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What is Keep My Rx?

The #KeepMyRx campaign seeks to raise public awareness about the benefits of medical stability and the impact on patient health of being forced by their health plans to switch medicines. The #KeepMyRx campaign promotes legislation and policies that protect patient access to the medicines their physicians prescribe. The #KeepMyRx policy priorities include insurance reform that limits utilization management practices such as non-medical switching. To learn more about the impact of non-medical switching click here.

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Non-Medical Switching

Preventing Patient Access to Prescribed Medication

What is Non-Medical Switching?

To maximize their profits, health insurers have been not only raising premiums but also intensifying efforts to contain their costs – restricting formularies, embracing utilization management practices and imposing benefit designs that shift the expense of medicines to patients. This approach impacts patients with chronic and complex illnesses, who depend upon advanced medical therapies to stabilize …

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The Patient’s Right to be Stable

The #KeepMyRx campaign contends that if a patient’s condition is stabilized on their current therapy then they have a right to stay on the medicine their doctor has prescribed.  This right should persist from plan year to plan year, and continue even if the health plan drops the medicine from its formulary. Only with the …

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Legislation

2017

In 2017, Keep My Rx and its partners supported state-level legislation to restrict non-medical switching across the country.  Through advocacy activities such as press releases, opinion editorials, social media campaigns, calls and emails to legislators, and committee testimony, Keep My Rx helped advocates raise awareness about the impacts of non-medical switching.

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