IfPA’s Patient Access Policy Blog

A Victory for NICU Patient Safety

Hospital NICUs are getting an early Christmas present: the ability to opt out on tubing that could put their newborn patients at risk. The Joint

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Revamped EudraVigilance System Could Improve Drug Safety Reporting

Preventable drug safety issues caused nearly 200,000 deaths across the European Union in 2017.  Now the European Medicines Agency is working to address that statistic

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Who Are Headache Disorders & Migraine Hurting?

Who feels the impact of headache disorders and migraine?  More people than you may think, according to a new video from The Headache & Migraine

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Visible Burden, Invisible Disease

What’s worse than battling a debilitating, painful and costly disease? Having to convince people that it’s real.   Yet that’s just what many of the

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Summit on Balanced Pain Management Underscores Need for Access, Coverage

“I didn’t like feeling like a victim.  I liked feeling like a warrior.”  So explained Ally Hilfiger – artist, author and daughter of fashion mogul

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World COPD Day Spotlights Treatment Access Challenge

An estimated 210 million people worldwide suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, the third leading cause of death in the United States. This

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Headache: Veterans’ Battle after Service

Over the last few decades, improved body armor has helped protect America’s men and women in uniform from fatal complications such as those from close-proximity

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Medicaid Systems are (Still) Blocking Hepatitis C Patients from Treatment

More than half of states in the U.S. are failing Medicaid patients with hepatitis C.  A new report from the Harvard Law School and the

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Advocates Push Back on ICER’s Tardive Dyskinesia Report

  What’s the value of being able to stop involuntary lip smacking, facial grimacing or torso twitching – and the public stigma they cause? This

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Infant Health Summit Spotlights Diversity and Access Disparity

“Man up” isn’t the advice you’d expect to hear at a policy summit on health care access for mothers and infants.  But it’s just what

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