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Prescription Policy Choices is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) educational and public policy organization which provides objective research, information, and on-the-ground expertise on prescription drug policy.

Our research and policy focus is evaluating alternative policies and programs that effectively reduce prescription drug prices and increase access to medications.

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NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC DETAILING (NaRCAD)

Promotes the use of evidence-based medicine by supporting academic detailing programs

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AARP Rx WATCHDOG REPORT ON ACADEMIC DETAILING NOW AVAILABLE

Academic Detailing in Practice: A Tale of Four States

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ISSUE BRIEF ON PRESCRIBER EDUCATION NOW AVAILABLE

A New Kind of House Call examines prescription drug reform that works

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ACADEMIC DETAILING TOOLKIT

Access PPC's set of tools for learning more about academic detailing (prescriber education) programs

 

WEBCAST OF PPC LEGAL CONFERENCE NOW AVAILABLE

Lawyering for Access: Legal Strategies to Improve Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals

 

PPC Best Practices

PPC welcomes new Project Manager, Diane D. Boas
March 2013
 

PPC awarded continued funding from Maine Health Access Foundation
January 3, 2013

 

PPC Awarded Bingham Program Funding
January 1, 2013

 
PPC provides comments to MaineCare Redesign Task Force
December 11, 2012
 
PPC's Executive Director Invited to Participate on GWU Technical Advisory Group to Study Feasibility of Medicaid Rx Policy Simulation Model
December 1, 2012
 

PPC in the news:
Portland Press Herald
Why are drugs from CanaRx cheaper than those in Maine?

September 14, 2012

 

PPC in the news:
Bangor Daily News OP ED regarding legal challenge to the ACA

March 19, 2012

 

PPC Executive Director Joins Advisory Board of the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council
February 29, 2012

 

PPC Director Comments on Health Care Job Sector Outlook in The Wall Street Journal's SmartMoney.com
February 4, 2012

 

PPC’s work presented at national health care advocacy conference in Washington, DC
January 19-21st, 2012

 

PPC in the News: Ann Woloson
Maine Voices: Using Health Care Resources Wisely in Maine's Prisons
Portland Press Herald

January 21, 2012

 

PPC’s Woloson Presents to the Government Oversight Committee on health care services in Maine’s correctional facilities
January 6, 2012

 
PPC Newsletter: Perspectives
December 12, 2011
 

PPC in the News: Woloson Shares Insights in Bangor Daily News Op Ed
November 30, 2011

 
PPC in the News: Woloson Comments on Obama's Order to FDA
November 23, 2011
 

National Resource Center for Academic Detailing Highlights PPC
June 8, 2011

 
PPC Awarded MeHAF Grant
March 1, 2011
 

PPC's Ann Woloson to Present at Health Action 2011
January 25, 2011

 

PPC Partners with Consumer Reports Health Best Buy Drugs
January 3, 2011

 

PPC Newsletter: Perspectives
December 21, 2010

 

Maine Voices: Doctors and patients don't have to rely on TV for drug information
August 31, 2010

 

PPC Supports FDA's New Drug Advertising Standards
July 1 , 2010

 
PPC Newsletter: Perspectives
May 25, 2010
 

Prescription Policy Choices Featured at MeHAF 10th Anniversary Event
April 5, 2010

 

PPC Cited in New AARP Report on Academic Detailing
January 19, 2010

 
PPC Executive Director Discusses Prescriber Education on Maine TV Program
December 14, 2009
 
PPC Offers "Antidote" to Aggressive Drug Industry Marketing
November 9, 2009
 
PPC Presents on Predatory Marketing at NLARx Meeting
November 6, 2009
 

Two Maine Nonprofits Team up on
"A New Kind of House Call”

New Issue Brief Offers Strategies for Effective Prescription Drug Reform
November 9, 2009

 
PPC Cosponsors Legal Conference
October 9, 2009
 
PPC Collaborates With Consumer Reports Health Best Buy Drugs
September 1, 2009
 

PPC Newsletter: Perspectives
Summer/Fall 2009

 
Portland Press Herald: MAINE VOICES
Maine taking lead in helping doctors learn what's best for patients

August 6, 2009
 
PPC Executive Director weighs in on PhRMA’s plan to lower the cost of drugs for Medicare beneficiaries
July 26, 2009
 
PPC Executive Director Presents at National Conference of State Legislatures' Legislative Summit
July 24, 2009
 
PPC Executive Director Participates in Health Care Reform Listening Session
July 3, 2009
 
PPC Legal Director Honored
June 18, 2009
 
Maine Passes Predatory Marketing Ban Law
June 1, 2009