Patient assistance programs give away more money than the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – more than $5.7 billion to help patients access life-saving care.
Here’s the first thing every patient should check before picking a health insurance plan during open enrollment: Does the plan have a copay accumulator?
Here’s what every patient should look for during open enrollment to protect themselves from insurance companies and pharmacy benefit managers.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering reforms to step therapy, an insurance practice that forces patients to fail first to boost insurance profits.
HR 4597, Acting to Cancel Copays and Ensure Substantial Savings for Biosimilars ACCESS Act, would eliminate patient copays and expand access to biosimilars.
Patients are disappointed by HR 3 — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s long-awaited government price negotiation plan, which fails to address sky-high out of pocket health care costs.
Statement by Patients Rising Now Executive Director Terry Wilcox on Release of H.R. 3 Drug Pricing Proposal
H.R. 3 was a long time in being released, but won't take nearly as long to reject. It fails the central purpose of any drug price reform: Out of pocket relief for patients and ready access to the treatments they need and deserve. It opts instead to create a body...
More than 100 patient organizations are speaking out and expressing concern with the Trump administration’s plan to end a medical deferred action program, which allows immigrants to delay deportation proceedings on medical grounds.
Two patients with the same symptoms receive the same treatment at the same hospital. Same bill, right? Patient Patti Joiner learned the hard way that insurance isn’t health care when she visited a Texas emergency room along with...
Get ready for higher out-of-pocket costs in 2020. Last week, the Trump administration's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services quietly announced new co-pay rules that will allow insurance companies to increase patients' out-of-pocket costs in 2020. The news is...
Millions of patients with health insurance are being hit with higher out-of-pocket costs. One study finds health care deductibles are up 4x since 2006.
One of the few policy priorities that Democrats share with President Trump is reducing prescription drug prices. At his recent State of the Union address, Trump said he wants his administration “to make fixing the injustice of high drug prices one of our top...