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Latest News from PhRMA

PhRMA Members Take New Approach to DTC Television Advertising

October 15, 2018

PhRMA Board of Directors Adopts New Voluntary DTC Principles and Will Launch New Platform to Provide Patients with Cost and Financial Assistance Information

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PhRMA Statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 3, 2018

“The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement marks a historic point for U.S. trade policy, cementing critical intellectual property (IP) protections and other standards that will pave the way for the next generation of treatments and cures.

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PhRMA Statement on JAMA Clinical Trials Study

September 26, 2018

“This study’s narrow findings should not be used to make sweeping generalizations about the investment biopharmaceutical companies make in the development of new therapies.

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Nearly 1 in 5 Hospitals Marks Up Medicine Prices at Least 700 Percent

September 5, 2018

Nearly one in five hospitals marks up medicine prices 700 percent or more, according to a new analysis from the Moran Company that was commissioned by PhRMA.

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PhRMA Statement on Biosimilars Action Plan

July 18, 2018

PhRMA issued the following statement upon release of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Biosimilar Action Plan.

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Biopharmaceutical Industry Takes Bold New Policy Position on How Payments Should Work in Supply Chain

July 16, 2018

PhRMA announces a bold new policy position on how payments should work in the supply chain.

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PhRMA Statement on Efforts to Support Real-World Evidence

July 12, 2018

PhRMA spokesperson issued a statement on comments made by U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.

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Nevada Addresses SB 539’s Most Significant Flaws

June 29, 2018

Judge James C. Mahan of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada entered an order yesterday dismissing without prejudice litigation brought by PhRMA and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) against the State of Nevada.

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New Analysis Shows Using ICER’s Value Assessments Would Limit Access to Life-Saving Medicines in Medicare Part B

May 31, 2018

If Medicare were to utilize one-size-fits-all value assessments like the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) framework as the basis for coverage, 62 to 93 percent of patients with serious, complex conditions would face access barriers to life-saving medicines, according to a new analysis from Xcenda.

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