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Karen Van Nuys is the executive director of the Value of Life Sciences Innovation Project at the USC Schaeffer Center. More about Karen can be found here.


Prescription Drug Coupons: A One-Size-Fits-All Policy Approach Doesn’t Fit The Evidence

Critics of prescription drug copayment coupons contend that they force insurers to cover more expensive brand drugs and cause overall costs to rise. The counterpoint is notes that with rising drug copayments, coupons reduce patients’ out-of-pocket costs and provide access to needed therapies. The truth is more complex.  (more…)

Reining In Pharmaceutical Costs

The administration and lawmakers should prioritize four actions that could engender more cooperation and improve health over the long-term. (more…)

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