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Do I need pre-authorization from my insurance plan for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) treatment?
Joel Kremer, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Date Added: 04/09/13

In terms of using effective biologic agents, they are expensive. Typically, my office will get pre-authorization from the payer. Because they are approved for these indications, the physician, I, would have to document that the patient has usually failed methotrexate, a less expensive generic interv...
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Dr. Joel M. Kremer, MD is founder and President of Corrona. Dr. Kremer is a Professor of Medicine of the Albany Medical College. Dr. Kremer serves as Director of Research at The Center for Rheumatology in Albany.
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