How payers look at priorities for care in a time of policy uncertainty and growing concerns in the patient advocacy community.
No group of stakeholders wields greater influence over patient access to medicines than payers making reimbursement and formulary decisions. Even in a time of policy upheaval in Washington, health plans must make sure members get the medicines they need. Insurers say they’re committed to this role when it comes to mental health conditions, which affect one in five American adults. And they say their commitment won’t change regardless of how the policy landscape may shift in Washington.