Cost-Sharing Roundtable: Sustainable Strategies for Providing Access to Critical Medications

Paul Billings Discusses Balancing Innovative Therapies With Higher Costs

May 23, 2018

As new therapies come to market, there is the good news that patients are cured or living longer, but it has to be balanced by the bad news that these treatments are far more expensive, said Paul Billings, senior vice president advocacy for the American Lung Association.

Michele McCourt Explains CancerCare's Role in Supporting Patients

May 20, 2018

Beyond helping with co-payment assistance for patients with cancer, CancerCare helps with practical and emotional supports for patients, explained Michele McCourt, senior director of the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation.

Kristina Wharton: More Funding Needed to Support FQHCs

May 13, 2018

M. Kristina Wharton, MPH, of the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, recommends shifts in policies that could expand federally qualified health centers.

Michele McCourt Outlines Financial Burdens Related to Cancer Treatment

May 08, 2018

There are financial burdens related to cancer treatment other than the cost of medication, but patients don't always realize that when they are first diagnosed, explained Michele McCourt, senior director of the CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation.

Kristina Wharton on the Increased Use of Services Provided by FQHCs

April 25, 2018

While use of services at federally qualified health centers has increased particularly since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the increasing trend started back in 2002, said M. Kristina Wharton, MPH, of the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.