WASHINGTON, DC (April 24, 2019) — The Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM) is pleased to announce its 2019 Associate Members.
Associate Members are entities allied with the interests, needs and policy positions of generic and biosimilar medicine developers.
Generic drugs saved the U.S. health system $265 billion in 2017, according to the Generic Drug Access & Savings in the U.S. report compiled by IQVIA on behalf of AAM.
The 2019 Associate Members include:
- ACIC Pharmaceuticals
- AmerisourceBergen Corp.
- ChemWerth Inc.
- Direct Relief
- Dispensary of Hope
- Gedeon Richter USA
- Golden State Medical Supply, Incorporated
- Husch Blackwell LLP
- Johnson Matthey Pharmaceutical Materials
- Lachman Consultant Services Inc.
- Rx Outreach
A complete list of 2019 AAM Members can be found here.
AAM is driven by the belief that access to safe, quality, effective medicine has a tremendous impact on a person’s life and the world around them. Generic and biosimilar medicines improve people’s lives, improving society and the economy in turn. AAM represents the manufacturers and distributors of finished generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars, manufacturers and distributors of bulk pharmaceutical chemicals, and suppliers of other goods and services to the generic industry. Generic pharmaceuticals are 90 percent of prescriptions dispensed in the U.S. but only 23 percent of total drug spending.
About the Biosimilars Council
The Biosimilars Council, a division of the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), works to ensure a positive environment for patient access to biosimilar medicines. The Biosimilars Council is a leading source for information about the safety and efficacy of more affordable alternatives to costly brand biologic medicines. Areas of focus include public and health expert education, strategic partnerships, government affairs, legal affairs and regulatory policy. More information is available at www.biosimilarscouncil.org.