Drug Pricing

Securing Affordable Treatments for All Americans

Anticompetitive practices within the pharmaceutical industry, coupled with outdated patent laws that inhibit more affordable biosimilars and generics, have resulted in skyrocketing drug costs for all Americans – but especially seniors and those with chronic conditions. ACHP advocates for sensible policies such as price transparency to rein in sky-high costs so that patients can afford the medications they need.

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ACHP plans partner with

Civica Rx

to address drug shortages and high prices.

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FACT SHEET — Curbing High Drug Costs

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ACHP Letter on Patent Reform

ACHP submitted a comment letter to the United States Patent and Trademark Office on double patenting, or "patent thickets."

07/08/2024

Key Priorities When Addressing the Intersection Between Black Maternal Health and Toxic Stress

To address lack maternal mental health disparities, ACHP developed a research agenda that prioritizes and is informed by people with lived experience of toxic stress and racism.

ACHP Informs Coalition Medicaid Policy Paper

The Connecting to Coverage Coalition (CCC) represents a diverse collection of stakeholders, including ACHP, partnering to minimize disruptions in health coverage associated with the resumption of state Medicaid renewals.

06/21/2024

ACHP Response to RFI on Medicare Advantage Data

ACHP submitted a response to an RFI from HHS on strengthening the value of Medicare Advantage data.

05/28/2024

The Inequitable Health Equity Index

Health equity is a core priority for ACHP members, but the new Health Equity Index (HEI) reward may end up creating a dilemma for some of the health plans most …

05/21/2024

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ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.

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