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High-Price Drugs

Our Position

Everyone should be able to get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. But drug prices are out of control, and hardworking families feel the consequences every day. It’s time to hold Big Pharma accountable for the prices that they, and they alone, set and increase year after year.

Health insurance providers fight against Big Pharma’s price gouging for more affordable medications for Americans. We do not have to choose between innovation and affordability. With the right solutions, Americans can have both.




2024 Medicare, Medicaid, Duals & Commercial Markets Forum

Mar 12 - 14, 2024
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Creating Better Health Outcomes with Digital Tools and Artificial Intelligence

Dec 8, 2023 • 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
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Don't Go It Alone: Maximizing Partnerships for Health Plan Success

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Getting the Facts: Big Pharma Increasingly Using Patent Games to Avoid Competition

A recent article published by STAT highlights how Big Pharma is using continuation patents to keep lower-cost generic drugs from reaching the market.

New Health Affairs Study: Competition In Pharmaceuticals Leads to Lower Prices, Reduced Drug Spending

A study published in Health Affairs found that new brand-name pharmaceutical competition resulted in decreases in net prices of existing drugs.

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