Patients Rising Now supports regulatory reforms that promote patient access, accelerate medical innovation and streamline the health care system. The proposed Philadelphia City Ordinance fails all three of these essential patient priorities.
Divided government, as a result of Democrats taking back the House of Representatives in last week’s election, means that almost all legislation will grind to a halt. This is especially true in today’s era of political polarization.
Insurance companies sometimes try to save money by increasing patients’ out-of-pocket costs for drugs, moving prescriptions to a more restrictive tier, or removing prescriptions from the formulary altogether.