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Comprehensive care program does not cut COPD hospitalizations

A trial program of patient education/planning aimed at treating exacerbations of COPD early and reducing hospitalization rates proved ineffective.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder

Plans re-evaluate their COPD programs in light of changes
Plans re-evaluate their COPD programs in light of changesNew drugs to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have increased treatment options. However, they have also caused health plans to re-evaluate their chronic-condition management strategies.