Patients with chronic or serious medical conditions must sometimes work with physicians for months to identify a medication that’s effective for them.Read More
What happens when a health plan drives diabetes patients to switch their medication, insulin, or medical device?
For some patients, nothing. But for others, being forced to switch can cause real problems.Read More
If a patient’s condition is stabilized on their current therapy then they have a right to stay on the medicine their doctor has prescribed. This right should persist from plan year to plan year, and continue even if the health plan drops the medicine from its formulary. Only with the patient’s and doctor’s consent should a health plan or a pharmacy be able to switch a patient to a different therapy.
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