Government Affairs

Government Affairs

As one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical services companies serving the United States, Canada and selected global markets, AmerisourceBergen Corporation participates in the governmental process and educates lawmakers and the administration about the efficiencies, savings and innovation we provide the healthcare supply chain to improve patient lives.

 

AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA with facilities in 26 states, 49 congressional districts and Puerto Rico.  Based in Washington, D.C., the AmerisourceBergen Government Affairs Department provides federal and state representation and a voice on policy issues impacting the company’s  business, associates and customers in order to ensure the safety and security of the supply channel. Government Affairs works with elected officials from both parties to ensure policymakers understand the company’s  role in the supply chain and the policy issues impacting the pharmaceutical distribution industry and AmerisourceBergen’s customers.

AmerisourceBergen's Policy Priorities

  • AmerisourceBergen is committed to the safety and security of the supply channel and supports efforts to prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion.
  • AmerisourceBergen supports Medicaid and Medicare policies that ensure fair and appropriate reimbursement for pharmacies, physicians and health systems.
  • AmerisourceBergen supports tax reform efforts aimed at making U.S. businesses more competitive.  AmerisourceBergen opposes repeal of the “last-in first-out” (LIFO) inventory accounting method.  LIFO has been an established accounting method in the U.S. since the 1930s, and is utilized for tax reporting purposes by a broad spectrum of b