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Supporting opportunities for enhanced competition in the marketplace

By Andrew Powaleny  |    November 22, 2017
Promoting competition is an important focus for the biopharmaceutical industry. Since 1984, the Hatch-Waxman Act has fostered robust competition through the timely entry of generic medicines into...   Read More

New report shows better diabetes management saves money and improves patient outcomes

By Carolyn Ha  |    November 21, 2017
A recent IHS Markit report, “The Clinical and Economic Benefits of Better Treatment of Adult Medicaid Beneficiaries with Diabetes,” simulated savings in the Medicaid program as a result of better...   Read More

Medicare Monday: PhRMA’s comments on new direction for CMMI

By Nicole Longo  |    November 20, 2017
Today, PhRMA submitted its comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) request for information on the future of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Same bad ideas continue to threaten Part D and beneficiary access to medicines

By Nicole Longo  |    November 13, 2017
Perhaps the biggest fact that is often overlooked about Part D is that there is already significant price negotiation in the program. Thanks to Part D’s competitive structure, large purchasers...   Read More

Video: What is a results-based contract?

By Katie Koziara  |    November 13, 2017
New medicines are revolutionizing how we fight disease, but too often patients have to fight to access innovative treatments. As part of the solution to this problem, biopharmaceutical companies...   Read More

Honoring veterans serving in the biopharmaceutical industry

By Andrew Powaleny  |    November 11, 2017
In honor of Veterans Day, we spoke with Rob Caskey, a senior manager in PhRMA’s finance department about his military service, journey to PhRMA and why veterans make great employees for America’s...   Read More

New report and event examine the new era of vaccines

By Andrew Powaleny  |    November 9, 2017
Today, leading minds will come together for an in-depth conversation centered on vaccines – their critical role in warding off disease, the innovative science powering breakthroughs in their...   Read More

A new era in cancer

By Andrew Powaleny  |    November 1, 2017
The last few years have seen unparalleled progress in cancer care, with breakthrough research driving major advances in diagnosis and treatment. Next week, on Wednesday, November 8, leading minds...   Read More

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

By Nicole Longo  |    October 30, 2017
In case you missed it, earlier this month, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services formally withdrew a controversial proposal that would have had a detrimental impact on patient access to...   Read More

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

By Samantha Dougherty  |    October 24, 2017
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts and new medication adherence resources. In this post, we feature a recent study comparing the effectiveness of oral and...   Read More

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