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Assembly bill would allow patients to opt out of mail-order prescriptions
Fresno Bee

Mark Helm of Sanger gives himself an injection every other day so his blood will clot.

He has hemophilia, and the medication keeps the blood disorder in control. He also takes drugs daily for HIV, which he acquired decades ago from blood transfusions that were needed during bleeding episodes.

Helm, 56, is careful not to skip his prescription medications. But because he gets his drugs by mail, on occasion they arrive late at his home, he said.