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Step therapy: A delicate balance between patient care and health care costs (POLL)

by José Martinez | Take Two

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The UMMA clinic's pharmacological stock room. Christopher Okula/KPCC

A new state assembly bill is looking to expedite the process of step therapy. It's one way insurance companies regulate the the prescription medications that they cover. Step therapy helps to control expenses, but health providers also have to keep patient health in mind. 

KPCC's José Martinez has more on that delicate balance.

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