"Not So Different" Episode 8: Medicare and Biosimilars

May 6, 2018

This week on the podcast, we’re pleased to welcome our guest, Leigh Purvis, MPA. Purvis is the director of health services research at AARP’s public policy institute. Her work focuses on a variety of prescription drug and mental health-related issue, with an emphasis on prescription drug pricing, biologic drugs, and prescription drug coverage under Medicare.

This week on the podcast, we’re pleased to welcome our guest, Leigh Purvis, MPA. Purvis is the director of health services research at AARP’s public policy institute. Her work focuses on a variety of prescription drug and mental health-related issue, with an emphasis on prescription drug pricing, biologic drugs, and prescription drug coverage under Medicare.

Purvis joined us by phone to talk about the challenges that Medicare beneficiaries face with respect to obtaining and paying for their biologic drugs, and about the policies that AARP hopes to see implemented in the days ahead.

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