Lupus Foundation of America Advocates Access to Prescription Drugs

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Lupus Foundation of America Advocates Access to Prescription Drugs

shutterstock_112027526-65fltx7lrnme7f3mwlqsffo7elnqh5nevupc1tgw44aBreakthroughs in new treatments for lupus may be useless if patients do not have access to innovative therapies as a consequence of their high costs or regulatory restrictions, a point raised the Lupus Foundation of America in a statement published on the organization’s website. The president and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America, Sandra C. Raymond, reinforced the foundation’s position by recently signing a petition advocating for the approval of the Patients’ Access to Treatments Act (PATA) currently being debated in Congress.

The Lupus Foundation of America recognizes a need for broad-ranging treatment options for lupus patients, a need that they believe can be better met through PATA implementation, which was recently sponsored in the House of Representatives by Lois Capps (D-CA) and David B. McKinley (R-WV).

Read the whole article at lupusnewstoday.com

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