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Families USA Statement for the Record for Senate HELP Mark-Up of Primary Care and Health Care Costs Legislation

Families USA submitted this statement for the record in advance of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)'s September 21 mark-up of S. 2840, the Bipartisan Primary Care ...

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Nearly 100 Groups Support Strong Implementation of Medicare Negotiation Program

Families USA, Center for Medicare Advocacy, and Public Citizen were joined by nearly 100 other organizations, representing consumers, labor, health care providers, and patients, to support the Departm...

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Consumers First Submits Comment to FTC and DOJ on Draft Merger Guidelines

Consumers First's Steering Committee–American Academy of Family Physicians, American Benefits Council, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Families USA, and the Purchaser...

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Consumers First Announces Support of Lower Costs, More Transparency Act

In a letter sent today to House Leadership, Consumers First today announced their firm support for the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act. The Consumers First alliance brings together the interests of...

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Communities Winning the Fight Against Corporate Hospital Pricing Abuses

To make our health care system affordable and accessible to all who use it, we urgently need policy reforms, including those aimed at reining in corporate hospital pricing abuses. Many hospital chains...

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Consumers First Submits Comment to CMS on CY2024 Physician Payment Rule Supporting Community Health Integration Services and Primary Care

Consumers First submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the CY 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule which sets the payment rates for how most physicians a...

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Consumers First Submits Comment Letter to CMS on CY2024 Outpatient Hospital Proposed Rule on Price Transparency and Site Neutrality

Consumers First submitted comments to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the CY 2024 Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, which sets the payment rates for how mo...

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Families USA alongside more than 60 organizations urge Congress to strengthen price transparency regulations and ensure that patients pay the same price for the same health care service

More than 60 organizations representing consumers, patients, employers, and other health care stakeholders submitted a letter to Congressional Leadership urging Congress to advance and enact legislati...

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Congress Must Act: Families Across America Should Pay the Same Price for the Same Health Care Services

Americans are struggling with an affordability crisis and rising health care costs, yet our health care system is full of wasteful spending that does not improve people’s health. One prime example o...

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Congress Should Codify and Strengthen Hospital and Plan Price Transparency Regulations

People should know the price of health care services at a hospital or health care facility before they receive care, whether it is an X-ray, an MRI or a surgery. Yet, health care is one of the only se...

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