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The continued imperative to protect U.S. innovation worldwide

By Chris Moore  |    April 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is further demonstrating that the world needs biopharmaceutical innovation to address pressing global health challenges – both now and in the future. PhRMA members are...   Read More

Three reasons the Administration should abandon its International Pricing Index proposal

By Nicole Longo  |    January 31, 2020
According to the Council of Economic Advisers, “Heavy-handed government intervention may reduce drug prices in the short term, but these savings are not worth the long-term cost of American...   Read More

Guest Post: Following my stroke, having access to ground-breaking medical innovation has never been more important

By Guest Contributor  |    September 4, 2019
Conversations and healthy debate about issues facing our industry and the health care system are critical to addressing some of today’s challenges and opportunities. The Catalyst welcomes guest...   Read More

Setting the record straight on international reference pricing

By Kevin Haninger  |    July 16, 2019
There’s been a lot of talk in Washington about how to help patients better access and afford their medicines. These are important discussions that will hopefully result in real affordability...   Read More

By the numbers: A look at the Part B International Pricing Index Model

By Nicole Longo  |    June 6, 2019
Mounting research continues to point to how international reference pricing schemes, like the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) International Pricing Index (IPI) Model, could result...   Read More

Fact Check: How the Part B International Pricing Index Model replaces market competition with government-set prices

By Nicole Longo  |    May 3, 2019
One of the most common misconceptions about the administration’s proposed Part B International Pricing Index (IPI) Model is that it would improve competition in Medicare. However, mounting...   Read More

Fact Check: How the Part B International Pricing Index model threatens patient access

By Nicole Longo  |    March 29, 2019
Since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Part B International Pricing Index (IPI) model late last year, there have been a number of inaccurate claims floating around...   Read More

Special 301 submission calls for a level playing field for American innovators

By Megan Van Etten  |    March 13, 2019
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)’s 2019 Special 301 Report – scheduled to be released this spring – brings critical attention to overseas intellectual property (IP) and market...   Read More

In survey, PhRMA member companies highlight impact of IPI on R&D

By Katie Verb  |    February 5, 2019
One of the biggest myths regarding the administration’s proposed International Pricing Index (IPI) Model is that it will have little to no effect on biomedical research and development (R&D)....   Read More

PhRMA comments to administration on International Pricing Index Model

By Nicole Longo  |    January 3, 2019
As 2018 came to a close, PhRMA submitted comments on the administration’s proposed International Pricing Index (IPI) Model for Medicare Part B medicines. The comments highlighted concerns and...   Read More

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