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Inflation-Based Rebates Need Not Apply

Patient Access Would be Threatened Should Penalties Hit Generic and Biosimilar Medicines

Patients continue to struggle to afford the high cost of certain medications. High launch prices on new brand biologics and annual price increases on existing brand-name drugs, combined with an increasing trend of anti-competitive tactics designed to delay or prevent competition from more affordable biosimilars and generics, are pushing access to medicines out of reach for too many patients.

Roadmaps for Ensuring Patient Access to Generic and Biosimilar Medicines: Securing Sustainable Markets

This paper examines the challenges to market sustainability for generic and biosimilar medicines that have cleared the regulatory and patent hurdles to obtain FDA approval and launch into the U.S. market. It is the first in a series of AAM papers that will highlight challenges to the overall sustainability of the generics and biosimilars industry.

AAM Outlines Policy Solutions for Sustained Patient Access to Generic and Biosimilar Medicines

Association for Accessible Medicines Unveils Policy Agenda for
Biden Administration and 117th Congress
Outlines Policy Solutions to Support Long-Term Sustainability of Generic and Biosimilar Medicines

New Campaign Highlights Lifesaving Role Generic Drugs Have Played in Treatment of COVID-19
Report Series Examines Threats to Patient Access and Affordability

AAM Supports Updating Medicare to Lower Costs for America’s Seniors

Even though generics and biosimilars provide consistent savings for taxpayers and consumers, today’s Medicare patients too often face obstacles to using these lower-cost options. This is a result of outdated policies that can unintentionally encourage plans to prioritize formulary placement of high-cost brand drugs and that fail to reflect the emergence of new competitive therapies.

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