Law’s Sharona Hoffman writes about concerns related to step therapy

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The ConversationSharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, professor of bioethics and co-director of the Law-Medicine Center, wrote about concerns related to step therapy, which requires patients to try less costly forms of treatment before some health insurance companies will approve more expensive treatment. Hoffman also shared some possible solutions that could protect patients’ health. Republished by Connecticut PostEconoTimes and San Antonio Express-News.