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Gov. Kemp to Sign GA Step Therapy Patient Protection Bill at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan

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                  Contact:  Dorothy Leone-Glasser: dlg@arxc.org | 678-778-3614

 

Gov. Kemp to Sign GA Step Therapy Patient Protection Bill TODAY at 2 p.m. at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Newnan

 

Attend PBM Bill HB 946 Hearing Monday (2/24)

Action Alert: Please Attend PBM Bill HB 946 Hearing Monday!

Legislators respond when patients are present!

 

House Special Committee On Access to Quality Health Care - Committee Meeting

Please attend this hearing. We must fill the room.

Hearing on HB 918,946, 947; Regulating and Transparency of PBMs

These bills are not perfect.  However they are a step closer to providing  more transparency of PBMs and expanding access to medications.

Rx in Reach Call for Action in Support of SB313

On February 12, 2020 the Rx in Reach Georgia Coalition attended the Georgia Senate Sub Committee on Insurance hearing for SB313, legislation to increase the oversight and regulation of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

 

Black Women Develop Lupus at Younger Age with More Life-Threatening Complications

Black Women Develop Lupus at Younger Age with More Life-Threatening Complications

 

The research results are based on data from the Michigan and Georgia Lupus Registries.

The Middlemen Getting Rich Off Your Prescriptions - Even when drug companies cut prices by over half, patients pay too much

The Middlemen Getting Rich Off Your Prescriptions

Even when drug companies cut prices by over half, patients pay too much

by Dorothy Leone-Glasser, RN, HHC.

 

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are major contributors both to ballooning prescription drug prices and the lack of transparency around it.

 

Yet, if you’re like many Americans, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of them.

 

Diabetes Can Break Your Heart

On November 14, 2019, AstraZeneca announced the launch of Diabetes Can Break Your Heart, a national movement with a goal to change the trajectory of heart failure (HF) in type 2 diabetes (T2D).

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