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Medicare Part D cliff ahead

By Juliet Johnson  |    June 21, 2018
Medicare Part D has been providing seniors with access to prescription drug coverage that meets their needs for more than a decade. Today, more than 42 million people are enrolled in Part D and 90...   Read More

Part D cliff looms for seniors, as program stability could be in jeopardy

By Juliet Johnson  |    June 18, 2018
For more than a decade, Medicare Part D has successfully provided seniors comprehensive prescription drug coverage that meets their needs, while its market-based structure has kept overall program...   Read More

New “Let’s Talk About Medicare” campaign focuses on solutions to improve affordability and predictability for seniors in Part D

By Juliet Johnson  |    May 9, 2018
Today, we are launching the “Let’s Talk About Medicare” advertising campaign focused on solutions to improve affordability and predictability for seniors in Medicare Part D. Similar to how the “...   Read More

Burden on patients: Insurance benefit design’s impact on patient access to medicines

By Allyson Funk  |    June 30, 2016
Last week, we looked at access to medicines in health insurance exchanges for HIV/AIDS, oncology, cystic fibrosis, mental health and multiple sclerosis. The analysis by Avalere Health presents...   Read More

Burden on patients: Access to medicines in health insurance exchange plans

By Allyson Funk  |    June 23, 2016
Access to prescription medicines is critical to help patients manage their chronic conditions and maximize quality of life. Unfortunately, even with insurance coverage, many patients still...   Read More

Burden on Patients: 5 Questions on access to rheumatoid arthritis medicines in health exchange plans

By Allyson Funk  |    December 18, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to...   Read More

Burden on Patients: 5 Questions on access to multiple sclerosis medicines in health exchange plans

By Allyson Funk  |    December 4, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to...   Read More

Impact of deductibles in health plans

By Rebecca Davison  |    November 18, 2015
We’ve seen reports on the use of high deductibles that include prescription drugs in health insurance exchange plans and the burden they put on patients. A recent IMS Health report, Emergence and...   Read More

Burden on Patients: 5 Questions on Access to Asthma Medicines in Health Exchange Plans

By Allyson Funk  |    August 13, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to asthma...   Read More

Burden on Patients: Questions on Access to Cancer Medicines in Health Exchange Plans

By Allyson Funk  |    July 14, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to...   Read More

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