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Patients support state action requiring PBMs and insurers to share savings and cap costs for medicines

By Stami Williams  |    June 16, 2022
Patient concerns over ever-increasing costs are growing, especially when it comes to their health care. Morning Consult recently conducted a 50-state poll of 20,000 Americans on behalf of PhRMA to...   Read More

New poll shows voters sounding the alarm on health insurance companies and PBMs

By Cynthia Hicks  |    June 6, 2022
Many Americans battle with an illness every day, but unfortunately for some, their illness is not the only battle they face. A recent Morning Consult/PhRMA poll of 2,004 registered voters shows that...   Read More

Study finds insurance barriers disproportionately burden patients with chronic illness

By Cynthia Hicks  |    May 4, 2022
A recent Patient Experience Survey found that Americans with serious chronic conditions, including autoimmune diseases, mental health conditions and neurologic conditions were more likely than all...   Read More

5 public opinion polling trends to watch

By Tom Wilbur  |    April 22, 2022
Today, we’re taking a closer look at Americans’ leading concerns and what issues they want policymakers to prioritize.   Read More

The patient experience: Uncovering the barriers to care for insured Americans

By Cynthia Hicks  |    March 28, 2022
Nearly half of insured Americans who take prescription medicines encounter affordability and access barriers to care, according to the findings of the newest installment of the Patient Experience...   Read More

The patient experience: Insurance barriers continue to impede access to health care, especially among the country’s underserved

By Cynthia Hicks  |    February 28, 2022
The second installment of the Patient Experience Survey finds insurer-imposed practices pose significant barriers for Americans as they attempt to access the care they need – and that they are paying...   Read More

New poll of all 50 states and 435 Congressional Districts shows perils of so-called Medicare “negotiation”

By Cynthia Hicks  |    January 25, 2022
A new large-scale survey of 20,000 Americans covering all states and Congressional districts shows a majority find health care coverage costs unreasonable and a top priority health care issue for...   Read More

Navigating the patient experience in the time of COVID-19

By Cynthia Hicks  |    December 6, 2021
According to our inaugural Patient Experience Survey, the pandemic has created new access and affordability barriers to care, exacerbating the health care concerns of Americans and their families. ...   Read More

Insurance design barriers can impact patient adherence and can lead to poor health outcomes

By Cynthia Hicks  |    November 23, 2021
According to our inaugural Patient Experience Survey (PES), insurance design can jeopardize patients’ health due to access barriers to medicines.     Read More

ICYMI: PhRMA CEO speaks at STAT Summit about government price setting

By Andrew Powaleny  |    November 19, 2021
As part of the annual STAT Summit, PhRMA President and CEO Stephen J. Ubl recently spoke with STAT’s Matthew Herper to discuss the many unintended consequences expected from the latest drug pricing...   Read More

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