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Washington D.C. State Ambassador Needed
Interested in learning about the State Ambassador Program and how to apply?Click Here 

What's Happening Now?

RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Washington D.C.’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 Washington D.C.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Washington D.C., we need you! 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.

DC State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 40%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 90%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 98%
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

Stephen C. Taylor, Commissioner

Government of the District of Columbia
Department of Insurance
Securities, and Banking
810 First Street, N. E., Suite 701
Washington, DC 20002

202-727-8000

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

Email for Assistance: disbcomplaints@dc.gov

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program

Office of Health Care Ombudsman and Bill of Rights
Department of Health Care Finance
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

202-478-1397

Ombudsman Email: healthreform@dc.gov

Marketplace Structure: State

Marketplace Contact: healthreform@dc.gov
(855) 532-5465

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Benefits Offered Under the Marketplace:
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