Today, the National Consumers League (NCL) announced the winners of its twelfth annual Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge, an eight-week intercollegiate competition among health profession student teams and faculty to combat poor medication adherence in the United States, where nearly three out of four patients do not take their medication as directed.
The team from Maryknoll School in Honolulu, Hawaii, was crowned the 2023 National LifeSmarts Champion in Cincinnati, Ohio, this past Sunday, April 30. In 29 years of LifeSmarts competition this is the first-ever win for The Aloha State.
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NCL recently submitted comments regarding the Proposed Rule, Medication Guides: Patient Medication Information, that we believe will greatly improve the information patients receive with their prescription medicines.
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The National Consumers League NCL recently submitted a letter to the U.S. House and Senate leadership expressing our collective support for PBM reforms to improve consumer and patient access to biosimilars.
Last week, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee advanced the five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration. The legislation does contain some victories for consumers, it does not contain the deep reforms of an uncompetitive industry that are sorely needed.
Reports of scams tied to cryptocurrencies drove a significant increase in median losses in 2022, according to the National Consumers League’s annual Top Ten Scams report. The report, published annually, analyzed more than 3,500 consumer fraud complaints filed with NCL’s Fraud.org campaign last year.