At this year’s American Heart Association meeting, Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD, presented a paper he lead authored on the MI FREEE trial. The trial randomized patients to receive free preventive heart medications or their normal insurance coverage after being discharged from the hospital following a myocardial infarction. The paper’s authors include six other members of DoPE.

The New York Times: Study Finds Co-Payments Discourage Drug Treatments

The New England Journal of Medicine: Full Coverage for Preventive Medications after Myocardial Infarction

Associated Press: Study finds many patients shun free heart drugs

The Wall Street Journal: Heart Attack? What Steps Can Prevent a Second One

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