Patients need access to affordable and innovative treatments. That includes biosimilars, which are almost exact copies of biologic drugs. Like biologics, biosimilars can be used to treat many diseases such as cancers, colitis and a variety of autoimmune disorders,...read more
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.read more
There are many ways you can get involved with Patient Rising Now. Please take a moment to let us know how you can help us advocate for patients' access to care.read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Biosimilars are almost exact copies of biologic drugs, and like biologics they can be used to treat many diseases such as cancers, colitis and a variety of autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis. They can do all this at a much CHEAPER cost.read more
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