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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 »

Higher Cost of New Cholesterol Drugs Putting Patients at Risk: Study

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 — Heart attacks, strokes and other heart problems are more likely in high-risk patients denied access to cutting-edge cholesterol-busting drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors, a new study reports. Patients are 16% more likely to have a heart-related health crisis if their PCSK9 prescription is rejected than if it is covered and filled… Read More »

FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older

FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older Print this page WOBURN, Mass. (July 10, 2019) – Azurity Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company that makes safe, high-quality treatments for patients requiring customized formulations for their care, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Katerzia (amlodipine)… Read More »