10/01/2015 - 11:48am

With the release of Congress’ Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Acts come concerns over the bill’s impact on TRICARE beneficiaries. 

09/30/2015 - 3:59pm

As the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services rolled out its plan for an Enhanced Medication Therapy Management model for pharmacies, KPMG’s Larry Kocot published a blog post for Health Affairs expanding on the announcement. “These changes are designed to better align the standalone prescription drug plan (“PDP”) sponsor and government financial interests, while also creating incentives for more robust investment and innovation in targeting medication therapy interventions,“ Kocot wrote. (Health Affairs)

09/29/2015 - 1:26pm

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has outlined its latest model for medication therapy management that it hopes will increase adherence and improve outcomes among Medicare Part D beneficiaries. 

09/28/2015 - 12:11pm

Under the terms of the consent decree, the company will not be allowed to manufacture or sell dietary supplement products until the FDA has determined that the business is in compliance.

09/25/2015 - 3:53pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Friday released a letter to the editor in response to a Sept. 5 article in The Washington Post about efforts to improve medication adherence through research and patient-focused strategies.

09/22/2015 - 4:14pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

09/18/2015 - 10:13am

A recent Harris Poll found that one-half of households use OTC medicines to treat a chronic or recurring condition.  These families would particularly benefit from OTC eligibility in FSAs and HSAs.

09/16/2015 - 2:13pm

A new drug before the Food and Drug Administration would track adherence. 

09/16/2015 - 11:31am

Caridiologist Robert Califf is currently the FDA’s deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco, a post he has held since March.