Ensuring access to medicines is a crucial component of improving access to health care, and pharmaceutical companies play a major role in getting necessary medications to those in need who are not able to otherwise afford them.
Highlight – Industry Leaders Working to Improve Access to Care
- Access to Medicine Index
Highlights efforts by drug companies to help improve access to medicines and encourages them—and all other stakeholders—to do more.
- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Represents the country's leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies.
- Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Is sponsored by America's pharmaceutical research companies joining forces with more than 1,300 leading national, state and local organizations and helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them.
- Together Rx Access Prescription Savings Program
Created as a public service by a group of some of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, in order to provide savings on prescriptions to eligible residents of the US and Puerto Rico who have no prescription drug coverage.
Offers numerous programs to assist unemployed, uninsured, and underinsured individuals receive medication.
- Kaiser Family Foundation Videoed interviews
with INSURED cancer patients about gaps in coverage.