stem cell treatment cost

Take polls: your stem cell treatment cost, PRP, exosomes

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I’m in the process of gathering data on how much people have been paying for their various stem cell and related treatments, but I’d like to hear directly from you as to what was your stem cell treatment cost. Also, how much did you pay for platelet rich plasma, also known as PRP? What about …

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New Florida bill mixes RTT spirit with turning unproven stem cell sales into a felony

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A new Florida bill (Bill 65 of 2019) could make the practices of stem cell clinics a felony. At the same time it would open the door to patients receiving still experimental stem cells that have at least started the clinical trial process. What’s going on? A number of states have been stepping up action …

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Does insurance cover stem cell therapy at unproven clinics?

Does insurance cover stem cell therapy? Even at clinics? What about coverage from employers?

Stem cell injections at unproven clinics are expensive and unproven so a lot of patients have asked me if insurance covers stem cell therapy at clinics? Mostly the answer is “no”, but in rare cases there is some kind of coverage, mainly from employers that have inked some kind of deal with a stem cell …

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Stem cell treatment poll results: how repeat shots boost costs

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One of the most common questions about stem cells is economic as patients ask about stem cell treatment cost. How much is the price tag? Empowered with information patients can start thinking like consumers and look out for their own interests more vigorously. I’ve blogged and done polls before about how much patients self-report having paid …

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Update on stem cell treatment cost for 2018 from ongoing poll

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I get asked many questions about stem cell therapies, but one of the most common over the years has been about the stem cell treatment cost. For instance, a reporter might ask, “How much does a stem cell treatment for MS cost?” and a patient might ask me, “How much is a fair cost for …

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Bigger picture study casts big doubts on stem cells for knee arthritis today

Knee arthritis, stem cell therapy for knees

One of the most common claims made by unproven, for-profit stem cell clinics is that the stem cells they are selling can help knee arthritis and associated pain, but what is the evidence to back this up? There are many problems with the claims of stem cells for arthritis being made across the U.S. In …

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New lawsuit against U.S. Stem Cell also alleges blindness

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A new stem cell clinic lawsuit has popped up and this one, like some others, relates to a patient alleging vision loss due to a non-FDA approved stem cell offering and involves U.S. Stem Cell, Inc. (formerly called Bioheart). American stem cell clinics market direct-to-consumer stem cell offerings for a whole medical dictionary’s worth of …

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‘Very Alarmed’: North Dakota AG Investigating Stem Cell Clinic

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According to The Bismarck Tribune and the AP/US News & World Report, the North Dakota Attorney General’s office is investigating a stem cell clinic in that state amid complaints. From the news articles: “The clinic has been offering stem cell injections for about a week and a half. Consumer Protection Division Director Parrell Grossman says there are …

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