Angeline Jones

Chicago, IL

“I never really had to think about drug prices until I started having seizures. A year later, I have a diagnosis of partial-complex epilepsy and I have to take my medication twice a day, every day. Without insurance it would cost me $600 a month to live a seizure-free life, but even with insurance, my costs recently went up to $150 a month. As a young professional and newlywed with student debt, paying for my medication means sacrificing other things — like my medical bills, or saving money for my future family.”

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The prescription drug pricing system in the U.S. is rigged against patients. We are fighting to change that.

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Patients For Affordable Drugs is the only independent national patient organization focused exclusively on achieving policy changes to lower the price of prescription drugs.