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West Virginia House Bill 4040 Step Therapy

West Virginia Advocates Make Strides Against Step Therapy!

West Virginia residents who are living with arthritis have good reason to celebrate. On March 29, 2016, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin signed into law a bill that addresses a growing and concerning insurance industry practice. Commonly known as “step therapy” or “fail first,” some insurance providers began refusing to cover physician prescribed medications, instead insisting that patients first try other less expensive treatments – all to save a buck!
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