CommonHealth: Should Insurers Be Required To Cover Experimental Lyme Disease Treatments?Play
Gov. Charlie Baker has until midnight tonight to decide whether he's going to sign a controversial bill that requires health insurers to cover long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease.
Similar mandates have passed in other New England states. But Baker has questioned whether long-term antibiotics are a clinically accepted treatment.
Carey Goldberg, editor of WBUR's CommonHealth blog. She tweets@commonhealth.
This segment aired on July 28, 2016.