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4 Things to know about PhRMA’s new 50-state poll

By Mark Keida  |    May 4, 2023
When it comes to health care, Americans are concerned about innovation and affordability.   Read More

Americans want state policymakers to lower out-of-pocket costs

By Reid Porter  |    May 1, 2023
Too many Americans are struggling to access and afford their health care. While policy debates about how to address these issues can seem never ending, American adults largely agree on what state...   Read More

Key Trends: Patient experience data reveal how insurers and middlemen impose barriers in health care

By Cynthia Hicks  |    March 29, 2023
The Patient Experience Survey (PES) series continues to reveal how health insurance is not working as it should for too many Americans — especially vulnerable groups. This series – including surveys...   Read More

In their own words: Insured Americans support policy reforms that address access and affordability concerns

By Tom Wilbur  |    December 14, 2022
A survey of more than 5,000 Americans conducted with Ipsos found that insured Americans want better health care coverage. These insights come from the third installment of the Patient Experience...   Read More

In their own words: Financial barriers exacerbate access challenges for insured Americans

By Tom Wilbur  |    December 8, 2022
A survey of more than 5,000 Americans conducted with Ipsos found that 30% of insured Americans say they face a financial barrier to care, such as unaffordable out-of-pocket costs or a lack of savings...   Read More

In their own words: Insured Americans struggle to navigate complex coverage

By Tom Wilbur  |    October 26, 2022
A survey of more than 5,000 Americans conducted with Ipsos found that nearly 40% of insured Americans struggle to understand what their health insurance covers.   Read More

Mental Illness Awareness Week – A time for reflection

By Andrew Powaleny  |    October 3, 2022
Each first week of October, Americans all across the country take time to reflect on an issue which is increasingly recognized as impacting everyone, whether it be directly as it does me, or...   Read More

Navigating the patient experience: Burdens and barriers standing between patients and their care

By Mark Keida  |    September 12, 2022
Health care affordability is not the only hurdle facing patients, according to PhRMA’s third Patient Experience Survey (PES). The latest PES report exposes another crucial problem: the frustration...   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

Survey Says: Prescription drug prices are not fueling inflation concerns for Americans

By Cynthia Hicks  |    July 22, 2022
Overall inflation has surged by 9.1% since June of last year. Meanwhile, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for prescription medicines grew by just 2.5%. As policymakers look to...   Read More

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