The Issue

Skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs put lifesaving medications out of reach for people with chronic conditions and communicable diseases. Many medications can cost a patient between 20-50% of the drug’s total cost each month, causing people living with arthritis, cancer, epilepsy, HIV and others to pay hundreds, even thousands, of dollars a month.†

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Patients cannot afford prescription medications

People living with chronic or life-threatening diseases should not be additionally burdened with exorbitant out-of-pocket costs for medications.

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