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Medicare “Wasting Billions of Dollars”, Says Study

Waste to Taxpayers detected in Medicare Part D Plan, Poorer people are being prescribed more expensive branded drugs. Is that bad? According to a new investigation it is.  And it is costing the taxpayers a shovel-load of money.  And furthermore,  it’s unnecessary. The failure of the government to track doctors who prescribe cheaper generics for […]
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Gift Giving Must Stop Says ProPublica

According to ProPublica—though transparency has seemingly increased between pharma and physicians since the Christmastime release of its Dollars for Docs report—medical societies and organizations are still having a holiday with industry money. Three days before Christmas last year, independent news organization ProPublica released its own “naughty and nice” list in the form of its Dollars […]
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A Closer Look at ProPublica

An investigative journalism organization recently took an in-depth look at pharma with its ”Dollars for Docs” report. In return, PharmExec takes a close look back at ProPublica. Last month, PharmExec’s senior editor Walter Armstrong blogged about news organization ProPublica’s “Dollars for Docs” report, in which ProPublica—along with other news sources including National Public Radio, the […]
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