The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Congressional and government Affairs
At A Glance
 
 
Briefing
: Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative
Dates:
Wed, Nov 29, 2017   219 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
Wed, Nov 29, 2017   428 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 4:30 p.m.

 

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies
 
 
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Congressional Briefings
 
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Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative
 
This new report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, examines patient access to affordable and effective therapies, with emphasis on drug pricing, cost inflation, and insurance design.  The report makes recommendations for policy actions that could address drug price trends and improve patient access to affordable and effective treatments while fostering continued innovation in drug development.
 
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on November 30, 2017 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.