The Senate is currently considering an Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill co-sponsored by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is asking patient advocates to email or call their Senators to oppose this “Graham-Cassidy” bill. The organization has outlined how this legislation could be detrimental for rare disease patients in their new statement (click to read). According to the organization, provisions allowing states to opt out of key coverage protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions would be especially concerning.
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