Treating asthma is not a one-size-fits-all exercise, as patients and clinicians well know. So why do some health plan policies suggest otherwise? The question drives a new policy brief from the Institute for Patient Access.
An estimated 210 million people worldwide suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, the third leading cause of death in the United States. This November 15, on World COPD Day, advocates and patients worldwide seek to raise awareness and to advocate for access to treatment.