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Sorry About Your Stage 3 Cancer. Here's A Bill For $21,000 In Charges You Thought Were Covered

(Los Angeles Times) Aug 7, 2018 - When Michele Brough was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in April, her oncologist wasted no time in reaching out to her insurer, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, to obtain pre-approval for a drug that would strengthen her immune system to better withstand chemotherapy.

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Winston Wong, PharmD (Posted: August 13, 2018)

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Unfortunately, stories and reports like these are all too common. I have to wonder as I read this. Was the misfortune due to the mis-interpretation of Neulasta Onpro vs. Neupogen? The majority of Neulata is under the medical benefit. I can see the Neupogen being forced through specialty and self-administered. Nevertheless, the timing for responses was poor.

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