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Conference Call: Prescription Drug Reforms
12/01/2009 - 4:00pm
PSN hosted a conference call on December 1st at 4pm EST with national experts and legislative leaders to discuss Prescription Drug Reforms and the 2010 Multi-State Agenda. Speakers discussed policy details, how federal reform could impact these initiatives, and best practices for building campaigns and moving Rx reform initiatives.
- Maine Rep. Sharon Treat and Executive Director of the National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices (NLARx), will discuss opportunities for states to reduce prescription drug costs and provide an update on federal reform provisions that will impact state efforts to control drug costs.
- Wisconsin Sen. Jon Erpenbach, Chair of the Senate Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief and Revenue, will discuss campaigns to limit drug industry marketing in doctor's offices.
- Jennifer Reck, Policy Analyst, Prescription Policy Choices, will discuss the importance of establishing Prescriber Education Programs, best practices from existing programs, and potential funding sources.
- Adam Thompson, Health Policy Specialist, Progressive States Network, will introduce PSN's 2010 multi-state Rx Reform campaign.