Why Couldn’t Woman Dying of Cancer Get the Drugs She Needed?

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Norma has been diagnosed with cancer, but she had to wait two months to start treatment because her pharmacy denied her oncologist’s prescribed drugs. Her husband Rodney went and advocated for her, but ultimately, she had to go through the recommended pharmacy benefits manager processes before she was allowed to start the drug she needed. Dr. Travis Stork points out that we spend double the amount on healthcare than any other developed country in the world.

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