Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA

Priscilla VanderVeer   |     October 30, 2015   |   SHARE THIS

week-in-reviewInsurance Coverage 101: How can we cut through the insurance clutter and make sure you have access to the treatments and services you and your family need? Check out the latest Catalyst post about how insurance covers your medicines.

Part D’s Extra Help Program: Part D’s Extra Help program helps patients afford needed treatments and improves medication adherence. Find out more about why protecting the Extra Help program is critical in our latest “Conversations.” Be sure to join the discussion online using #HealthPOV.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we reflect on the major gains in survival rates for breast cancers that are attributable in part to advances in science and new medicines. Learn more about how the biopharmaceutical industry and greater community are working together to reach a cure for breast cancer.

Medicare Monday:  Drugs are not a key driver in Medicare Part B costs, according to new research. Learn more and join the online conversation using #MedicareMonday.
Priscilla VanderVeer

Priscilla VanderVeer Priscilla VanderVeer Priscilla VanderVeer is a vice president, public affairs, at PhRMA. Ms. VanderVeer has more than 15 years of experience communicating important health care issues to a wide variety of audiences, including medical, health and patient advocates; policymakers and opinion-leaders; and the general public. At PhRMA, Ms. VanderVeer leads the development and execution of communications strategies and activities for the organization’s key state advocacy priorities. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband, Ken and their two dogs: Bea Arthur, a tiny 5 lb. Maltese and Henry, a slightly larger-than-average Yorkshire Terrier.

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