INCREASINGLY, INSURERS ARE REDUCING COVERAGE FOR VITAL MEDICATIONS.
Reducing prescription coverage for vital medications, especially in the middle of the health plan year, is unfair, unsafe, and may even increase overall health care costs. Learn more about how nonmedical switching works.
CALLING ALL PATIENTS, CAREGIVERS, CLINICIANS
We've created a 10-minute survey for patients, caregivers, and clinicians to capture data and stories about nonmedical switching. Educating policymakers about this insurance practice is crucial to advocacy. Take the survey now.
AMA supports stable formularies
In January, the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, American Pharmacists Association and 14 other organizations released a set of 21 principles. Principle five recommends prohibiting midyear formulary changes.
Read more here.
Senator urges support for Reliable Coverage Act
"By changing their coverage throughout the year, insurers are playing doctor – making vital health decisions at a time when Tennesseans are locked into their health plan and have little recourse," writes Sen. Mark Green, a physician, in the Tennessean.
Read more here.
AIMED Alliance launches Coveragerights.org
A new website from the Alliance for the Adoption of Innovation in Medicine (AIMED Alliance) helps educate consumers on their right to appeal coverage changes and denials within a particular state.
Check out the website here.
Join our campaign
We're working in states across the country to create legislation that would put an end to this unfair insurance practice.