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Prescriptions

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

Prescription Drugs

Bay Area Prescription Take Back Events Set For Saturday

Residents will be able to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at locations throughout the Bay Area on Saturday as part of the sixth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

04/26/2013

Dr. Marvin Bonham, former director of the Valley Health Plan, is accused of trading prescriptions in return for sex, methamphetamine, and cash. (Santa Clara County District Attorney)

Ex-South Bay Health Official Accused Of Trading Prescriptions For Sex

A former top administrator of Santa Clara County’s health plan has been charged with 18 felonies including trading prescriptions in return for sex, methamphetamine, and cash.

10/17/2012

Prescription Drugs

Alameda Co. Mandates Drug Makers To Pay For Disposing Expired Meds

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to pass the nation’s first ordinance requiring drug makers to pay for programs to dispose of expired and unused drugs.

07/24/2012

Prescription Drugs

ConsumerWatch: Palo Alto Startup Prevents Waste Of Medications

Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.

04/09/2012