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Jun. 22, 2016

TOPIC: Advocacy, Get Involved

Rare Action Network: NORD and Patient Groups in Oregon Seek to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs for Patients

Posted by Jennifer Huron

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NORD has recently become a member of a coalition of patient groups in Oregon seeking to reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for patients.

The Oregon legislature recently created a Prescription Drug Cost Working Group which will be meeting for the first time this month.

As part of its participation in this meeting, NORD is supporting the attached policy recommendations, which encourage the State Working Group to address cost barriers and other issues that impede patient access to medicines.

NEXT STEP: If advocates or NORD Member Organizations are interested in learning more about the Working Group and these issues, contact Tim Boyd at tim.boyd@rareaction.org.

NORD’s Rare Action Network is working, state by state, to improve the lives of 30 million Americans.  Sign up to receive Advocacy Alerts and ways to get involved in your state by emailing Tim Boyd, tim.boyd@rareaction.org.

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