M2 PHARMA-August 31, 2017-90% of Those Enrolled in US Medicare Prescription Drug
Coverage Could be Overpaying, According to eHealth Analysis
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and 29 of their colleagues to introduce legislation to lower prescription drug
abuse, misuse and addiction have reached alarming proportions in both youth and adult populations.
RESPONDING to rising rates of prescription drug
abuse as well as environmental contamination, federal drug control advocates are calling on Americans to take care when disposing of their medications.
In a letter to federal and Ontario health ministers, the Ontario Pharmacists Association said they are "gravely concerned" because they see a threat to Canada's prescription drug
supply and public health.
Unfortunately, prescription drug
abuse is on the rise.
We live in a world where 5 million school-age children take a prescription drug
for behavior disorders, so kids learn at an early age that pills change moods.
Americans pay the highest prescription drug
prices in the world, and U.
On February 9, the Bush administration released estimates that a new federal program to provide prescription drug
coverage to Medicare recipients would cost $724 billion over the next 10 years.
Despite mandating the most sweeping changes in Medicare since its inception, the Medicare Prescription Drug
, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) says little about how the specialized prescription drug
needs of nursing home residents will be met under the new "Part D" Medicare prescription drug
program beginning in 2006, reports the Henry J.
We have also heard that under the new Federal law, the patient has control of the $600 prescription benefit, and can spend it on any FDA-approved prescription drug
(there might be a few special exceptions), regardless of whether that drug is listed in any formulary.
It creates a prescription drug
benefit plan for the nation's 40 million seniors and allows them to buy medications at a reduced cost.