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Lawmakers consider increasing pay for doctors caring for Medicaid beneficiaries.
Some fear that safety is being sacrificed because of lobbying by the medical device industry.
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If the draft recommendation is approved, insurers will have to cover the medication without charging copays or deductibles.
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The agency has also put its epidemic intelligence agents on the case.
Meanwhile, primary care office visits to nurse practitioners and physician assistants skyrocketed 129% during the same period.
Health insurers worry that a flush hospital industry that spends more on direct-to-consumer ads might get the upper hand in negotiations.
The disease management company promises to lower the A1C levels of diabetes patients, or health plans won’t have to pay for the program.

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