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Amazon Gets Serious About Selling Drugs

Morgan Stanley issued a note Tuesday to clients offering some good reasons why Amazon.com could and should enter the pharmacy business, as CNBC’s Meg Tirrell… 402 more words


Insurance Coverage for the Opioid Crisis

Amy J. Spencer

With the “opioid epidemic” at an all-time high—and the resulting news coverage and public awareness also at an all-time high—now is the time for pharmaceutical companies, pharmacists, hospitals, doctors, first responders, and employers to review their professional liability and general liability insurance policies and any other potentially applicable policies such as products liability and directors and officers (“D&O”) insurance. 821 more words

Directors & Officers (D&O)/Errors And Omissions (E&O)

Top 10 Things I Miss About the USA

This post was originally supposed to be a counterpoint to last week’s Top 10 Things Germany Does Better than the USA. Was. After my husband asked me, “what will you put on there?” I realized I only had a list of four; a real problem when you need six more items to make a top 10 list. 2,478 more words


Take on MA pills over the counter in Nepal

“It’s a culture.” I answered to one of the freelance journalists. “When you have a headache or something you don’t rush to the hospital. You go directly to the pharmacist.” This… 835 more words


Walgreens Still Hoping To Get Feds' Approval For Rite Aid Merger

For almost two years now, Walgreens and Rite Aid have been trying to make some kind of committed relationship work, but they remain star-crossed corporations. … 197 more words

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Pharmacies May Get Millions Back

A billing error reportedly cost Wisconsin pharmacies two-point-seven million dollars in lost Medicare Part “D” claims in a four year period. The Wisconsin State Journal says a contractor for the state’s Medicaid health programs improperly billed six insurers for Medicare Part “D” drug purchases that involved seniors. 71 more words

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