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Medicare Monday: What they are saying about MedPAC’s Part B recommendations

April 10, 2017

A broad group of stakeholders has raised widespread concern with the MedPAC recommendations, both before and after the vote.

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PhRMA Statement on MedPAC Vote

April 6, 2017

PhRMA spokesperson Allyson Funk issued the following statement on the MedPAC vote.

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PhRMA Launches New “Share the Savings” Campaign to Urge Payers to Share Negotiated Discounts with Patients  

April 6, 2017

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) today unveiled “Share the Savings,” a new campaign to educate the public about the lack of rebate pass-through for commercially insured patients with high deductibles and coinsurance.

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12 years of the Partnership of Prescription Assistance

April 5, 2017

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance is celebrating 12 years of helping connect patients who struggle with affordable access to the medicines they need.

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RA medicines often demonstrate far greater benefits to patients than initially understood

April 5, 2017

RA medicines often demonstrate far greater benefits to patients than initially understood.

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NAFTA tribunal fails to rule on Canada’s patent utility doctrine

April 4, 2017

While Canada may have prevailed in the recent NAFTA tribunal case against Eli Lilly, the promise utility doctrine continues to harm their economy.

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ICYMI: Report highlights overall decrease in cancer death rates

April 3, 2017

Cancer death rates are continuing to decrease for men, women and children in the United States thanks in part to biopharmaceutical innovation.

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Medicare Monday: A guide to MedPAC’s Part B vote this week

April 3, 2017

A guide to MedPAC's vote on a series of draft recommendations affecting Medicare Part B.

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PhRMA Statement on Presidential Commission on the Opioid Abuse Epidemic

March 29, 2017

PhRMA released a statement on the presidential commission to study the opioid abuse epidemic in the U.S.

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