• PPA: More than just prescription assistance

    Since its launch in 2005, the Partnership for Prescription Assistance – or PPA – has helped connect nearly 9.5 million people with public and private patient assistance programs. A nationwide effort sponsored by America’s biopharmaceutical research companies, PPA is a free service that helps uninsured or underinsured patients access programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free.

  • Biopharmaceutical industry is essential to development of Alzheimer's treatments

    This week, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for a spending increase by the federal government to find a cure to the costly and devastating Alzheimer’s disease. Finding a better treatment and cure for Alzheimer’s is also a top priority for biopharmaceutical companies who are already investing billions in the development of new therapies and working collaboratively with the Alzheimer’s community on basic research.

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  • Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

    The holiday season is a time for laughter, love and maybe a little indulgence. With countless holiday parties, family gatherings and trays of freshly baked treats, it can be easy to get carried away. While we often focus on those temptations during the holidays, it is also a time when germs and common colds can get the best of us, too.   Read More About Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

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  • Medicare Monday: More medicines in development for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases

    When Medicare Part D beneficiaries have access to the medicines they need and take them as prescribed, both the individual and the broader health care system benefit in the form of better health and lower costs. This is especially true when looking at heart disease and stroke.

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  • The Partnership for Prescription Assistance: A history of caring

    America is a country of problem solvers, innovators and dreamers. In April 2005, professionals on the front lines of health care at America’s biopharmaceutical research companies, created the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) to connect uninsured and underinsured patients to programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. Since 2005, PPA has helped nearly 9.5 million patients get access to public and private assistance programs.

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