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PhRMA launches new consumer-facing Let’s Talk About Cost website

By Holly Campbell  |    January 24, 2018
Today, as part of the Let’s Talk About Cost campaign, PhRMA launched LetsTalkAboutCost.org, a national consumer-facing website to provide consumers with easy-to-understand information about the...   Read More

Guess what? Part B drug spending remains stable share of Medicare spending

By Nicole Longo  |    January 23, 2018
Did you know that if you look at medicines in the pipeline for previously unmet medical needs, many are new and exciting immunotherapy treatments that are physician administered? That means these...   Read More

340B Spotlight: New pieces of legislation continue momentum to fix 340B program

By Nicole Longo  |    January 18, 2018
In case you missed it, two new pieces of legislation have been introduced to increase oversight of and fix the 340B program. Before the holidays, Representatives Larry Bucshon and Scott Peters...   Read More

PhRMA urges CMS to share the savings with seniors

By Juliet Johnson  |    January 17, 2018
Yesterday, PhRMA submitted comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information (RFI) on sharing a portion of manufacturer rebates directly with...   Read More

ICYMI: Why 2017 medicine approvals matter

By Andrew Powaleny  |    January 12, 2018
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) released its 2017 New Drug Therapy Approvals report. Last year marked an extraordinary...   Read More

Clarity around anti-kickback statute needed to promote innovative payment arrangements

By Michelle Drozd  |    January 10, 2018
You may have recently read about how biopharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to implement new approaches to paying for medicines, including through results-based contracts...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Helping beneficiaries access vaccines

By Nicole Longo  |    December 18, 2017
Last month, we released a State of Vaccines report, as well as an update to our Medicines in Development for Vaccines report, which shared exciting information about the 264 vaccines currently in...   Read More

NHE Data: Medicine spending grew just 1.3 percent in 2016

By Holly Campbell  |    December 12, 2017
According to new data from the National Health Expenditures (NHE), retail medicine spending grew just 1.3 percent in 2016, down from 9 percent in 2015. To put that in context, total spending for...   Read More

ICYMI –Report highlights increasing prevalence for Alzheimer’s disease

By Andrew Powaleny  |    December 11, 2017
The number of Americans affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD) continues to rise according to a new report.1 Researchers found that approximately 6.08 million Americans had Alzheimer’s or mild...   Read More

New surveys find payers and providers want more data from biopharmaceutical companies

By Joe Vandigo  |    December 6, 2017
Both payers and providers are interested in additional information from biopharmaceutical companies about prescription medicines – including information about pipeline medicines and unapproved...   Read More

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