June 16, 2022
The Partnership to Advance Cardiovascular Health brought together patient advocates, health care providers and policy experts to discuss solutions to overcome the hurdles that keep cardiovascular patients from accessing the most appropriate care.
March 9, 2022
More than 53 million American adults live with mental illness, and one in six take prescription medication to treat it.
March 9, 2022
Non-medical switching is a complicated obstacle for mental health care providers and their patients to overcome.
February 17, 2022
Patients, alongside their health care providers, should decide which medication is right for them. Yet, with increasing frequency, that decision is being overruled by “the middleman.”
January 20, 2022
Millions of people susceptible to blood clots started 2022 at higher risk of stroke. Why? Their health plan’s pharmacy benefit manager decided to stop covering their blood thinner.
January 18, 2022
In some cases, patients switch between using similar medications without thinking twice. Aspirin and ibuprofen, for example, are both over-the-counter medications for treating minor pain. But not every swap is as easy to understand.
December 15, 2021
For many mental health patients, successfully managing their condition would be much simpler if they had uninterrupted access to the medication their provider prescribed for them.
December 6, 2021
Every new COVID-19 variant reignites fears of untimely deaths. Yet heart disease continues to kill more people than the coronavirus every single year.
July 27, 2021
Cardiovascular disease reigns supreme as America’s top killer, claiming 655,000 lives each year. But instead of prioritizing care for heart conditions, health plans regularly switch up patients’ medications in an attempt to boost profits.
June 30, 2021
Which would you choose – $500 or the medication that effectively manages your condition? It’s a tough choice, but one that patients across the country now face.