As Congress prioritizes action to lower drug prices, the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing yesterday announced a website to help lawmakers and their staff better understand the crisis and bipartisan, market-based solutions. “Lowering prescription drug prices was a focal point on the campaign trail in 2018,” said CSRxP Executive Director Lauren Aronson. “Now it’s time for members of Congress to turn their campaign promises into substantive action. Our new website will help equip lawmakers with the tools and resources they need to enact real results that protect patients and hold Big Pharma accountable.” AHA is a founding member of CSRxP.
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress.
AHA Releases New Report that Shows Continued Rising Drug Prices and Drug Shortages are Disrupting Patient Care, Hospital Budgets
Continued rising drug prices, as well as shortages for many critical medications, are disrupting patient care and forcing hospitals to delay infrastructure and…
We’re 11 days into 2019 … we’ve returned to a divided government …and the partial government shutdown continues.
Insights and Analysis
Also in this weekly roundup of health news: AHA president and CEO Rick Pollack speaks to HealthLeaders about the association’s year ahead; digital health…
AHA commends the Centers for Medicare…
The AHA today voiced support for a Centers for Medicare…