Medicare/Medicaid: level of acceptable care for pts… depends on where treatment is provided ?

Immediate jeopardy: True or false? https://www.iadvanceseniorcare.com/blogs/alan-horowitz/regulatory-compliancecms/immediate-jeopardy-true-or-false Probably no two words strike more fear in the hearts and minds of nursing home owners and operators than “immediate jeopardy.” And, for good reason. When immediate jeopardy is alleged by a survey team, a cascade of painful consequences is about to unfold.  When a survey team cites immediate […]

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said reducing opioid prescriptions was important to get unemployed Americans back into the workforce

Insurers Promise More Cuts in Rx Opioids By Pat Anson, Editor Less than two weeks before its final report is due, President Trump’s opioid commission held its fourth and final public meeting Friday – hearing testimony from top government officials and insurance industry executives about the nation’s worsening overdose crisis. “Insurance companies are going to […]

TODAY IS….. WHO WILL NOT BE HERE TOMORROW

Today is 10/23/2017 2016 in review … what killed us 2600 Americans will die EVERY DAY – from various reasons 2700 people  WILL ATTEMPT SUICIDE 140 will be SUCCESSFUL – including 20 veterans 270 will die from hospital acquired antibiotic resistant “bug” because staff won’t properly wash hands and/or proper infection control. 350 will die […]

Special guest speaker on insurance October 25th at 9:00 PM EST!

Special guest speaker on insurance October 25th at 9:00 PM EST! https://livesupportgroup.com/join Click on above link to register for the meeting,  you will get a email with login instructions and special code At Livesupportgroup.com, we strive to schedule speakers who are informative and timely.  With Insurance time right around the corner, we are proud for the 2nd […]

Indiana: needle exchange program.. 50 percent decrease in hepatitis C cases… CANCELLED .. BIBLE MADE THEM DO IT

An Indiana county just halted a lifesaving needle exchange program, citing the Bible https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/20/16507902/indiana-lawrence-county-needle-exchange “People will absolutely die as a result.” That’s how Chris Abert of the Indiana Recovery Alliance described the consequences of an Indiana county’s decision to stop a needle exchange program, which provides clean syringes to drug users in an effort to […]

CVS Health Larry Merlo Works Magic By Taking Over The Drug Enforcement Agency

CVS Health Larry Merlo Works Magic By Taking Over The Drug Enforcement Agency” Merlo pulls another rabbit out of his hat Washington DC – CVS Health Executive Director, Larry Merlo and his cast of greedy shareholders and slick attorneys deal the United States Government another major blow in their efforts to combat crime. Special interest groups are […]

community pharmacists said they were serving patients with legitimate pain

DEA Chief: Pharma-Backed Law Hasn’t Hurt Agency’s Fight Against Opioids  http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/22/dea-chief-pharma-backed-law-hasnt-hurt-agencys-fight-against-opioids/ The then-chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration assured Democratic Rep. Judy Chu the bill she cosponsored to take away a tool the agency used to prevent opioids from reaching the streets wouldn’t hinder the agency’s work. A Washington Post and “60 Minutes” investigation revealed […]

New Jersey: CDC guidelines causing more under treatment of pain ?

Pain predicament: Opioid epidemic impacts prescription drug users with chronic pain http://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/news/local/pain-predicament-opioid-epidemic-impacts-prescription-drug-users-with-chronic/article_30557ceb-fc94-5d6e-b553-ae35ba5a185b.html BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP — James Stewart remembers putting on his pads and running onto the grassy field to play football. The township resident said it was just over 20 years ago when he and his friends would still play competitively, despite being well into […]

Australia: denial of proper pain management is INTERNATIONAL ?

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Migraine Drug Used In ER May Not Be Best Option

Migraine Drug Used In ER May Not Be Best Option https://www.news-line.com/PH_news28506_enews A drug commonly used in hospital emergency rooms for people with migraine is substantially less effective than an alternate drug and should not be used as a first choice treatment, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal […]

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