Cost-Sharing Roundtable — The Patient Assistance Safety Net: How Many Need Help? How Many Are Helped?

Cost-Sharing Roundtable — The Patient Assistance Safety Net: How Many Need Help? How Many Are Helped?
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March 07, 2018
Elected officials and others who affect policy know that cost-sharing and out-of-pocket costs are issues in healthcare, but they don’t truly understand the issues, said panelists during a policy discussion on ways to improve access and reduce financial hardship during the Cost-Sharing Roundtable.
March 06, 2018
Experts from healthcare policy organizations and advocacy groups that cater to Medicare enrollees exchanged best practices and proposed policies to help alleviate access issues during the Cost-Sharing Roundtable, co-hosted by the Patient Access Network Foundation and The American Journal of Managed Care®, on February 23, 2018, at the Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington, DC.
March 05, 2018
Leaders from charitable organizations that provide the safety net so patients can meet their healthcare costs and access their required medical treatment have concerns with the widening gap between patient financial needs and available resources. They were speaking at the Cost-Sharing Roundtable in Washington, DC, co-hosted by the Patient Access Network Foundation and The American Journal of Managed Care®.
March 02, 2018
K. Robin Yabroff, PhD, strategic director, Surveillance and Health Services Research Program, American Cancer Society, would like to see more longitudinal studies that can develop more informed policies to alleviate patient financial hardship. Yabroff was speaking at the Cost-Sharing Roundtable co-hosted by the Patient Access Network Foundation and The American Journal of Managed Care®
March 02, 2018
Being proactive about identifying potential financial burdens and preparing patients who have a disease for the costs of their treatment helps to ensure that patients will be adherent to their medication and have the best possible outcomes, according to a panel of providers at the Cost-Sharing Roundtable, co-hosted by the Patient Access Network Foundation and The American Journal of Managed Care®.
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