HORIZON GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS operates six diverse not-for-profit coalitions. Together, these coalitions have more than 200 members, including trade groups, individual companies and charities representing patient, provider, payer and employer interests. More information about each can be found below.
Health IT Now is a broad based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers and payers that supports incentives to deploy heath IT to improve care, provider performance, and to lower costs.
The Council for Affordable Health Coverage is a broad based coalition of insurers, employers, patients, consumers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and providers united in the belief that health costs are too high and must come down so that American living standards can start growing again.
Rare Disease Legislative Advocates (RDLA) is a collaborative organization designed to support the advocacy of all rare disease groups. Our goal is to empower the individual to become an advocate. By growing the patient advocacy community and working collectively we can amplify our many voices to ensure rare disease patients are heard in State and Federal Government.
Prescriptions for a Healthy America: A Partnership for Advancing Medication Adherence brings together leading patient, physician and health care industry leaders to urge policymakers to implement near-term solutions that will help reduce health care costs and improve the lives of patients across the nation. We are working closely with elected officials and other key stakeholders to develop public policies that engage health care providers, patients and others in improving medication adherence as a critical part of improving health in America.
Our priorities include:
Clear Choices: A Movement for Informed Healthcare is a new consumer-industry campaign, founded by the Council for Affordable Health Coverage, designed to promote health care transparency. The campaign will advance solutions that empower consumers to make better health choices, leading to a more robust, more competitive and less costly health care system.
What We Believe:
We believe health care transparency- on price, quality and safety- can help reduce health costs and improve health outcomes by empowering consumers to make better health choices. Unfortunately, current federal and state efforts are not effectively leveraging the latest technology and available data to achieve these goals. To achieve this, Clear Choices believes there should be:
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