Regardless if a person has private, public or combination health insurance coverage, to get the most from purchased benefits, chronic disease patients must implement three important P's to get through the inevitable and unavoidable paperwork: Patience, Persistence, and Politeness.
Military veterans are still unable to be referred to state medical marijuana programs by VA physicians due to a federal prohibition.
Here are some observations about how we got into this mess and some suggestions about what we can do to make U.S. Healthcare better moving forward.
Between 3% and 9% of drugs that are diverted for abuse are tied to fraud and forgery of paper prescriptions. This is a blind spot we can no longer live with.
Silver plan price hikes due to CSR subsidy threats led to an increase in premium subsidies for other plans sometimes decreasing consumer payments to zero!
The idea that dental anesthesia is somehow different than anesthesia for any other type of procedure is just not true. So why are safety standards lower?
In the second part of her examination of the Federal response to the opioid crisis, addiction specialist Leslie Dye, MD suggests how to make it better.