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New Report Finds Medical Treatments for Rare Diseases Account for Only 11% of US Drug Spending; Nearly 80% of Orphan Products Treat Rare Diseases Exclusively

Written by Jennifer Huron on March 4, 2021

Washington, DC, March 4, 2021—As US policymakers consider options to address rising health care costs while still meeting the needs of patients, a new report from IQVIA has found that rare diseases account for just 11% of medical invoice spending in the United States, and 79% of all orphan… Read More

In Final Installment of Video Series, Patient Advocacy Group Leaders Share Thoughts on the Importance of Participation in RDCA-DAP

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on December 16, 2020

The Rare Disease Cures Accelerator-Data and Analytics Platform (RDCA-DAP) initiative will allow patient organizations to leverage the data they have collected to accelerate understanding of disease progression, clinical outcome measures and biomarkers for rare diseases. It will increase the efficiency of data analysis, and hopefully… Read More