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Jalpa Doshi Wins Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation Challenge

By January 29, 2016 No Comments

Source: Patient Access Network, January 29, 2016

Jalpa Doshi, Pengxiang (Alex) Li, and colleagues have been announced as the first-place winners in the “PAN Challenge: Balancing Moral Hazard, Affordability and Access to Critical Therapies in the Age of Cost Sharing” launched by the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation in collaboration with the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC). The competition called for papers addressing how federal cost sharing policies affect the ability of individuals with chronic and rare diseases to have affordable access to critical therapies and what policy solutions are likely to improve access.

Their paper titled “High Cost Sharing and Specialty Drug Initiation under Medicare Part D: A Case Study in Newly Diagnosed Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients “ won the first prize of $10,000.  More importantly, the paper will be published in a special AJMC supplement and presented at a Cost Sharing Roundtable convened at the Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington D.C. next month.

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