TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA (TEVA) Issues Statement on Affordable Medicines Utilization Act of 2011
7/15/2011 11:01:11 AM
NORTH WALES, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva commends Senators Scott Brown, Ron Wyden and John McCain for introducing the Affordable Medicines Utilization Act of 2011. As the largest provider of generic pharmaceuticals in the United States, Teva has been and continues to be committed to providing patients with access to the life-saving medicines they need. This legislation will encourage States to increase access to high-quality, low-cost pharmaceuticals for their Medicaid populations. At a time when State government officials are struggling to close their budget shortfalls, improving access to FDA approved generic medicines will help lower their health care costs while maintaining access to care.