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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

Three things to know about so-called Medicare negotiation polling

By Tom Wilbur  |    November 18, 2021
As policymakers continue to push partisan drug pricing proposals, several polls misrepresenting voter opinion have been circulated to try and justify these flawed policies. These polls fail to...   Read More

The patient experience: Insurance design hurdles lead to access issues for too many Americans, including communities of color and the chronically ill.

By Mark Keida  |    October 28, 2021
3 in 10 insured Americans still face a financial barrier to care and some of the most vulnerable patients are also those more likely to experience barriers in accessing their care, according to our...   Read More

The patient experience: Out-of-pocket costs are driving patients affordability and access challenges

By Cynthia Hicks  |    October 19, 2021
For too many Americans, simply having health insurance isn’t enough to afford and access the care they need. Our inaugural Patient Experience Survey (PES) reveals how rising out-of-pocket costs can...   Read More

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