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September 16, 2021
Just as states started banning abusive co-pay accumulator programs, insurers have found a work-around that once again could put patients at a disadvantage when it comes to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs.
September 14, 2021
The shortage of nursing assistants is having dire consequences for older adults. Millions of patients are going without the support they need to prepare meals, organize medications and run errands. They also may be lacking support to get safely to the bathroom or change undergarments and bedding during times of incontinence.
September 10, 2021
Treating pain without opioids has become possible for many patients through novel drugs approved by a regulatory process called 505(b)(2). Now, access to these treatments is in jeopardy.
September 9, 2021
By Jeremy Schrieber, MSN, PMHNP-BC Patients living with mental health conditions can be ambivalent about taking medication. So, when an event like COVID-19 disrupts their care, I worry.
September 7, 2021
Maternal vaccines can protect pregnant moms and vulnerable babies. So why aren’t more women getting them?