HEALTH POLICY WATCH
We are dedicated to eliminating barriers to health care and improving lives –
with a special focus on the following policy areas:
Help Protect North Carolinians by Urging Your Legislators to Support a New Bill
Right now, patients in our community are not protected against a practice known as step therapy, or fail first, where they are forced to try and fail on one or more other medications before having access to what their doctor prescribed. Particularly for patients with chronic conditions, this can be devastating. But new legislation, House Bill 450, would improve the step therapy process and help patients across the state access the treatments they need.