Posts Tagged ‘economics’

February 23, 2012

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish? Coverage Limits on Immunosuppression after Kidney Transplantation


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This commentary discusses the current policy in the United States for Medicare patients who receive a renal transplant. Immunosuppressive drug costs are only covered for the first three years post-transplant, at which point patients must pay for the drugs out-of-pocket, or obtain private health insurance. The authors point out that the difficulties many patients face […]

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