Congress Fights DIR Fees Highlights SPT Week in Review


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5. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Reduces Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

An estimated 75% of patients with multiple sclerosis report fatigue among their most disabling disease symptoms. Read more.

4. Adherence in a Nutshell

Non-adherence to medication regimens is estimated to cost approximately $290 billion dollars in unnecessary medical expenses. Read more.

3. Independent Oncology Practices Could Lower Health Care Costs

Cancer care at hospitals is significantly more expensive than at community oncology clinics. Read more.

2. Specialty Pharmacies Poised to Connect Ovarian Cancer Patients with Crucial Services

Patients with ovarian cancer often face complex burdens that go beyond just medication. Read more.

1. Congress Urges HHS, CMS to Terminate DIR Fees

Legislators are becoming more informed about DIR fees and their harms on Medicare beneficiaries and specialty pharmacies. Read more.

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