Dec 02, 2016
National Association of for 61 % of prescriptions for Medicare beneficiaries filled, says CMSGeneric drugs instead of branded treatments, account for nearly two thirds of the prescriptions Medicare beneficiaries, a trend that contributed to the estimated cost has filled the prescription drug benefit, according to data that CMS is planning on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported release. According to the data, generic drugs accounted for 61 % of prescriptions for Medicare beneficiaries in the third quarter, filled the third consecutive quarter of growth in the use of such treatments. CMS officials said that may help benefit the use of generic medications Medicare beneficiaries avoid the donut hole coverage gap in the prescription drug http://www.tadacip20mg.org/tadacip-online.html . Meanwhile, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores plans announced on Thursday that the use of generic medications among U.S. Citizens with private health insurance increased by nearly 53 percent in 2006 from 48 percent in 2005 (Treftz, Wall Street Journal.
In the hope Health Policy Report Features Medical Malpractice News From Three Statesnewspapers recently reported on developments in context of medical practice in three states. Summaries of the coverage below.Hawaii: place a place a $ 250,000 cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases have failed to pass Hawaii House Judiciary Committee earlier this month, the Honolulu Advertiser reports. Gov. Linda Lingle proposed. The law as a way to improve access in rural areas a shortage of a shortage of specialist doctors due to high malpractice insurance premiums matter testimony testimony support and opposition to the bill, lawmakers could not agree on a dollar amount of damages, which they define as ‘fair’ as. Iowa: The Des Moines Register on Monday profiled United Medical Liability Insurance, a small start-up based medical malpractice insurer in Iowa, the doctors ‘on their bed manners educate, in the hope that create a little kindness. Fewer legal problems for customers. ‘According to the company ‘s President and CEO James Krist, allows doctors communicate communicate effectively with their patients their risks being sued. , The company usually works with doctors to keep records and process management ‘, the important defense mechanisms when a complaint arises, ‘also from about coaching to improve communication skills, the register reports . Read the rest of this entry »