New Policy Brief Explains How Co-pay Accumulators, Maximizers Increase Cost of Cancer Care for Patients
ASCO members have identified the use of “co-pay accumulators” and “co-pay maximizers” as an area of growing concern. When these programs are in place, drug manufacturers’ co-pay assistance programs no longer apply toward patient co-pays or out-of-pocket maximums—resulting in out-of-pocket costs going up and required deductibles taking longer to reach. In response to its members’ concerns, ASCO created a new policy brief to help explain the full impact of these programs. Learn more.