Making medicines affordable for everyone across America

Our goals

Make sure that everyone in America has affordable healthcare they can actually use and guarantee that our country continues to invest in new medicines that will help patients now and in the future.

Eliminate
out-of-pocket costs

Expand insurance
to everyone

Ensure that all drugs go generic

We're determined to help you get the care and medicines your doctors say you need.

We are dedicated to creating and maintaining patient access to affordable drugs by holding both insurance and pharmaceutical companies accountable for their policies and practices.

About us

What we're tweeting (and retweeting)

Lynda Gorov
Executive Editor

We are championing new laws to get insurance companies to do away with copays and out-of-pocket expenses.

We are pushing for reforms to guarantee that drug companies let their drugs go generic when they're supposed to do so.

Letter from the executive editor
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Aducanumab & the Alzheimer's Moonshot

What would it be worth to keep your mind?

When Simpler isn't Better

A case for generalizing cost-effectiveness math to avoid undervaluing medicines

CMS Rule to Lower Maximum Out-of-Pocket Costs by $400 Will Help Patients, More Reductions Needed

NPLB welcomed key provisions in CMS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2022 Final Rule

NPLB Applauds Growing Momentum for Insurance Reforms that Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients

Prioritizing reforms such as drug pricing and access that help patients is essential.

Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs Continue to Climb While Insurers are Covering Fewer Drugs

Despite Reductions in Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Net Drug Prices

A Glimpse into a Price-Controlled Future

What would it look like if some of the H.R. 3 bill's provisions were enacted?

Explore our cause

Help for patients

Don’t despair. There’s help for you: assistance with copays, deductibles and other expenses.

Our strategy

Coalition building. Raising awareness. Encouraging innovation. Changing perceptions and policy. Making medicines affordable.

Our presentations

Clear-cut ideas and solutions. The science, economics and policy of affordability and innovation.

Did you know?

Increasing out-of-pocket costs by just $10 per prescription causes a 33% rise in mortality because fewer patients take the drugs their doctors prescribe.

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research, https://www.nber.org/papers/w28439Get involved