More Choice for Medicare Advantage Subscribers, or More Problems?

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North Carolina Health News —

The government agency in charge of Medicare recently announced that it’s giving some patients more choice about whether to take an expensive drug infused in a medical office, or a cheaper substitute.

However, the “preferred drug” referred to by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services turns out to be one preferred by CMS, not necessarily by a patient or doctor and might not be what the doctor originally ordered.

 

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