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
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.