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November 30, 2012
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  • Experts discuss ways to boost Rx adherence
    Health plan managers and researchers are trying various ways to get patients to take medications as prescribed, including reminders and even free prescriptions, according to experts involved in a National Coalition on Health Care panel discussion on the topic. MedPage Today (free registration) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • House panel probes CMS anti-fraud efforts
    CMS has had some success in rooting out fraud and abuse but has not made use of all available tools, House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee members said this week. Speaking at a hearing, a WellPoint official outlined the company's efforts to track prescriptions for controlled substances that have reportedly saved "many millions of dollars." MedPage Today (free registration) (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Mylan gets FDA nod for generic Detrol
    Mylan received regulatory approval for its tolterodine tartrate tablets in 1-mg and 2-mg strengths to treat overactive bladder. The drug is the generic formulation of Pfizer's Detrol. Drug Store News (11/29) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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PCMA is the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which administer prescription drug plans for more than 210 million Americans with health coverage provided through Fortune 500 employers, health insurance plans, labor unions, and Medicare Part D. PCMA is dedicated to enhancing the proven tools and techniques pioneered by PBMs that generate savings and access for consumers and payors.

 
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