- AARP advocates for Medicare prescription drug price negotiation and reimportation of medicines. If you are an AARP member, you can send a message to Congress. Share your story.
- Patients for Affordable Drugs is an advocacy group that does not accept money from pharmaceutical companies. It is collecting stories about people facing high medication costs. Email them.
- PhRMA is the PR and lobbying group for pharmaceutical companies. It is running a campaign it says pushes to lower drug prices. Call them at 202-835-3400.
- The Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017 would give the government the ability to bargain with drug manufacturers for Part D medicines. Read the bill. Call your member of Congress.
- The Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act would require name brand drug companies to play nice with generic manufacturers. Read the bill. Call your Senator.
- The Creating Transparency to Have Drug Rebates Unlocked (C-THRU) Act would require pharmacy benefit manager companies to be transparent about how they handle rebates and where that money goes. Find out more. Call your Senator.
- Sen. Bernie Sanders wants Medicare for all. You can find out more and volunteer to help his effort on his website if you agree. Volunteer.
- Reputable online pharmacies in Canada supply medicines at a steep discount to what Americans normally pay. While technically not legal, Uncle Sam is not prosecuting individuals who do so. Check Canadian prices.
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