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Patients deserve access to the right meds

Over my 28 years as a practicing rheumatologist, I have progressively been denied my authority to prescribe the best medicines for my patients. The problem is a process called “step therapy,” which allows insurance plans to force physicians to prescribe less effective – and cheaper – drugs before they can use the medications they had in mind all along. This is a bad idea, and the Florida Legislature should correct it immediately.

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