Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA

Priscilla VanderVeer
Priscilla VanderVeer November 6, 2015

Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA.

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week-in-reviewThe Partnership for Prescription Assistance: Since 2005, the PPA has helped nearly 9.5 million patients get access to public and private assistance programs. Learn how the PPA connects uninsured and underinsured Americans to programs that provide medicines for free or nearly free.

34OB Spotlight: The latest 340B Spotlight highlights a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine that found hospital-physician consolidation is driving up health care costs. Learn more about why reform is needed to ensure the 340B program is helping patients, not serving as a revenue booster for hospitals.

5 Things to consider when choosing your health coverage: Insurance jargon can be confusing and choosing a new health insurance plan can be overwhelming. Take a look at these tips before shopping for coverage.

Strengthening India’s IP: Findings from a recent study demonstrate that robust intellectual property protections in India would expand the research and development intensity of its key industries, as well as its economy.

Medicare Monday:  New hepatitis C treatments have immense value to patients and society. Learn more about what these new treatments mean for Medicare.