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Endocrine Society Joins Effort to Get September Named PCOS Month

The Endocrine Society and its patient education arm, the Hormone Health Network, have joined with other associations, members of Congress, and PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association to designate September as Polycistic Ovary Syndrome Month. PCOS Challenge worked with Congressman David Scott (D-GA-13) and 20 other leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives...
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Senate Considers Health Reform Legislation; Timing Uncertain

The U.S. Senate was working hard to develop its version of a health reform measure, but timetable expectations continue to shift. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a health reform bill in May; the Senate leadership had hoped to pass an alternative healthcare coverage measure by the end of June. Senate Republicans...
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Healthcare Reform’s Tug of War

EN0617_cover-small When the U.S. House of Representatives passed health reform legislation in yet another attempt to repeal Obamacare, there were more questions than answers. Endocrine News examines the new bill to let you know what’s in it, what’s not, what’s at stake, where the Endocrine Society stands, and what’s next for you and your patients. On...
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Urge Your Congressman to Vote No on Stripping Pre-existing Condition Protections

Join the Endocrine Society in advocating to protect people with pre-existing conditions and the millions who stand to lose their healthcare coverage. Republicans in the House of Representatives continue to work to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. They have proposed changes that would make their flawed...
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Endocrine Society & 86 Organizations Call on Congress to Protect Medicaid

The Endocrine Society is one of 87 organizations that issued a letter today calling on Congress to take a hard look at the likely significant and life-threatening consequences of the American Health Care Act on millions of patients. The organizations represent Americans with complex health needs who rely on Medicaid for access to care, prevention,...
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CMS Lays Groundwork for CGM Coverage

On January 12, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would be including continuous glucose monitors (CGM) in a new category of durable medical equipment for therapeutic use. This ruling follows many years of advocacy by the Endocrine Society (ES) and its coalition partners to expand coverage for CGM to the...
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Endocrine Society Calls for Solutions Regarding Insulin Price Crisis

The Endocrine Society lauds Novo Nordisk’s recent announcement that it would limit price increases for its therapies, including insulin, and hopes that other entities in the insulin supply chain including manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, and insurers will also demonstrate similar restraint to address this important issue. People with type 1 diabetes are unable to produce...