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Nicole Longo

Nicole Longo Nicole is senior director of public affairs at PhRMA focusing on Medicare, 340B, importation and more. She previously worked for a D.C.-based public affairs firm where she assisted a wide range of clients with communications efforts on everything from trade policy to agriculture policy to health care policy. Outside the office, Nicole can be found trying new restaurants (usually Italian), taking an occasional barre class and cheering on the Cincinnati Bengals.

Recent Posts

New data: The 340B program is driving up costs for patients and our health care system

By Nicole Longo  |    September 15, 2022
Guess what? The 340B program grew, yet again, hitting a whopping $43.9 billion in sales at the discounted 340B price in 2021. But there has not been evidence of corresponding growth in care provided...   Read More

What is a 340B covered entity?

By Nicole Longo  |    August 29, 2022
We are committed to engaging a wide range of audiences and having a dialogue on opportunities to create a better health care system. We believe health literacy can not only help patients make...   Read More

This week’s reading list: All the reasons the Senate-passed drug pricing bill is bad policy

By Nicole Longo  |    August 10, 2022
Last weekend, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act which includes dangerous price-setting provisions. The bill now heads to the House for consideration, where it is not too late for them to...   Read More

Myth vs. Fact: The Senate’s latest price setting proposal

By Nicole Longo  |    August 5, 2022
The narratives being built around the Senate’s latest price setting proposal frame it as a bill intended to lower drug prices for patients and address rising inflation. But those narratives aren’t...   Read More

The Senate’s latest price setting proposal will undermine U.S. economic growth

By Nicole Longo  |    August 3, 2022
Last week, we examined ways the latest drug pricing proposal will undermine patient access to medicines, American medical innovation and our health care system as a whole. But there is another...   Read More

The Senate’s latest price setting proposal will undermine: Our health care system

By Nicole Longo  |    July 28, 2022
Members of Congress continue to push a misguided drug pricing proposal under the guise of negotiation as part of the reconciliation package. This proposal is nothing short of government price setting...   Read More

The Senate’s latest price setting proposal will undermine: American medical innovation

By Nicole Longo  |    July 27, 2022
Members of Congress continue to push a misguided drug pricing proposal under the guise of negotiation as part of the reconciliation package. This proposal is nothing short of government price setting...   Read More

The Senate’s latest price setting proposal will undermine: Patient access to medicines

By Nicole Longo  |    July 26, 2022
Members of Congress continue to push a misguided drug pricing proposal under the guise of negotiation as part of the reconciliation package. This proposal is nothing short of government price setting...   Read More

By the Numbers: Patients lose when the government sets prices

By Nicole Longo  |    July 8, 2022
Yet again, Congress is considering harmful drug pricing policies with complete disregard for the negative impact they will have on patients and our economy. At the same time, they are continuing to...   Read More

340B program remains second largest federal drug program, yet little solid evidence of benefits to patient

By Nicole Longo  |    June 30, 2022
Over the three decades since Congress created the 340B drug pricing program, we’ve seen massive growth in its size. As a program meant to serve vulnerable patients, this sounds great, right? The...   Read More

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