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ADA: Improve insulin access, affordability


ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Diabetes Association on May 24 released a public policy statement outlining both long- and short-term recommendations for improving insulin access and affordability.

Don’t expect CMS to remain silent on vents, Stark says


COLUMBIA, S.C. – CMS is not done tinkering with coverage guidelines for vents, predicts consultant Andrea Stark.

CMS can't ignore outside input

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Don Clayback
executive director of NCART

There’s a great deal of activity regarding healthcare policy changes with the goal of providing quality care and services in the most cost-effective manner.

FAA puts sleep apnea policy on hold


FREDERICK, Md. – Faced with stiff opposition from some pilot groups, lawmakers and physicians, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put on hold plans to test all overweight pilots for sleep apnea, according to news reports.

Q&A: Dr. Doran Edwards

Want to increase access to new technology? Research smarter

BALTIMORE – How does research influence public policy—and vice versa? Providers and clinicians who participate in research to help get new technology to patients sooner should keep this relationship in mind, says Dr.