Rachel Gerstenfeld

Blog Posts

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Read September 11, 2020

Step Therapy: What Patients Need to Know

One of the major themes dominating health care discussions today is that health care costs in the United States are proving unsustainable. Practices known as utilization management (UM) are one of the ways by which health care costs have been addressed. As part of the Forum on Utilization Management, the Cancer Policy Institute (CPI) is releasing a series of blogs aimed at educating patients about different UM practices and techniques, how they impact access to care, as well as advocacy opportunities to address those barriers to care. Read this third blog in the series to learn more about Step Therapy.
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Read August 14, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Voting this November

The 2020 election is quickly approaching. Due the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, voting in your state may look a little different this election. In this blog, you will find information to help you prepare for the November 3rd general election.
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Read July 7, 2020

2020 Census and its Impact on the Cancer Community

Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census to count every living person in the U.S. and U.S. territories. The results of the census inform decision making and affect the support and amount of money your community will receive in federal funding.