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Bill Would Limit Patient Access to Cheaper Drugs

More than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma. The condition is well-known for restricting a patient’s airway, making it difficult to breathe and often causing coughing and wheezing. In addition to putting the squeeze on a person’s lungs, asthma is also putting pressure on patients’ wallets, as the cost of inhalers has risen to about $5,000 a year.

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The Ins and Outs of Out-of-Area Health Coverage

The Ins and Outs of Out-of-Area Health Coverage

With spring and summer breaks right around the corner, there’s a good chance you and your family will fly the coop in the not too distant future. While no one likes to think of getting sick or injured on vacation (believe me, I know!), it’s important to know the details of your health care coverage, should the need arise. continue reading →

The Cost of Convenience in Health Care

Stop me if you’ve heard this one…

You’ve worked all week while nursing what you think is bronchitis. Unable to take the time off work, you skip a trip to your primary care doctor and cross your fingers that the ailment clears on its own. continue reading →

Making Good on Our Promise

About a year ago, you may recall that I made a promise to the community. I promised to continue fighting for affordability, advocating for price transparency, and working alongside local doctors and employers to provide the best care at the best price. continue reading →

New Year, Same Old Problems

State lawmakers are back at the Capitol for a legislative session, which will likely be dominated by budget talks. And with health care being a major subject of debate in every legislative session, I am pleading with policymakers to keep affordability at the forefront. continue reading →