Emron Managed Care News 6-26-15

  A year after VA scandal, little progress on wait-lists One year after reports of long wait-list and cover-ups of care delays rocked the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), not only have wait-lists only grown longer, but a budget shortfall of nearly $3 billion could affect care for many veterans, according to a report in The New York Times. … Continued

Emron Managed Care News 6-12-15

More flexibility, options under Medicare ACO final rule http://bit.ly/1dqiuVg For the most part, industry experts are pleased with the changes the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Shared  Savings Program (MSSP), which provides more options and opportunities for accountable care organizations (ACOs) to participate in the risk-based shared savings initiative. The 5 most common medications in the US … Continued

Emron Managed Care News 5-29-15

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren’t Getting It http://bit.ly/1Hu5YM2 Too few womens at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the bone-depleting condition, while too many women at low-risk are being screened, a new study suggests.   Boehringer Ingelheim’s combination COPD therapy Stiolto Respimat garners FDA approval http://bit.ly/1Hu8e61 Boehringer Ingelheim announced Tuesday that the FDA approved … Continued