AMCP Statement of Support for HHS Deputy Secretary Palm
Alexandria, Va., May 11, 2021 — Following the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Andrea Palm as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, AMCP offered the below statement of support:
"AMCP congratulates Andrea Palm on her confirmation as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services. She is an excellent choice with extensive experience administering health care to Americans that will serve our country well and help more people get the care they need."
“As the Biden-Harris administration works to expand access to health care in this country — proven to be even more critical during the Covid-19 pandemic — AMCP is pleased to see strong experts selected to lead HHS. AMCP looks forward to working with Ms. Palm and her team to help more people get care by increasing patient access to affordable medicines, improving health outcomes, and building health equity for all.”
AMCP is the professional association leading the way to help patients get the medications they need at a cost they can afford. AMCP’s diverse membership of pharmacists, physicians, nurses, biopharmaceutical professionals, and other stakeholders leverage their specialized expertise in clinical evidence and economics to optimize medication benefit design and population health management and help patients access cost-effective and safe medications and other drug therapies. AMCP members improve the lives of nearly 300 million Americans served by private and public health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, and emerging care models. Visit www.amcp.org.