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
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
This issue includes stories on long-acting reversible contraceptives, medications for type 2 diabetes, and issues affecting the elderly.
1 May 2022
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
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
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 called for increased transparency, lower out-of-pocket costs for patients, and improved access to affordable medications.
12 Nov 2019
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
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
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