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John F. Schwerkoske

John F. Schwerkoske

Dr. John F. Schwerkoske is a practicing oncologist and president of Minnesota Oncology in Woodbury.

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Minnesota lawmakers must protect patients from harmful insurance tactics | Opinion

By: - March 22, 2022

When insurance companies restrict how cancer patients can access the infusion medications they need, patients lose. So I was pleased to hear that Minnesota lawmakers are taking up legislation that would put a stop to this increasingly common practice. The tactic is called “white bagging” — and it’s a growing trend that threatens patient access […]