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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

Polling continues to show voters reject so-called Medicare “negotiation” once they learn about consequences for patients

By Tom Wilbur  |    July 12, 2022
As policymakers race to pass government price setting policies, it’s important to examine true public sentiment around such proposals. Voters have made clear that they do not support policies such as...   Read More

3 things voters are concerned about when it comes to their health care coverage

By Cynthia Hicks  |    July 7, 2022
A recent Ipsos/PhRMA survey of more than 2,500 registered voters paints a clear picture of health care issues that keep them up at night: insurance coverage and out-of-pocket costs. Voters voice...   Read More

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

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