Insurers, Doctors Making It Hard To Get Breakthrough Cholesterol-Lowering DrugsCaught between skeptical doctors and cost-conscious insurers, a powerful pair of cholesterol-lowering drugs have barely sold.
Nevada Resident Arrested For Allegedly Robbing Concord Pharmacy Where Pharmacist Bit HimPolice arrested a Nevada resident on suspicion of robbing at least two pharmacies this week, including one in Concord, Concord police said.
Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover InvestigationsThe Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new 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.
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.
Bay Area Prescription Take Back Events Set For SaturdayResidents 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.
Ex-South Bay Health Official Accused Of Trading Prescriptions For SexA 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.
Alameda Co. Mandates Drug Makers To Pay For Disposing Expired MedsThe 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.
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.