Innovative cures and treatments only matter when patients have access to them.
Access to health care, including medicines, helps the entire system work more efficiently and improve patient outcomes. We need to ensure patients have access to the medicines they need so they can lead longer, healthier lives.
Medicare Part D, an important source of prescription drug coverage for more than 42 million Medicare beneficiaries, is the rare government program that is costing less than projected and exceeding expectations. Thanks to Part D, beneficiaries have more choices and increased access to the medicines they need.