This year, a protective provision in the New York State Medicaid managed care and Medicaid fee-for-service program is at risk. This provision, known as Prescriber Prevails, protects New York’s most vulnerable patients — low-income patients, patients of color, patients with chronic conditions — and ensures they have access to the medicine their doctor or other health care provider knows is the most effective treatment for them.
Now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, is not the time to deny people access to the health care they need.
We believe everyone deserves access to their medicine, no matter how much money they have, no matter what they look like, no matter what their diagnosis is — no matter what.
Here’s what you need to know about Prescriber Prevails.