AfPA’s report details the findings of two in-person focus groups as well as a national poll of 800 patients who experienced non-medical switching firsthand.
Although formularies and other utilization management techniques may help contain costs for third-party payers, potential savings often come at the expense of patients’ health.
There are many myths about non-medical switching and the impact of legislation that ensures continued patient access to the treatments they need.
Patients with chronic or serious medical conditions must sometimes work with physicians for months to identify a medication that’s effective for them.
An infographic of findings from a national survey of stabilized autoimmune patients that explored their perspectives on switching prescribed biological medicines.
An easy to understand explanation from the US Pain Foundation on how non-medical switching impacts health outcomes and drives up the cost of health care.
Easy to follow guidance on “what you need to know” and “what to say” if you face a non-medical switching situation.
Understanding Non-Medical Switching and Step Therapy
An easy resource to help you better understand non-medical switching.