Affordable Drug Costs

 

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National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Joins in Launching

Employers’ Prescription for Affordable Drugs

 

 

WASHINGTON – October 9, 2019 – The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance) is pleased to join the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) and the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in launching Employers’ Prescription for Affordable Drugs (EmployersRx). The coalition will mobilize large employers to drive down drug costs by advocating for policies that will strengthen market forces and increase competition as part of a value-based health care system.

 

“Prescription drug costs have reached a boiling point and Congress has been presented with several viable solutions—the real danger Congress must avoid is doing nothing,” said Michael Thompson, National Alliance president and CEO. “EmployersRx is an action-oriented and committed to empowering employers with the latest policy briefs, training and support.”

 

To read the coalition press release, visit: EmployersRx.org.

 

About National Alliance

The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions is the only nonprofit, purchaser-led organization with a national and regional structure dedicated to driving health and healthcare value across the country. Our members represent more than 12,000 employers/purchasers and 45 million Americans spending over $300 billion annually on healthcare. To learn more, visit nationalalliancehealth.org, connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

About Employers’ Prescription for Affordable Drugs

Collectively, employers are the largest purchaser of health care in the United States, purchasing health care services for more than 153 million people. Employers’ Prescription for Affordable Drugs (EmployersRx) represents public and private employers across the United States that are advocating for reducing prescription drug costs. Learn more at www.EmployersRx.com.

 

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