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Crestview News Bulletin: COLUMN: Protect patients' rights; end step therapy protocols
More than 15 years ago, I was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. While the disease created a number of challenges, one particular problem has been obtaining coverage for medications my physicians prescribe.
I've been forced into fail first, or step therapy, protocols.
These management processes require a patient to try the least-expensive treatment of medication to address a problem, despite what his or her physician recommends.