Controlled substances became a little less controlled during the pandemic. That benefited both patients (for their health) and telehealth startups (to make money).
Reports indicate a proposal to give Medicare the power to “negotiate” drug prices could be a key feature of any compromise.
Drugs companies raised prices on hundreds of medications on Jan. 1, with most prices up 5% on average.
Prices went up on 460 drugs, which tracks in line with recent years, according to STAT News.
Metformin, a #medication to treat type 2 diabetes, is facing a recall over concerns it has been contaminated with a possible #cancer-causing substance.
To slow the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) into the United States, CDC is working with state and local public health partners to implement after-travel health precautions.
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Manager (PBM), is an organization that provides services, educational programs, and patient support services. PBMs can negotiate large contracts with their customers and negotiate with the pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies for the best prices.
Not only recently, but many studies done in nearest past, and remote-past also claims that Man’s Best Friend Is Good For the Heart and that best friend is of course a pet while the dog has exclusive status.
Medical cannabis may be an adjunct to chronic pain, with significant improvement in pain. Cannabis has shown amazing results in pain treatment.
(Source) Compared to other major expenditures of American households, spending on health care is a drag. In exchange for what…
Medicaid health plans are starting to pay for non-traditional services such as meals, transportation, housing and other forms of assistance to improve members’ health and reduce medical costs.