Seeking reforms, lawmaker shares his personal, negative, experience with step therapy

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WTRF (Columbus, OH) —

‘You have a tumor growing inside you,’ is not a phrase any of us would take lightly. For Scott Lipps, it was a difficult diagnosis to receive.

What made it worse, figuratively and ultimately literally, was the implementation of step therapy by his insurance company.

“I went to the pharmacy to pick up my first subscription and the pharmacist said, ‘you can’t have that Scott, it was denied by your insurance company’,” said Lipps.


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