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Medical groups want changes to CMS Patients Over Paperwork program

The American Medical Group Association and Medical Group Management Association have both weighed in with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about CMS’ proposed rules on reducing regulatory burden – and both want changes. WHY IT MATTERSFor its part, AMGA offered a list of suggestions CMS should take to cut back on Medicare’s regulatory… Read More »

Surescripts ups its battle with Amazon PillPack: ‘We are turning the matter over to the FBI’

Kyle Walsh | CNBC Surescripts is upping its battle with Amazon-owned PillPack, accusing a third company of providing PillPack with patient prescription information “fraudulently,” and threatening to turn the matter over to the FBI. It’s the latest in a series of moves that could make it harder for Amazon to enter the prescription drug market.… Read More »

Concerns over antipsychotics in aged care

Many people living with dementia in aged care facilities are taking antipsychotic drugs for longer than 200 days – more than twice as long as the maximum recommended time, researchers say. The Macquarie University study found about 38 per cent of Australian aged care residents with dementia were taking antipsychotic medication, the same as a… Read More »