Seriously? Cigna denied coverage for a treatment that is a safer alternative to opiates?? This, to me, is completely outrageous!
I'm no stranger to Cigna's ill conceived, backwards, frustrating mentality when it comes to covering all things medical. However, this takes the proverbial cake!
It really shows what this world is coming to, and it is not pretty. In fact, it's downright scary.
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Jerome Adams is our new surgeon general and he's no dope! In this article he talks about finding real solutions to the opioid epidemic and how it ties in with poor economy. Adams will not let politics cloud his research and promises to "let science and data drive his approach to the opioid epidemic." Having already worked under then-governor Mike Pence as the health commissioner in Indiana, Adams is more than prepared for the political adversities that lie ahead.
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There's some debate over whether or not some counties who are suing pharmaceutical companies and doctors, for their role in the battle against opiate addiction, is going to be productive or just a waste of time and money. Time and money that could be spent in different ways to combat the opioid epidemic.
My honest opinion? I think it's a different avenue to be looked at for sure. If the lawsuit is won, then it sends a clear message and makes an example out of pharmaceutical
Police chief Scott Meyer says the investigation greatly benefited from tips they received from public citizens. If all of us stay vigilant and report every thing questionable we see, it really helps. This story proves it! How did this guy plan on selling his product? You can't even handle it without dying! Check it out: It's ok to get help! #doitforshelby http://www.wcpo.com/news/national/euclid-man-indicted-for-having-more-than-200-grams-of-carfentanil