In a recent post on the IVI-sponsored Health Affairs featured blog series, Peter Bach, Zachary Helms, and Nancy Yu leverage public data to estimate both the premiums that companies earn and the amount they spend on research, challenging pharmaceutical companies’ claims regarding R&D spending.

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About the Health Affairs/IVI Featured Blog Series: Drugs and Medical Innovation — In partnership with Health Affairs, IVI is proud to sponsor the “Drugs and Medical Innovation” blog series. On an ongoing basis, articles in this series will explore topics such as value-based reimbursement, drug policy and pricing, balancing short-term access against long-term rates of innovation, and other relevant issues. Our goal is to create an open forum for sharing ideas and debating issues in these areas, extending the discussion to a broader audience.