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Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

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HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.

Non-Medical Rx Switching Can Negatively Impact RA Patient Outcomes

Non-Medical Rx Switching Can Negatively Impact RA Patient Outcomes

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Researchers at the Institute for Patient Access found that patients who switched medication therapy once were more likely to undergo multiple medication switches.

Healthcare Information Technology Costs Continue to Rise

Healthcare Information Technology Costs Continue to Rise

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Healthcare information technology costs continued to increase between 2009 and 2015, and are expected to continue to rise.

Effects of ACA on Medication Cost and Adherence

Effects of ACA on Medication Cost and Adherence

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The proportion of all Americans who did not fill a prescription in the previous year due to affordability issues increased from 1999 to 2009.

Increased Prices of Existing Drugs Driving Growth of Drug Expenditures in 2016

Increased Prices of Existing Drugs Driving Growth of Drug Expenditures in 2016

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A study found that growth in drug expenditures are mainly due to increased prices for existing drugs and not newly developed drugs.

New Pattern of Healthcare Spending in US Emerges

New Pattern of Healthcare Spending in US Emerges

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The highest healthcare expenditures in the US were spent by the wealthiest quintile, suggesting that care has been redistributed.

Biologics License Application Filed for Etanercept Biosimilar

Biologics License Application Filed for Etanercept Biosimilar

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A briefing document made available to the public by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration signals the intent of Sandoz to file a biologics license application for an etanercept (Enbrel©, Amgen) biosimilar

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