This is a life or death matter, and patients deserve better.
Unfortunately, Medicare doesn’t cover the thyroid medicine prescribed to me by my doctor: Armour Thyroid.
I don’t get to do any of the activities that I used to love. I miss going to the gym and leading an active lifestyle, but my pain is simply too severe.
It shouldn’t cost seniors their rent or a healthy diet in order to be able to breathe.
Senators John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, and Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, proposed legislation this week to stop drug companies’ abusive patent tactics that block competition and crush taxpayers and patients.
Drug corporations have run amok — abusing our patent system and leaving Americans bankrupt and sick.
As Pennsylvania state lawmakers weigh key measures to protect residents from Big Pharma’s skyrocketing drug prices, patients are calling for reform.
We shouldn't have to decide if we would rather eat or treat our ailments.
I am currently prescribed a slew of high-priced drugs like Lipitor, and each month my prescriptions total about $500 –– which is much more than I can manage.
If my drugs were more affordable, my health would greatly improve. Lower prices would mean better access to the medications that are prescribed to me.
Read David Mitchell’s testimony covering his battle against multiple myeloma and imploring Congress to help patients.
David Mitchell, Patients For Affordable Drugs Founder, to stand up for patients in Senate hearing on balancing innovation and competition.
We are encouraged by continued Congressional action to address an array of abusive tactics Big Pharma uses to block competition and keep drug prices high.
Today’s congressional briefing featured a bipartisan panel of experts who agreed that International Reference Pricing can lower drug prices in the U.S. while maintaining innovation.
In the first three months of 2019, PhRMA spent $10 million for 27 in-house lobbyists and 20 outside lobbyists. Swampy.
I wish things were different, but for now, this is the way I must live.
The medications that help me should not take up 57% of my income.
My insulin was simply unaffordable, and my stress over it became a formidable aspect of my life.
Welcome to the week in drug pricing news — no redactions.
I don’t think I would be alive right now if I weren’t able to afford my medication.