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Research looks at out-of-pocket prescription costs

One study evaluated the effect of real-time pop-up recommendations for lower-priced prescription alternatives, while a second study modeled capping monthly expenses and shifting the patients' savings back to the insurance plan.
20 Sep 2022

Factoring drug costs into diabetes decisions

A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022

Looking at LARCs in primary care

This issue includes stories on long-acting reversible contraceptives, medications for type 2 diabetes, and issues affecting the elderly.
1 May 2022

Democrats must reconcile to pass reconciliation

As the Democratic leadership moves forward with their slim majorities in Congress, they must agree among themselves on trillions of dollars of health care programs, including universal health care, Medicare expansion, and more tax subsidies for the Affordable Care Act.
1 Oct 2021

ACP calls for increased competition in prescription drug market

The new policy paper is the third installment of a series. Previous papers have offered recommendations related to public health programs and pharmacy benefit managers.
15 Sep 2020

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jan 2020

ACP issues policy recommendations to cut rising costs of prescription drugs

ACP called for increased transparency, lower out-of-pocket costs for patients, and improved access to affordable medications.
12 Nov 2019

Helping patients manage generic drug price increases

Generic drugs have recently become more expensive, from colchicine for gout to EpiPens for allergic reactions. Physicians are having trouble managing patients when their medicines suddenly rise in price.
1 Sep 2019

ACP Members push for change at Leadership Day

Leadership Day 2018 hosted more than 350 ACP members and guests to meet with nearly 100 members of Congress and staffers to address seven key issues important to internal medicine.
1 Jul 2018

Improving health of patients, practice environment

ACP's advocacy goals address improving payments to internists' services, reducing administrative tasks imposed on them, blocking insurance mergers, streamlining Medicare's Quality Payment Program, and much more.
1 Mar 2018

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