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Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted
Los Angeles Times

There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don’t need anesthesia for a colonoscopy.

It’s not “medically necessary,” the insurer says.

Anyone who has experienced this most invasive of medical procedures might think otherwise.

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