Last month, Montana joined the ranks of over forty states and passed a bill that allows physicians to dispense medications directly to their patients. Prior to this bill, physicians were not allowed to dispense medications to patients and only were... Read More
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Earlier this year, we discussed the impact of mandatory “white bagging” on providers, and more importantly, patients. Briefly, white bagging is a practice where a medication is ordered by a physician for in-office administration (e.g., IV... Read More
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In an effort to facilitate continuity of patient care and to respond appropriately to the circumstances that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) has recently announced three exceptions to DEA... Read More
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There is a growing trend of plan sponsors and their agents not renewing contracts with pharmacies and physicians.  These “non-renewals” are tantamount to network termination, and are nearly always “without cause”, leaving providers unable... Read More
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