Last week, NPA convened an inspiring meeting in Washington, DC on the recent election and the way forward. NPA leaders, colleagues from like-minded physician groups, and allies from health justice and public interest organizations came together to share information, strengthen connections, and begin to plan for the next few years. We agreed, only by working together will our … Read more
The 2010 federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) put America on the path to quality and affordable health care for all. Over the years the law has faced a multitude of legal and political challenges from opponents seeking to overturn its new health insurance regulations, consumer protections, and coverage expansions. The NPA is actively working to … Read more
Your book is called Talking to Your Doctor but really it’s doctors who need to learn how to talk to patients. Doesn’t this expect too much of us? After all, our doctors don’t have enough time to talk to us anyway. Our intuition tells us that doctor-patient visits are subpar because there’s not enough time. … Read more
This short clip is from a 3-part series developed by RxDemocracy, a nonpartisan coalition sponsored by the National Physicians Alliance, and the Brennan Center, a nonprofit law and public policy institute based at NYU School of Law. The videos describe recent restrictions on voting rights, the link between voting rights and health and civic disparities, … Read more
Contact your Senators: Confirm Dr. Murthy Now Contact your Senators and voice your support for Dr. Vivek Murthy’s confirmation as Surgeon General. Please personalize and submit your own message. Edit our suggested talking points to emphasize what you believe to be most important. If you can follow up your email with a call, it will have … Read more
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This lecture series highlights advocacy and policy experts who provide technical assistance and leadership development for physicians, residents, and medical students interested in conflict-of-interest reform efforts. This lecture was recorded on February 27, 2013. Click to listen or download (54:41) – Link to Call Notes Let the Sun Shine In: Disclosing Industry Payments to Physicians Under the “Physician … Read more
2018 | 2017 |2016 |2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 “Rapidly Growing Coalition of Hundreds of Medical, Public Health and Clean Air Groups Urge Congress to Uphold Clean Air Safeguards,” American Lung Association (12/6/2010) “Newsmaker: Health Care Reform Law,” Fox 5 Atlanta (11/18/2010) “Top 5 Lists for Good Stewardship in Primary Care” Primary Care Progress Notes (11/14/2010) “How to Pick the Right Health Insurance Plan,” Fox Business (11/10/2010) … Read more
November 30, 2016 Statement attributable to: Manan Trivedi, MD, MPP President, National Physicians Alliance Contact: Becky Martin, Interim Operations Director National Physicians Alliance firstname.lastname@example.org Cell: 941/518-7051 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “The National Physicians Alliance opposes the nomination of Dr. Tom Price to become the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Price’s efforts to … Read more