Carl Schmid discusses litigation victory for patients brought by the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute and diabetes groups in which the judge struck down the federal rule allowing insurers to not count copay assistance toward patient out-of-pocket costs.
Carl Schmid discusses NC Blue Cross Blue Shield’s decision to remove HIV drugs from the highest and costliest drug tiers following a discrimination complaint filed by the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute and NC AIDS Action Network.
Carl Schmid and Kevin Herwig offer updates at USCHA on Braidwood v Becerra, which challenges ACA’s preventive services coverage requirement, and discuss the amicus brief filed by HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute and supported by 24 HIV and hepatitis organizations and other amici briefs filed by other groups.
Carl Schmid of the HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute joins Hannah Lynch, Associate Director, U.S. Public Policy at UCB, to discuss how we can evolve the healthcare system to better serve people living with severe diseases and help them overcome access barriers.
At the NAIC meeting, Carl Schmid and colleagues present consumer representatives’ report on investigation of how insurers are implementing ACA preventive service requirements, including PrEP, and urge state regulators to take action to ensure insurers are compliant with the law.