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MRC-005: Coverage of Pharmaceuticals

 
Coverage of Pharmaceuticals: The Wisconsin Medical Society believes that all insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid, should provide coverage of pharmaceuticals for outpatient treatment where overall savings would be achieved versus prolonged inpatient care. The Society believes that providing outpatient pharmaceutical coverage may help minimize societal costs and help alleviate an unnecessarily large financial burden on individual patients. (HOD, 0413)