24 Feb, 2016
Spend a few minutes studying your health plan’s claims data, and you’ll very likely discover your plan is spending large sums of money on men’s testosterone products.
In fact, you’ll likely discover your plan is spending several thousand dollars a year for each male beneficiary who is choosing to rub gel into his shoulders in the hope that the gel will enhance his sexuality.
But numerous previous studies – and an article in last week’s New England Journal of Medicine – make clear that covering testosterone products not only squanders your plan’s limited assets, but also subsidizes dangerous medical practices of dubious medical utility.
For an in-depth examination of the testosterone problem – and why you should take steps to address it – read this article. We’ll also provide a detailed description of precisely the steps you should take.