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***PRESS RELEASE*** STATEMENT FROM ALLIANCE FOR PATIENT ACCESS ON DRUG IMPORTATION AMENDMENTS

Physician organization urges lawmakers to prioritize access to safe, approved medications WASHINGTON – The Alliance for Patient Access (AfPA) made the following statement about the two

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Advocates & Physicians Speak Out on Potential Vaccine Panel

News on Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump may form a federal panel on vaccine safety prompted outcry from physicians and advocates.  Word of the panel

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For Affordable Care Act Patients, Cancer Treatment Access May Fall Short

About 83 percent of Americans say they could depend upon their health insurer if diagnosed with a serious illness like cancer, according to Aimed Alliance

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New York Governor Signs Step Therapy Bill into Law

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that protects patients from step therapy, marking a victory for advocates in the state. 

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What Reduced Opioid Prescribing Means for Patients and Policy

New polling data from The Boston Globe reveals that U.S. physicians are prescribing fewer opioids. But how does the trend impact patients – and the

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2016 in Review: Top Trends for Patient Access

  Hepatitis C patients keep waiting…and waiting…and waiting. Decreasing prices for treatment, the threat of legal action and input from the Centers for Medicare and

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Hepatitis C and Opioid Abuse Epidemics Combine to Pose New Crisis

Two American public health epidemics are colliding – creating new headaches for policymakers and more heartache for communities across the country. As the opioid abuse

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New Biosimilar Switching Paper Prioritizes Physician-Patient Relationship and Robust Pharmacovigilance

By Brian Kennedy, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Patient Access A new position paper from the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation has garnered attention from physicians and patient advocates

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Webinar Offers Primer on Biosimilars Policy

If policymakers get it right, biosimilars could offer more safe and effective treatment options for patients in the coming years – potentially at lower costs.

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Summit on Balanced Pain Management Tackles Access and Education Issues

There’s no way to address America’s prescription drug abuse crisis without balanced pain management, explained the National Institutes of Health’s Linda Porter, PhD, at Tuesday’s

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