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The legality of pricing disparity between insured and uninsured patients is decided on a state-by-state basis. Be aware that differential billing policies can violate state consumer protection statutes.
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Researchers are making important strides in better understanding the genetics of cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL). This new knowledge could have major implications for improved diagnosis and, potentially, new targeted CTCL therapies.
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Melanie Palm, MD, MBA

Melanie D. Palm, M.D., is director of Art of Skin MD in Solana Beach, Calif.

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Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., investigator, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, N.C., is a Dermatology Times adviser.

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD

Dr. Goldberg is Director of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey, Director of Mohs Surgery and laser research, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School.

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