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THE ROLE OF INSURANCE IN EXPANDING THE USE OF HOME PT/INR MONITORING

The Prothrombin test (PT/INR) is generally used to measure the time taken by blood to form a clot.  The  PT/INR test is usually recommended for patients who are taking WARFARIN {COUMADIN}  which are blood thinning medications. It is very important to monitor INR levels on a regular basis.  If you are taking WARFARIN you need to measure regularly how thick or thin your blood is. This …

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