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Providing input on policy solutions to the healthcare affordability crisis

The problem of healthcare access and affordability is complex. But solutions are possible. We share evidence-based policy recommendations with key stakeholders to advocate for improved healthcare access and affordability.

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Testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on lowering the cost of prescription drugs

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  • June 14, 2021

    The Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act will help strengthen vaccine uptake by improving education and equitable access to recommended vaccines for Medicare beneficiaries.

  • May 17, 2021

    The PAN Foundation urged the adoption of legislation to modernize the Medicare Part D benefit design to improve prescription medication access and reduce the financial burden on all beneficiaries.

  • May 3, 2021

    For many in the Medicare population—which includes 54 million older adults and 9 million people living with disabilities—healthcare costs are a source of major financial strain. The PAN Foundation submitted testimony to a Congressional hearing on lowering prescription drug prices and expressed support of the Committee and Subcommittee's goal of improving access to and affordability of prescription drugs. The testimony also provides recommendations for how to reform Medicare Part D to make medications more affordable for its beneficiaries.

  • April 26, 2021

    Consumer Assistance Programs play a vital role for individuals and families who need assistance navigating our system of care. Resources that help consumers understand and utilize their healthcare coverage are an essential component of ensuring that individuals and families can receive the care they need in a timely fashion.