American Enterprise Institute
The American Enterprise Institute is a think tank that conducts research and produces publications on multiple areas of public policy, such as healthcare, economics, trade, social welfare, defense, government tax, politics, and international affairs.
AARP Public Policy Institute
The AARP Public Policy Institute conducts policy research and analysis on issues of importance to midlife and older persons. Its mission is to inform AARP public policy initiatives and to influence public discussion on these topics.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that administers the Medicare and Medicaid programs, two government health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans.
Canadian International Pharmaceutical Association
The Canadian International Pharmaceutical Association represents the Canadian International Pharmacy Industry. It supports the ethical, professional, and high quality practice of International Pharmacy.
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides reports and information to protect and assist consumers with purchasing decisions.
Families USA is a national nonprofit organization that promotes research, information, and advocacy to facilitate access to high-quality health care to Americans.
Generic Pharmaceutical Association
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association represents the views of member pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors in pharmaceutical legislation and regulation.
Georgetown University Center on Aging
The Georgetown University Center on Aging is a Washington-based, non-partisan public policy institute that conducts research about the implications of an aging society. It disseminates information to media, business, and policymakers.
IMS Health is a private corporation that collects and sells pharmaceutical data, including information about drug utilization and services.
Kaiser Family Foundation
The Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit, private operating foundation that conducts research and analysis on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.
Medicare Rights Center
The Medicare Rights Center provides independent information about health care in the United States for those citizens with Medicare, and helps beneficiaries gain quality care.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores represents retail chain pharmacies and suppliers in the legislative and regulatory community. It also organizes practical programs and services for its members.
National Conference of State Legislatures
The National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs in all 50 states, and American commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance, and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on state issues.
National Health Policy Forum is a nonpartisan organization focusing on providing information and facilitating dialogue on health policy topics for policymakers and their staffs.
National Institute for Health Care Management
The National Institute for Health Care Management is a nonprofit, nonpartisan foundation focusing on research and policy analysis in the American health care system.
NDC Health provides informational and consulting services to its customer physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, retail pharmacies, and managed care organizations. It focuses on providing technical and administrative support for electronic prescriptions, electronic medical transactions, and claims processing.
Caremark, Express Scripts, and Medco
Pharmaceutical Benefit Managers (PBMs) use the bulk-buying power of its member organizations and employers to bargain with pharmaceutical manufacturers for limited prescription drug costs. Some examples of PBMs include Caremark, Express Scripts, and Medco.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Management Institute
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Management Institute is an independent organization that provides reports and publications for industry professionals and pharmacy benefit managers. It is not affiliated with any Pharmaceutical Benefit Manager (PBM).
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is a trade association representing the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that approves, regulates, and monitors the safety and effectiveness of drugs, biologics, vaccines, and medical devices.