Promoting Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs: Policy Analysis and Consumer Recommendations for State Policymakers, Consumer Advocates, and Health Care Stakeholders

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ARxC has been fighting to have full access and reducing the high costs of prescription drugs. It looks at the skyrocketing costs for all medications and especially the most cutting-edge therapies. For instance, the Promoting Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs: Policy Analysis and Consumer Recommendations for State Policymakers, Consumer Advocates, and Health Care Stakeholders report addresses state regulatory commissions power to monitor plans and adjust formulary design to reduce discrimination based on medical conditions. It also addresses Pharmacy Benefits Mangers role and oversight along with more transparency of drug formularies. We will continue to monitor the recommendations in this report for their discussion and implementation by the insurance industry. We thank our friends at Georgians for a Healthy Future for their vital contribution.

View the report at: http://consumersunion.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Promoting-Access-to-Affordable-Prescription-Drugs_Aug-2016.pdf