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Making coupons count for patients with HIV

By Emilie Signora  |    August 8, 2022
Despite having insurance, too many patients with HIV face high out-of-pocket costs for brand medicines. This is largely driven by insurer-imposed barriers that shift the cost of life-saving care onto...   Read More

Copay assistance is a lifeline for patients. So why are insurers blocking it?

By Stephen J. Ubl  |    June 29, 2022
In today’s broken insurance system, patients too often pay more for a medicine than what their insurance company pays.   Read More

Accumulator adjustment programs lead to surprise out-of-pocket costs and nonadherence, analysis finds

By Gabby Migliara  |    November 19, 2020
A new analysis by IQVIA looked at three cost-sharing assistance programs and found that from 2018 to 2020, 25% to 36% of patients discontinued treatment when they faced an unexpectedly high...   Read More

Manufacturer cost-sharing assistance programs can save chronically ill patients hundreds to thousands of dollars annually

By Gabby Migliara  |    August 19, 2020
A recent analysis by IQVIA shows that chronically ill patients who used manufacturer cost-sharing assistance in 2019 saved hundreds to thousands of dollars on their out-of-pocket costs. IQVIA found...   Read More

PhRMA submits comments to CMS on Medicaid proposed rule

By Nicole Longo  |    July 21, 2020
In response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule regarding changes to Medicaid, PhRMA provided feedback on how the changes included would have widespread impacts on...   Read More

Meet MAT: 5 things to know about PhRMA’s new “Medicine Assistance Tool”

By Holly Campbell  |    May 9, 2019
Reinforcing our industry’s commitment to providing patients with more transparency about medicine costs, yesterday, our member companies announced the launch of the Medicine Assistance Tool, or MAT.   Read More

PPA celebrates 13 years of helping patients access their medicines

By Hannah Mooney Mack  |    April 5, 2018
As of 2018, 13 is no longer an unlucky number, especially when it comes to health. This April, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) is celebrating 13 years of connecting people who are...   Read More

12 years of the Partnership of Prescription Assistance

By Hannah Mooney Mack  |    April 5, 2017
Today, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) is celebrating 12 years of helping connect patients who struggle with affordable access to the medicines they need. Because PPA serves as a...   Read More

PPA: 2016 in review

By Hannah Mooney Mack  |    February 23, 2017
More than a decade has passed since the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) launched. In this time, PPA has helped nearly 10 million patients through its free and confidential program, but...   Read More

Partnership for Prescription Assistance Celebrates 10th Anniversary

By Holly Campbell  |    April 7, 2015
This week the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) celebrates its 10th anniversary of connecting uninsured or underinsured Americans to programs that provide prescription medicines for free...   Read More

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