NCHR Co-Signs Letter of Support for Patient Advocacy Transparency Act

March 8, 2018 The Honorable Claire McCaskill United States Senate 503 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC, 20510 Dear Senator McCaskill: We welcome the Patient Advocacy Transparency Act, which will expand the Physician Payments Sunshine Act to include disclosure of pharmaceutical and medical device company payments to advocacy organizations, professional societies, and other third parties. […]

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NCHR Comment on USPSTF’s Draft Recommendation Statement Screening for Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse

May 21, 2018. In conclusion, we agree with the USPSTF’s efforts to provide updated recommendations on screening of IPV and abuse based on quality, up-to-date studies. The benefits of screening for IPV for women outweigh the risks, and future studies should allow recommendations to be made for other populations. We agree with the USPSTF draft recommendation on IPV and elder abuse.

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