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CommonHealth: Should Insurers Be Required To Cover Experimental Lyme Disease Treatments?06:07
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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.

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Carey Goldberg, editor of WBUR's CommonHealth blog. She tweets@commonhealth.

This segment aired on July 28, 2016.

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