S2 | E51: Non-Medical Switching Hurts Patients

S2 | E51: Non-Medical Switching Hurts Patients

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss non-medical switching, which occurs when insurers change patients’ medications in an effort to lower costs. They explain how harmful this process can be for patients who are used to a medication that works....
S2 | E50: How to Fight an Unfair Medical Bill

S2 | E50: How to Fight an Unfair Medical Bill

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss how to fight unfair medical bills. They highlight how healthcare bills are complicated, non-transparent, and varied. Many patients face high bills that are simply incorrect or even predatory. Yet understanding...
Terry’s Hot Take – Special Edition

Terry’s Hot Take – Special Edition

Welcome to a special edition of Terry’s Hot Takes. Patients Rising is an organization that advocates on behalf of the 133 million Americans living with chronic disease. Like Congress, we still have more to do before the end of 2021: Last week, we hosted health policy...
S2 | E49: Rare Disease + the Fight for Funding

S2 | E49: Rare Disease + the Fight for Funding

On this episode of the podcast, Terry and Bob discuss funding for rare diseases and how important research and development is to develop new cures. They point out that before you worry about coverage for drugs you have to develop them. Yet doing so requires immense...