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WTAS: Inflation Reduction Act already impacting R&D decisions

By Nicole Longo  |    January 17, 2023
The Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA’s) drug price setting provisions, as predicted, are already impacting biopharmaceutical research & development (R&D) decisions. Whether you are looking at estimates...   Read More

ICYMI: PhRMA COO Lori Reilly speaks about the health care agenda for the next Congress

By Lori Reilly  |    December 9, 2022
With a divided Congress, bipartisan action will be necessary to move the needle on health care policy. On December 7, 2022, PhRMA sponsored the Axios event, “The Post-Midterm Health Care Agenda,”...   Read More

New government price setting policy threatens post-approval research

By Nicole Longo  |    November 10, 2022
Have you ever noticed that one medicine might be used to treat two, three, seven different conditions? That’s the result of significant additional research and investment, including lengthy and...   Read More

Rejecting ICER’s bad advice

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    September 9, 2022
America leads the world in biomedical innovation today because our system rewards investment in research and discovery of new treatments. Now, with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, Dr....   Read More

New survey: Voters seriously concerned about fine print in reconciliation bill

By Mark Keida  |    August 12, 2022
With a final vote in Congress expected on a reconciliation spending bill, a new Morning Consult survey explores what this legislation actually does – and does not do – and finds that voters are...   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

An open letter to Congress: Stand with patients and future cures

By Stephen J. Ubl  |    August 4, 2022
I recently joined PhRMA board members in penning the letter below to Congress, urging them to abandon their latest drug pricing proposal. You can read the letter here or below:   Read More

ICYMI: Patients across the country are sharing concerns about government price setting

By Matthew Norawong  |    August 3, 2022
As members of Congress continue to push forward misguided government price-setting policies under the guise of “negotiation,” patient advocates across the country have been speaking out in local...   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

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