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Massachusetts Announces Significant Changes to the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program

At today’s Massachusetts Public Health Council meeting, Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, announced sweeping changes to the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program in Massachusetts… 284 more words

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Important Recommendations from the MedPAC March Report to Congress, Part Two

Earlier we have discussed the recommendations of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (“MedPAC” or the “Commission”) with regard to fee-for-service (“FFS”) payment systems. Today’s post will discuss the Commission’s recommendations with regard to making FFS payments site-neutral, as well as its status reports on Medicare Advantage (“MA”) and the Medicare prescription drug program (“Part D”). 359 more words

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Full Speed Ahead for Meaningful Use re: Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records

On Friday, March 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a proposed rule which would make significant changes to the federal… 634 more words

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Sen. Ted Cruz To Buy Insurance Via Obamacare, A Law He Vows To Scrap

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Texas Senator Ted Cruz says he is signing up his family for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act – a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House. 110 more words