SAIM Coalition Honors State Lawmakers for Work to Improve Patient Access to Medication

SAIM Coalition Honors State Lawmakers for Work to Improve Patient Access to Medication   Honorees championed legislation to curb high out-of-pocket costs, step therapy Members of the State Access to Innovative Medicines (SAIM) Coalition today recognized four state lawmakers for their work to pass legislation aimed at improving patient access to prescription medications. Assemblyman Daniel…

Martinez signs bill to curb ‘step therapy,’ vetoes raises for elected offices

Martinez signs bill to curb ‘step therapy,’ vetoes raises for elected offices A bill designed to rein in “step therapy,” the insurance company practice of requiring patients to try a less expensive medication before using a costlier option, will become law in New Mexico. Gov. Susana Martinez on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 11, sponsored by…