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Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA

Priscilla VanderVeer
Priscilla VanderVeer November 13, 2015

Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA.

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week-in-reviewAccess Problems in Exchanges: The New York Times drew attention to complaints about health insurance exchange plans with limited access to doctors and hospitals. New requirements would require insurers to cover services without reasonable delay or inconvenience, but the same is not true for prescription medicine coverage. 

Get Covered: Navigating health coverage can be complicated. Before selecting your prescription medicine coverage, be sure to ask these five questions.

Personalized Medicine: Of the cutting-edge new medicines in the pipeline, 42% have the potential to be personalized medicines. Read about the future of personalized medicine and take a look at the latest Conversations on access to personalized medicine.

Committed to Value: All sides of the health care industry are committed to value, as noted by PhRMA’s Dr. Bill Chin and Dr. Peter Bach in the New England Journal of Medicine. However, calls for rigid budget caps fail to look at the big picture of cost across the industry and would lead to a halt in innovation. Learn why value frameworks should not discount innovation.   

Medicare Monday: PhRMA salutes the men and women who have served our country. Read what coverage options veterans have to access their medicine, including supplementing their coverage with Medicare Part D.