Archive for January 29th, 2016

Are You Paying For A “Lexus” Surgery & Getting a Pinto?

Friday, January 29th, 2016

lexusMoney that would have otherwise gone into investments or infrastructure development is now being diverted to employee healthcare benefits, and that has implications for the long term viability of every organization. (See Most Companies Shirk Fiduciary Duties When It Comes To Health Care)

MPIRICA offers free access to Provider Quality Scores for employers and plan participants……………..

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Drug Shortages Causing Rationing – Public is Clueless

Friday, January 29th, 2016

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Prescription drug shortages are the new normal in American medicine. But the rationing that results has been largely hidden from patients and the public.

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Left Coast Voters To Consider Rx Cost Reduction Strategy

Friday, January 29th, 2016

california1Among the catalysts for public outrage are the sky-high price of treatments for diseases such as hepatitis C and the unapologetic markups for specialty drugs by former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli.

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