Saving Money, Saving Lives
Both the member companies and unions of PILMA make large private investments that save significant amounts of money for individuals, health plans and government programs.
- Pharmaceutical innovation: New drugs enhance public health while replacing more costly and risky medical procedures.
- Medicare Part D: Tremendous success in terms of health benefits, budget savings and popularity.
- Union training: $1 billion invested every year – entirely from private sources – in training, apprenticeship, certification and continuing education programs.