SGIM position statement on the care provided to non-citizens with kidensy disease.

Patient Access to Specialty Tier Drugs Act - HB 875

Help us get specialty drugs access for all Georgians!

 

This week the Patient Access to Specialty Tier Drugs Act House Bill 875 was dropped on the floor of the Georgia House.

 

Sponsored by Rep. Lee Hawkins and Rep. Sharon Cooper, this bill will help limit out of pocket costs for lifesaving specialty drugs and promote a broader range of reporting by insurance plans. 

 

Specialty Tier Coalition of Georgia Advocacy: Help us ensure access to prescription medications

Specialty Tier Coalition of Georgia Advocacy: Help us ensure access to prescription medications

Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) Awarded GA Congressional Arthritis Champion Award

Media Contact:

Dorothy Leone-Glasser
dlg@arxc.org
678-778-3614
404-633-5843

Marketplace Open Enrollment Season Begins November 1, 2015 - Check out the latest educational materials

November 1, 2015 marks the begining of the third Marketplace Open Enrollment Season at HealthCare.gov!

Georgia Breast & Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

Breast and Cervical Cancer in Georgia

• It is estimated that 7,170 women in Georgia will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 1,240 will die from the disease.1

• Finding breast and cervical cancer at an early stage 
increases the opportunity for effective treatment and
 patient survival.

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