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The National MS Society and MS activists advocate at the federal, state and local levels for increased MS research, access to quality care, disability rights, long-term services and supports and awareness and organizational support.

 

Oregon Legislation: 2019-2020

Streamline Step Therapy and Prior Authorization Protocols (Utilization Management Protocols)
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oregon Chapter, supports efforts to base treatment decisions on research and medical expertise rather than cost alone.

Oregon Utilization Management Position Statement

Caregiver Respite RELIEF Act
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oregon Chapter, supports efforts to give Oregon’s’ 469,000 family caregivers the supports they need to care for themselves and the ones they care for.

Oregon Caregiver Respite RELIEF Act AARP one-pager

Out of Pocket Costs/Flat Co-pay Health Plans
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oregon Chapter, supports efforts to lower cost and improve transparency across the health system, including insurance options which help people better plan for their overall health care costs.

Oregon Out of Pocket Costs Position Statement

  • Oregon Legislative page – HB 2799
  • Staff Summary - none published

Prescription Drug Manufacturer Price Increase Notification
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, supports efforts to improve transparency across the health system, including prescription drug costs and pricing.

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