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IFPA Reveals Findings of Non-Medical Switching Analysis

Dec 21/50SN Staff/ Non-Medical Switching

The Institute for Patient Access (IFPA) review of Medicare data for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Crohn’s disease or immunodeficiency found that concerns about the negative consequences of non-medical switching are warranted. Specifically, they concluded that non-medical switching can negatively impact patient care and increase healthcare expenses, particularly for RA patients. Read more.

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CSRO Statement on Non-Medical Switching

Dec 14/50SN Staff/ Non-Medical Switching

A change of medication in a stable patient for non-medical reasons puts the patient at unnecessary risk, according to the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSR0). Absent any medical reason for the switch, the CSRO says patients should be allowed to remain on their current medication as long as they are medically stable. Read more.

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GHLF Public Comments at ICER Review

Jun 30/50SN Staff/ Letters and Testimony

Global Healthy Living Foundation 50-State Network advocate Lisa Tent delivers Osteoporosis patient perspective to ICER, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.

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GHLF Rebukes Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s Forthcoming Analysis on Osteoporosis Treatments

Apr 26/50SN Staff/ Press Releases

Conclusions from the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s forthcoming draft on osteoporosis treatments anti-patient and methodologically flawed.

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GHLF supports Iowa HF 233

Apr 11/50SN Staff/ Letters and Testimony

Global Healthy Living Foundation President and Co-Founder, Seth Ginsberg, issued a powerful statement to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad urging him to support House Bill 233.

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