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Pharmacy

Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Bill would negate a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule cutting $1.6 billion for drugs purchased by certain…
Nov 17 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Suggestions include allowing enrollees to buy drugs at the pharmacy they prefer.
Nov 14 | Susan Morse
Pharmaceutical sales rep recruited patients to obtain expensive and medically unnecessary compounded medications.
Doctor hit with $472K penalty over illegal medication prescriptions
Nov 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Gurcharan Singh Kanwal admitted wrongdoing after caught prescribing…
Nov 06 | Kaiser Health News
Billing data from Medicare and private insurance billing nationwide shows spending on urine screens and related genetic…
RNs better equipped to spot medication issues
Nov 03 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers stressed that the most qualified practitioners should be assigned to…
Nov 01 | Susan Morse
The final rule will also allow for higher outpatient payment when Medicare beneficiaries receive certain procedures…
Competition not slowing rise in drug prices
Nov 01 | Jeff Lagasse
In fact, prices for leukemia drugs increased by up to 95 percent, researchers found.
More hospitals turning away pharma reps
Nov 01 | Beth Jones Sanborn
In fact, more than 55 percent of health system-owned physician practices banned commercial visits last…
Aetna-CVS deal could hinge on consumer benefit
Oct 31 | Susan Morse
After failed merger with Humana, Aetna would need to convince feds that the merger is more than two industry…

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