Medicare Coverage-In-Clinical-Trials Policy For Alzheimer’s Drugs Could Stifle Access For Years
Proposed Medicare national coverage policy would delay access to Alzheimer’s drugs for too long and the government should instead cover the drugs under specific conditions until research already underway comes in, Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation president John Dwyer argues.
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