Open Letter: Reject Health
Policies That DiscriminatePIPC is proud to have joined over 90 patient and disability advocates in an open letter urging policymakers to reject policies that reference QALYs and similar metrics, which reinforce health inequities, devalue people with disabilities and chronic conditions, older adults and communities of color.
Insurers and PBMs: Don't Discriminate on CarePolicymakers, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are increasingly offering up troubling proposals that tell patients what they’re worth instead of asking them what they value.
Congress Reauthorizes PCORI for 10 YearsPatients and persons with disabilities are increasingly concerned about whether they can afford the tests and treatments they need. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) offers important infrastructure to meet this challenge.
Chairman's CornerPIPC Chairman Tony Coelho, a former congressman from California and primary author of the Americans with Disabilities Act, offers frequent insights and opinions on issues that matter to patients and people with disabilities.
Meet the Chairman
By 1994, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that some 800,000 more people with severe disabilities had found employment than were employed when his bill was first enacted.
In March 2009, Tony was named as Chairperson for the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC). In this capacity, Tony works to amplify the voice of the Partnership’s diverse members, including people with disabilities, racial and ethnic communities and the elderly, among others.