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'Everything is a fight to get medications': How the quest for lower drug prices is hurting children with asthma

Those two years have coincided with three changes to his asthma medications, all dictated by Medicaid and United Healthcare, the managed care organization in which Lacey enrolled Debarrin when they signed up for Medicaid. The changes were unrelated to Debarrin’s symptoms or his doctor’s advice. “Some medications are made by multiple manufacturers, and products are… Read More »

Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »