Tag: Prescription Drug Prices

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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 22, 2022
Tell Congress to Lower Drug Costs NOW by Cracking Down on PBM’s!
Tell Congress to Pass the Pharmacy Benefit Managers Transparency Act of 2022. Protect us from high prescription drug prices and deceptive practices. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 16, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: WV groups to host webinar on lowering drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers – Sept. 22nd at 7PM
A group of West Virginia organizations and groups will be hosting an educational webinar on September 22nd at 7PM, centered around how we can lower prescription drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The press and public are invited to attend. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Gary Zuckett August 26, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: WV Groups Host Webinar on How We Can Make Meds Affordable NOW
On Thursday, August 25th, a group of West Virginia organizations hosted an educational webinar on August 25th at 7PM, centered around how we can make medications more affordable to everyone, without waiting on Congress to act, while helping to break pharmaceutical monopolies in the process. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 25, 2022
Help Make Meds Affordable NOW! – a Health Care Webinar
TONIGHT at 7PM we will learn from medical professionals and community leaders how we can move policy to make medications more affordable for all. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 19, 2022
Help Make Meds Affordable NOW! – a Health Care Webinar – Aug. 25th, 7PM
On Aug. 25th, 7PM we will learn from medical professionals and community leaders how we can move policy to make medications more affordable for all. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Action Alert CAG August 8, 2022
Help Make Meds Affordable NOW! – a Health Care Webinar
Join our webinar on Aug. 25th, 7PM and to learn more from medical professionals and real West Virginians on how we can make medications more affordable NOW! More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Press Release Gary Zuckett August 8, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Senate Democrats Pass Manchin’s Inflation Reduction Act To Lower Drug Prices, Make Health Care & Energy Costs More Affordable, and Deal with Climate Change
Following the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill set to enact historic drug pricing reform, lower energy costs and reduce the national deficit, Gary Zuckett, Executive Director of WV Citizen Action Group released the following statement: More
Issues: Climate ChangeDeficitFair taxationHealth CareInflationMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Gary Zuckett July 31, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Healthcare Reforms and Prescription Drug Pricing Take Center Stage at Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary Celebration
coalition of West Virginia groups and healthcare advocates hosted a press conference this past Saturday centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid, with healthcare and prescription drug pricing reforms taking center stage. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug PricesPrivatization
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2022
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
High prescription drug costs making it hard to be well and pay your bills? Are you struggling to keep your Medicaid and work? Please, consider sharing your WV Health Care Story. Decisionmakers won't know our struggles unless we tell them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 28, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: MMA Congressional letter to Secretary Becerra
The Make Meds Affordable Congressional letter to Secretary Becerra (see below) went out last week. Approx. 100 Members of Congress signed on. More
Issues: Health CarePrescription Drug Prices
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 25, 2022
Share Your Voice and Fight for Affordable Health Care
Fighting against Medicare Privatization, making meds affordable, fighting to continue the ACA and Medicaid subsidies so that people don't lose their coverage, and telling our state legislators we want a Medicaid Buy-in and caps on diabetic supply costs is all part of my 2022 to-do list. Will you join me? More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug PricesPrivatization
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 23, 2022
ACA: Happy 12th Birthday!
Twelve years ago, March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act was passed. Since then, many of us have been working hard to defend it. More
Issues: ACADiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceInequalityMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 13, 2021
VIDEO Now Available – 2021 Virtual HEALTH CARE Summit
This event was hosted in partnership with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, and West Virginia Citizen Action. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 9, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mindy Salango Rx Drug Congressional Testimony – Dec. 10th at 10AM
Local resident Mindy Salango, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is available to discuss her upcoming testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Friday, December 10th. Mindy will speak to her experience as a consumer who struggles to afford the high price of her insulin medication. More
Issues: Build Back BetterHealth CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Morgantown: Lower Costs, Better Care Bus Tour – Aug. 18th, 10AM
On August 18, Del. Barbara Fleischauer, Del. John Williams, and Del. Evan Hansen will join health care advocates and local residents as part of Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to call for lowering West Virginia families' health costs, expanding coverage, and reducing racial disparities in care. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 14, 2021
Protect Our Care Launches New Ad in WV
"My name is Adrian and I have type one diabetes. Insulin was $25 a month and now I’m paying over $300 a month..." More
Issues: Health CarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release CAG July 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Protect Our Care Launches Ad in West Virginia and Other States in Seven-Figure Campaign Calling for Action To Lower Drug Prices
Protect Our Care launched its second digital ad in West Virginia as part of a seven-figure campaign about the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett June 2, 2021
Comments on WV polling on Rx Costs
Drug companies are among the most profitable corporations on the planet, especially in the United States where patent laws give them an unfettered monopoly to raise prices at will just because they can. This makes life-saving medications unaffordable for many Americans and needs to stop now! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 5, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Sen. Manchin – Please Lower Prescription Drug Prices!
Over one-third of Americans cannot afford the medications their physicians have prescribed them, forcing them to ration care by splitting doses or to go without life-saving drugs altogether.  More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices