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Families USA Stakeholder Letter to the House in Support of Lower Costs More Transparency Act

In America today, our healthcare system is burdening families with insurmountable challenges. The current payment model incentivizes expensive treatments while neglecting the fundamental aspect of qua...

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Letter to Congress on Advancing Bipartisan Same Service Same Price Proposals

Consumers First and Consumers for Fair Hospital Pricing sent a new letter to Congressional leadership urging the 118th Congress to act now to remedy some of the most obvious health system failings by ...

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Letter to President Biden on Implementation of the No Surprises Act

Thirteen leading organizations representing consumers, patients and workers, sent the attached letter to President Biden, supporting his administration's work to successfully implement the No Surprise...

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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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Statement for the Record, House Committee on Ways and Means hearing on No Surprises Act implementation

Families USA Action submitted this Statement for the Record for the September 19, 2023 House Committee on Ways and Means hearing entitled "Reduced Care for Patients: Fallout from Flawed Implementation...

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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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Families USA and Stakeholders Submit Letter to CMS: Improve Oral Health Through Medicare

As advocates for health equity and improving our nation's overall health, we have long recognized the need for improved dental coverage in Medicare. Without this coverage, millions of older adults and...

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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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