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Partner Activity

MRAN Louisiana works closely with other state and national advocates to educate on policy proposals that will impact patients in our state. Browse below for the latest information, resources, and activities from our partners.

Senator Cassidy, We recognize your efforts to ensure patient access to affordable, innovative medicines and treatments. As you continue to consider different policy solutions to lower costs and increase access for patients, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) sit at the center of this discussion. And, it is clear that accountability is needed to lower the cost of medications at the pharmacy counter.

Patients want more affordable and innovative options, not fewer. Protect the ecosystem that
leads to biopharmaceutical innovation. Our goal should be to lower out-of-pocket costs and
improve access for patients.

Pharmacy benefit mangers(PBMs) are at the center of this discussion and accountability is needed to ultimately lower the cost of medications at the pharmacy counter for patients in Louisiana.

This year, patient and physician advocate partners worked tirelessly to promote the continued development of these important innovations. We thank them and look forward to celebrating patient successes in 2023!

In a joint letter, MRAN Louisiana partners urged Sen. Cassidy to co-sponsor the PASTEUR Act to secure legislative solutions for the rapidly growing threat of drug-resistant bacterial and fungal infections and advocate for its passage this year.

Seasonal affective disorder isn’t the winter blues. Here’s how it feels navigating the condition every year, according to people who have it. You’re not alone.

We encourage our leaders in D.C. to bring forward practical solutions to lower prescription drug prices, but H.R. 3 is not the answer. After an extraordinary year of health challenges, one thing is clear – we need greater innovation and broader access to life-saving therapies.

NAMI Louisiana supports and advocates at the local, state, and national levels for the promotion of the quality of care, rights and interests of those affected by mental illness.

Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation works to improve the quality of life and assist persons affected by inherited bleeding disorders by providing education, advocacy, support services and by promoting research.

Seizures After Sixty provides important information specific to epilepsy in the elderly to nursing home staff, medical professionals, seniors living with epilepsy and supporters/caregivers.

MS Foundation, or MS Focus, provides free services that address the critical needs of people with MS and their families, helping them maintain the best quality of life.

Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area provides education and support programs to those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

The 6 Protected Classes promote the health of the most vulnerable. See how state partners voiced concerns to recent threats.

Proposed changes to Medicare Part D can severely impact access. Learn how partners expressed concerns.