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February 7, 2013America's Health Insurance Plans

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  • Air pollution may raise odds of pregnancy complications
    Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of smog during their first trimester had an elevated risk of complications including preeclampsia and premature birth, a report in BMJ Open found. Researchers also found the odds of preeclampsia and premature delivery were 10% and 25% higher, respectively, in women with asthma than in those without the condition. HealthDay News (2/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Mobile health platform developer unveils allergy tool
    An iPhone application called WebMD Allergy was unveiled by WebMD Health. Patients can use the app to become aware of changes in allergen levels. "The WebMD Allergy app provides consumers with accurate and personalized weather-related allergy information to help them proactively manage their allergy conditions," said WebMD chief medical editor Dr. Michael Smith. Drug Store News (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • FDA issues warning against deceptive flu products
    The FDA has released a report warning the public against fraudulent flu products that carry unproven claims about curing, treating or preventing the flu. The warning covers drugs, nasal sprays, devices, foods and dietary supplements. The FDA said it has yet to approve any over-the-counter treatment that can cure or prevent the condition, and there are no approved generic formulations of Tamiflu or Relenza. PhysiciansBriefing.com/HealthDay News (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • U.S. Senate will consider "pay for delay" pharma bill
    A bipartisan group of senators reintroduced a bill this week that would bar "pay for delay" pharmaceutical deals in which brand-name drugmakers pay generic drug companies to keep the cheaper drugs from becoming available. Similar legislation has failed under opposition from makers of generic and branded drugs. Reuters (2/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Improve your ACA knowledge with new online courses
    For a better understanding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), register for AHIP’s new ACA Compliance Online Series. Available course topics include Medicare, Exchanges, the Summary of Benefits and Coverage, and Accountable Care Organizations, with more programs planned in the near future. Earn one credit per course toward the Healthcare Compliance Professional designation. Learn moreLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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    Follow @AHIPEducaton on Twitter for daily tweets about AHIP’s educational opportunities, including conferences, online courses and webinars. View our profile. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Health systems change initiative launched
    AHIP Foundation announces the launch of the Institute for Health Systems Solutions (IHSS), an initiative designed to help advance new ideas regarding the delivery and financing of health care through credible, independent research and analysis. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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