Topic: patient assistance programs
Many patients, especially those with serious chronic conditions, welcome pharma support services. However, there is a lack of awareness about them.
AbbVie's contribution to patient assistance groups and other nonprofits skyrocketed to about $350 million in 2018, from below $100 million in 2015.
Targeted by the Justice Department in an industrywide copay assistance investigation, Pfizer has now agreed to a $23.85 million deal with the feds.
The patient assistance charity named in a plea agreement against Aegerion has acknowledged the DOJ wants more info on its methods.
Gilead Sciences is said to be evaluating United Therapeutics, although it finds itself in competition with GlaxoSmithKline and perhaps others.
Federal tax investigators have set their sights on patient assistance charity Chronic Disease Fund.
Pfizer can fully explain its slowdown in Xtandi sales, executives told investors Tuesday. It just didn’t anticipate the hurdles when it shelled out $14 billion to gain access to the cancer fighter.
J&J has joined fellow drug giant Pfizer and a half-dozen smaller drugmakers in a Justice Department probe of patient-assistance charities.
Add Pfizer to the list of the companies facing a governmental investigation about its ties to copay assistance charities.
A California legislator is targeting pharma's use of copay coupons to promote pricey branded meds over cheaper alternatives.