The Alliance for Patient Access 3rd Annual National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars

In a panel during the National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars, held in Washington, DC, on April 17, rheumatologist Madelaine Feldman, MD; Wayne Winegarden, PhD, of the Pacific Research Institute; and rheumatologist Angus Worthing, MD, chair of the American College of Rheumatology’s Government Affairs Committee, discussed trends in healthcare payment models.
At the National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars, held in Washington, DC, on April 17, Earl “Buddy” Carter, Republican Congressman for Georgia’s first legislative district, highlighted his work to control the price of drugs for patients.
 
A panel of health experts discussed the pathway and speed of biosimilar development, as well as the barriers to major uptake of these drugs, during a discussion at the National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars, held in Washington, DC, on April 17.
Over time, the United States will see a dramatic increase in the number of biosimilar approvals based on the quantity of applications that the FDA is currently receiving, said Leah Christl, PhD, associate director for therapeutic biologics at the Office of New Drugs in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, at the National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars held in Washington, DC, on April 17.
 
During a panel session at the National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars, held in Washington, DC, on April 17, panelists discussed key barriers to accessing biologics and other innovative treatments, as well as how patient advocacy can be leveraged to chip away at those barriers.
The 3rd Annual Alliance for Patient Access National Policy and Advocacy Summit on Biologics and Biosimilars was held on April 17, 2018 at the Ronald Reagan and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
 
The meeting explored policies impacting prescribing and patient access to biologic and biosimilar therapies, and those who attended were afforded the opportunity to sit in on speaking sessions featuring some of the most respected thought leaders in the field. Those who were unable to travel to the Nation’s Capitol, however, know they have a reliable source in The Center for Biosimilar, a media outlet providing comprehensive reporting, including news articles on the most recent data and research, and video interviews with veterinary experts.

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