Statement: HFA and NBDF Address WHO Recommendations


Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) and the National Bleeding Disorders Foundation (NBDF) are deeply concerned by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation of cryoprecipitate (pathogen-reduced and non-pathogen-reduced) in the 23rd Essential Medicines List (EML) for treatment for hemophilia.   With FVIII concentrates available globally, the inclusion of cryoprecipitate as treatment for hemophilia is an egregious, misguided […]

State of the States: Winter 2023

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Coverage losses during Medicaid “unwinding” continue to exceed worst fears  More than 12.5 million Americans have lost Medicaid coverage nationwide during the “unwinding” of the COVID-era continuous coverage requirements, according to the most recent data released by KFF.    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) allowed state Medicaid programs to resume eligibility determinations […]