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October 9, 2013 12:00 AM

MEEKS: My insurance carrier is not my physician

A few weeks ago, my physician wrote me a prescription for pain patches that he hoped would help in managing the pain from my arthritic knee flare-up. My insurance carrier refused to pay their part for the prescription because it has been determined by some standard that this illness should not be treated with those particular patches.

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