Ask Congress to Support the Safe Step Act (H.R. 2163/S.464)
Step therapy, often called “fail first,” is a process that requires patients to take one or more alternative medications chosen by their insurer before permitting patients to access the medicine prescribed by their health care provider. H.R. 2163 and S. 464 would protect rare disease patients in federally regulated health insurance plans by establishing an exemption process, requiring certain exceptions to the step therapy protocols and requiring a time frame for plans to respond to exception or appeal requests. Contact your legislators today to ask them to cosponsor this important legislation!