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Health insurer denials may be making Americans sicker

Health insurance is designed to cover patients when they get sick, but what happens when insurance companies stamp “reject” on a claim? Some of those patients may end up sicker, suggests a recent survey entitled “Not What the Doctor Ordered” from the Doctor-Patient Rights Project (DPRP). Health insurers denied coverage for nearly a quarter ofRead more about Health insurer denials may be making Americans sicker[…]

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Pharmaceutical middle men reforms would save patients and taxpayers billions

Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), the goliath health insurance middle-men wedged between plan managers, drug manufacturers, patients and pharmacies, make huge profits by forcing pharmacies to pay back a portion of drug sales after the sale has been completed. It is a profitable business model in today’s healthcare industry. The practice is called a “clawback,” andRead more about Pharmaceutical middle men reforms would save patients and taxpayers billions[…]

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Pharmacists start campaign to lower prescription drug prices

LANSING, MI (WNEM) – Michigan pharmacists are trying to lower the cost of your prescriptions and are asking you to stand up with them against inflated and shadowy pricing practices. “Becomes rather frustrating for the community pharmacist,” said Larry Wagenknecht, CEO of the Michigan Pharmacists Association. Wagenknecht believes too many people are being forced toRead more about Pharmacists start campaign to lower prescription drug prices[…]

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