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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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New Analysis: 340B Program Shifting Delivery of Physician-Administered Medicines to More Expensive Hospital Settings

October 16, 2017

From 2008 to 2015, there was a significant shift in site of care from physician offices to more expensive 340B hospital outpatient settings for certain classes of physician-administered medicines, according to a new analysis by the Berkeley Research Group (BRG) that was commissioned by PhRMA.

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Sharing Negotiated Discounts Could Save Patients More than $800 Annually and Would Increase Premiums About 1 Percent

October 12, 2017

Providing access to discounted medicine prices at the point of sale could save certain commercially insured patients with high deductibles and coinsurance $145 to more than $800 annually, according to a new analysis from Milliman that was commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).

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Amgen Chairman and CEO Robert A. Bradway Elected PhRMA Board Chairman-Elect

October 11, 2017

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America elected new officers to its board of directors.

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PhRMA to Present the 2017 Research & Hope Awards for Outstanding Mental Health Advocacy and Research

October 10, 2017

PhRMA today announced the recipients of the 2017 Research & Hope Awards.

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PhRMA Announces Support for Seven-Day Script Limit on Opioid Medicines for Acute Pain

September 27, 2017

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers for America CEO Stephen J. Ubl issued a statement.

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PhRMA Statement on Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s Address to the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society 2017 Regulatory Conference

September 12, 2017

PhRMA director, Public Affairs, Andrew Powaleny issued a statement following U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s address to the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society 2017 Regulatory Conference.

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PhRMA and BIO Initiate Litigation to Challenge Unconstitutional Provisions of Nevada’s SB 539

September 1, 2017

Today, PhRMA and BIO initiated litigation challenging provisions of SB 539, a Nevada law that would violate patent rights and negate trade secret protection for designated diabetes medicines in a way that would harm patients and chill future biomedical innovation.

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PhRMA Announces Dr. Richard Moscicki as New Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President

August 30, 2017

PhRMA today announced Richard A. Moscicki, M.D. will join the organization as chief medical officer and executive vice president.

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PhRMA Statement on President Trump’s Signing of PDUFA VI Reauthorization

August 18, 2017

PhRMA president and CEO Stephen J. Ubl issued the following statement.

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