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Critical Patient Protection Legislation Passed the Virginia House and Senate with Unanimous Bipartisan Support; Virginia Would be the 20th State to Enact Step Therapy Reform Richmond, VA (February 27, 2019): Fair Health Care VA, a coalition of patient, provider, and health care groups committed to securing access to life-saving treatments for Virginians, particularly those with...
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by Harry Gewanter The Roanoke Times Gewanter is a retired pediatric rheumatologist who lives in Richmond. Congressional lawmakers just held a hearing to figure out who’s responsible for surging drug prices. No one could point to a single culprit. But Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) correctly pointed to pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) as an obscure...
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by Catherine Adkins GoDanRiver.com Across the Commonwealth of Virginia, people are experiencing burdensome barriers to access health care — particularly people like me who are battling chronic health conditions. My path to finding the right, long-term medicine to treat my diabetes was an arduous one. I worked with my doctor to try numerous options, but...
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SB 574/HB 386 Improves Step Therapy, also known as “Fail First,” Protocols, Giving Physicians an Override for – and Patients Transparency into – Insurer Decisions in Treatment of Cancer, MS, Diabetes, Psoriasis, Arthritis & Other Chronic Conditions Richmond, VA (January 18th, 2018): Fair Health Care VA, a coalition of patient, provider, and health care groups...
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