Acne Medications: What Factors Drive Variable Costs?
In this episode of the “Peer to Peer” podcast series with Dr. Vincent DeLeo, Dr. Lorraine L. Rosamilia outlines some underlying factors that lead to the variable cost of acne medications. She explains how she addresses the issue of cost when implementing treatment plans for acne patients, including making notes for pharmacists when writing prescriptions and estimating costs for patients when possible. She also suggests ways dermatologists can lobby to lower patient costs for acne medications at state and federal levels.
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