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Latest News from PhRMA

A new era in cancer

November 1, 2017

A new era in medicine is revolutionizing how we diagnose, treat and hopefully one day cure the many diseases that make up cancer.

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Medicare Monday: CMS withdraws Part B demo, takes positive step forward on CMMI

October 30, 2017

CMS withdrawal of Part B demo and RFI on future of CMMI mark steps in the right direction for agency.

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PhRMA Statement on Trump Opioids Announcement

October 26, 2017

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) president and CEO Stephen J. Ubl issued the following statement.

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Disease modifying therapies for the management of multiple sclerosis save money and improve patient outcomes

October 24, 2017

In this post, we feature a study comparing the effectiveness of oral and injectable disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

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PhRMA letter to Puerto Rico Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce

October 23, 2017

On behalf of our members, PhRMA wants to thank you for your leadership in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after two recent hurricanes – most notably Hurricane Maria – struck the island last month.

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340B Spotlight: ICYMI – 340B hearing, new reports highlight growing need for program reform

October 20, 2017

Evidence that the 340B program has strayed from its congressionally stated intent has been piling up.

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The Washington Post retracts PhRMA claim in opioid story

October 18, 2017

Earlier this week, the Washington Post falsely claimed that the PhRMA supported the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

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Excerpts from testimony by PhRMA’s Lori Reilly

October 17, 2017

Lori Reilly, executive vice president for policy, research &membership at PhRMA, testified at the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions.

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How much are hospitals marking up the price of medicines? The answer may surprise you.

October 17, 2017

Hospitals mark up medicine prices, on average, nearly 500 percent, according to a new analysis from the Moran Company that was commissioned by PhRMA.

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Medicare Monday: Open enrollment is here again

October 16, 2017

As of October 15, newly qualified patients and current Medicare beneficiaries can review their coverage options and select their 2018 health plans.

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