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Alabama State Ambassador Needed
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State Ambassador Program and how to apply?
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What's Happening Now?

Please join Alabama Rare Action Network for Rare Disease Day in Montgomery on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for an Advocacy Training Day  and Rare Disease Day on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  This is an opportunity for patients, families, caregivers, medical professionals and industry representatives to come together and educate state legislators and their staff about rare diseases and the challenges patients and their families face in the state.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Alabama’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact the NORD Rare Action team today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Alabama.

Alabama needs your help!
Utilize these Rare Action resources to put rare diseases on the map in your state. Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

AL State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 40%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 25%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 60%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 0%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Jim L. Ridling, Commissioner

Alabama Department of Insurance
PO Box 303351
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-3351


In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Online Complaint Submission

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
Myra Frick, Division Manager, Consumer Services

Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile


501 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104


Medicaid Website
Email for Assistance:
Eligibility Requirements: Call 1-800-362-1504

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Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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