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Patient Advocates Push for Limits on Step-Therapy Prescription Practices

By Thomas Goldsmith Patients, doctors and family members affected by the prescription practice called “step therapy” brought personal stories to the General Assembly Thursday in support of a bill that would prohibit it in some cases and limit it in others. The bill, House Bill 1048, defines step therapy as an approach “under which patients […]