AMCP Statement of Support for HHS Secretary Becerra
Alexandria, Va., March 18, 2021 — Following the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services for the Biden-Harris Administration, AMCP offered the below statement of support:
"AMCP congratulates Xavier Becerra on his confirmation as President Joe Biden's Secretary of Health and Human Services. His career of public service and commitment to health care equity will serve Americans well and help ensure more people get the care they need.
“The Covid-19 pandemic put a spotlight on many health care gaps and disparities in our country, and the work of HHS to ensure and facilitate health care for those in need has never been more critical. We look forward to working with Secretary Becerra and his team to implement real solutions that increase patient access to affordable medicines, improve health outcomes, and build 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.