340B Drug Pricing Program: What Is it, How Does It Work?

The 340B Drug Pricing Program was created in 1992 by the Federal Government to provide significant discounts on outpatient prescription drugs. Hospitals, skilled nursing homes, pharmacies, and health care facilities are eligible. The program, known as 340B, requires pharmaceutical companies to give steep discounts to hospitals and clinics that serve high…...

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Diabetics Get New Guidelines From ADA For 2018

Diabetics, especially elderly diabetics received new treatment guidelines for 2018 from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).     Diabetics: Protocol Changes Elderly diabetics with heart disease taking Metformin should include a second medication focusing on their heart symptoms. The FDA recently approved Jardiance and Victoza to reduce the risk of cardiovascular…...

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