Clinician Testimonials Speak to Access Challenges

Three different clinicians, three different health plan barriers that inhibit access for headache and migraine patients.  

Christopher Gottschalk, MD, on Barriers to Migraine Treatment

What if innovative migraine medication could be prescribed only by a rare type of headache specialist? Dr. Christopher Gottschalk explains why health plans’ prescribing restrictions are bad for patients.

Heather McCoy, DrNP, on Barriers to Migraine Treatment

When health plans say “no” to innovative medicine, some migraine patients may give up on treatment. Dr. McCoy describes the frustration and sadness of seeing prior authorization stop her patients from achieving a better quality of life.

Maureen Moriarty, DNP, on Barriers to Migraine Treatment

Combination therapy can be life-changing for people who have migraine disease, but health plans are standing in the way.

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