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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.

Washington State 2019 Legislation

Streamline Step Therapy and Prior Authorization Protocols (Utilization Management Protocols) — Signed into Law 4.29.2019 — Effective 7.28.2019
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, supports efforts to base treatment decisions on research and medical expertise rather than cost alone.

Washington State Utilization Management Position Statement

The Washington Long Term Care Trust Act — Signed into Law 5.13.2019 — Effective 7.28.2019
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, supports efforts to help people plan for all their future options related to long-term care.

The Long-term Care Trust Act in the media:

Washingtonians for a Responsible Future 

Prescription Drug Cost Transparency — Signed into Law 5.9.2019 — Effective 7.28.2019
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, supports efforts to improve transparency across the health system, including prescription drug costs and pricing.

Washington State Prescription Drug Cost Transparency Position Statement

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