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Medicare Cuts are Wrong for Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Originally Published in the Austin American Statesman
http://www.mystatesman.com/news/opinion/nyquist-medicare-cuts-are-wrong-for-those-with-rheumatoid-arthritis/BndtzDJdnnNtLhEAoEkXJL/

More than 1.5 million Americans are living with rheumatoid arthritis.

A diagnosis is life-altering, as RA causes chronic swelling and pain and increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and depression. After learning they have the disease, many patients head to their local Infusion Center for treatment, as many of the best medicines for RA are delivered intravenously.

But if Medicare officials in Washington proceed with a new plan to cut Medicare funding, many of these centers will close or be forced to turn away patients who need these advanced treatments. This proposal, which impacts Medicare […] Read more