Patient Advocates To Meet With HHS Officials In Bid To Stop Accumulators

October 11, 2018
Patient advocates plan to meet with HHS officials in the coming weeks to make their case against what they say is an increasingly common insurance industry practice of preventing drug company financial assistance from counting toward consumers’ deductibles and out-of-pocket spending limits. Also, the AIDS Institute, which is among those spearheading the campaign, has asked all state attorneys general and insurance commissioners to investigate the so-called co-pay accumulators. The advocates say accumulators are a new, hidden policy that increase patients’...

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