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AMCP Partnership Forum: Preparing for and Managing Rare Diseases
Stakeholders met virtually for an AMCP Partnership Forum to discuss viable solutions to challenges facing people living with rare disorders, such as affordable and timely access to therapies,…
NPC Patient-Reported Measures Research Featured at AMCP Nexus 2020
A panel at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2020 explored the tension between patient-reported measures funding and innovation and highlighted published research by NPC and Discern Health.
Will the Pandemic Provide the Push for Positive Change?
NPC President and CEO Dan Leonard considers the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our health care system, as well as whether we’ll see continued innovation in how we access, administer and pay for…
Valuing Innovation in the Current and Post-Pandemic World
Biopharmaceutical industry experts gathered for a panel discussion at the eyeforpharma Virtual Conference to explore how the value of innovation, productivity and preparedness might change as a…
NPC Submits Comments on Cures 2.0
The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) submitted comments in response to a public request for input on Cures 2.0, an “effort to modernize coverage and access to life-saving cures in the United…
Key Takeaways From an ISPOR Panel on Creative Financing Proposals
An expert panel was convened at the ISPOR 2019 annual meeting to discuss the need for novel payment approaches to address the challenges that accompany transformative therapies.
NPC in Specialty Pharmacy Times: Creative Financing for Innovative, Curative Therapies
States are getting creative about how they can meet the health care needs of their citizens, especially when it comes to curative treatments for conditions with a high rate of prevalence. More…
NPC in Specialty Pharmacy Times: Why We Need to Consider the Proven Value of Drug Therapies
In his latest column for Specialty Pharmacy Times, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Leonard explores recent research from the NPC and RTI Health…
Symposium: Able to Cure, Able to Pay — Closing the Widening Gap
In Louisiana, significant prevalence of hepatitis C cases and high treatment costs has led the state to turn to an innovative idea – using a Netflix-style subscription model to pay for curative…
NPC in Specialty Pharmacy Times: International Drug Pricing Index Model Could Restrict Innovation, Access
NPC President and CEO Dan Leonard says that CMS's proposal to tie American drug prices to an international pricing index undermines efforts to prioritize value and improve patient outcomes over…
NPC in Chain Drug Review: Preserving the Proven Impact of Biopharmaceutical Innovation
In his latest commentary for Chain Drug Review, NPC President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Leonard considers the challenges in measuring and paying for value in health care, particularly when it…
NPC in STAT: Paying for Curative Therapies: Our Challenges in Addressing Medicine’s Solutions
In a commentary published in STAT, National Pharmaceutical Council Executive Vice President and Chief Science Officer Robert Dubois, MD, PhD, outlines some creative thinking behind how we could…
NPC in Morning Consult: Does High Return Call for Greater Investment?
In his latest commentary for Morning Consult, NPC Chief Science Officer Robert W. Dubois explores new research that sheds light on which types of medical care have provided the greatest overall…
FDA Clarifies What Information Can Be Exchanged With Health Decision-Makers
With the release of two guidance documents this week, the US Food and Drug Administration took significant steps to modernize how health care information is communicated. The final guidance released…
What’s Next in Precision Medicine?
Personalized medicine is greatly changing health care practices, as well as how innovative treatments are being developed.
National Pharmaceutical Council President Dan Leonard in Specialty Pharmacy Times: How Do We Pay for Medical Innovation?
In this month's Specialty Pharmacy Times, National Pharmaceutical Council President Dan Leonard says it’s time to think differently about how we pay for health care and assess value and benefits.
A Focus on Patients, Innovation on Rare Disease Day
February 28 is Rare Disease Day, highlighting both the progress made to date in developing treatments for rare diseases, as well as how much work remains to be done. Nearly one in 10 Americans…
Driving Innovation Via All Health Care Sectors
Patients are often living longer and experiencing a better quality of life thanks to medical innovation. Biopharmaceutical companies are helping to lead the charge, but other stakeholders have an…
Are Value-based Arrangements the Answer We’ve Been Waiting for?
This NPC study explored the use of value-based arrangements as a mechanism for cost containment in the United States, noting the strengths and limitations of these tools.
Are Payers Ready to Address the Financial Challenges Associated with Gene Therapy?
NPC and the Analysis Group conducted market research to explore payer views of the potential roles that existing and new alternative payment approaches could play in managing the financial risk and…