As health activists, we are on a mission to innovate healthcare. If you could change one thing in the healthcare landscape right now, what would it be?
I would abolish Step-Therapy. This horrible practice wastes more time and energy and causes people to think they will never be better.
First the doctors must prescribe creams, after awhile when the patients complains, the doctor then moves them onto light therapy. if that fails back to creams. Now when the patient complains again. Ok thats crap. and why is it done? So the insurance companies dont have to spend the money.
A doctor should be able to say, here is (cream/light/pill/biologic) depending on severity etc.
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Here in NY State we have passed the bill through and waiting for the Governor to sign it. Its been on his desk for months now, feels more like years.
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