4/22/2013

There are ways to cut costs when insurers won't cover specialty drugs, according to this article, and some of the steps could apply to more common treatments. Joining a clinical research trial can allow patients to get treatments for free. "People need to call around and ask and try to negotiate," said Lisa Gill of Consumer Reports. Savings are also possible through patient assistance programs and by appealing noncoverage by Medicare and private insurers.

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