North Star Opinion Research surveyed 1,000 registered voters nationwide.
Key findings from survey include:
- By almost 3-to-1, voters blame high drug prices for increased cost-sharing.
- Only 1-in-5 voters buy the drugmakers' "rebates cause high prices" message.
- Three-quarters of voters say the cost of prescription drugs is too high.
- More than 4-of-5 voters with prescription drug coverage are satisfied with it.
PCMA is the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 266 million Americans who have health insurance from a variety of sponsors including: commercial health plans, self-insured employer plans, union plans, Medicare Part D plans, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), state government employee plans, managed Medicaid plans, and others.
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SOURCE Pharmaceutical Care Management Association