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January 17, 2013 With many more generics hitting the market in 2013 — 13 according to one industry estimate — and new essential health benefits standards set to impact plan drug benefits next year, a leading pharmacy benefits consultant and
Lazard Capital Markets 9th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. eastern. Credit Suisse 2012 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. mountain ( 12:00 p.m. eastern). These presentations
A third of medicines for children are not tested on minors Children are being prescribed unlicensed medicines that could be causing harm, a report has warned. The Government study is demanding an urgent investigation into the unacceptable' fact that
Filed Under Health care providers and stakeholders had numerous questions Tuesday regarding the Louisiana health department's proposed plan to bring pharmacy services for some Medicaid patients under the umbrella of Bayou Health's managed care model.
Apr 2, 2012 01:14 Health Minister Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah launched a formulary yesterday to help pharmacists and physicians prescribe and dispense the right medication to patients in the Kingdom. This will be an ideal manual for those concerned in
Jan 23 2012 A couple of weeks ago, Jann Bellamy wrote about legislative alchemy in the new year, in which CAM mischief works its way into state legislatures. Specifically, she mentioned the case of legislators in Vermont trying to declare in law that
Three of the sessions were devoted to the topic, a reflection of the primary importance of pain and opioid use for the work comp industry. Washington State's monopolistic work comp insurer spent a paltry 4% if total medical costs in drugs. In
Announced recently by Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne, the Formulary is designed to be the first point of reference for health professionals wanting information on medicines. Providing concise, independent and evidence-based medicines
Last month, Express Scripts announced plans to buy Medco Health Solutions, a rival pharmacy benefit manager, for $29 billion. The deal quickly raised antitrust questions, given that the combined company will hold a dominant share of the PBM and
Williams of the Health business blog The editor of Drug Benefit News , Anthony Vecchione asserts ( Copay Cards Could Be Win-Win If All Sides Work Together )...In fact, my home state of Massachusetts is the only one that's got things right...Vecchione'