Pharmacy Times reports that, "The first PDMP program was enacted by New York State in 1918 and was used to monitor prescriptions for cocaine, codeine, heroin, morphine, and opium. With this program, pharmacists were required to report copies of prescriptions to the health department within 24 hours."
Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts." -Arnold Bennett
“The volume and complexity of what we know has exceeded our individual ability to deliver its benefits correctly, safely, or reliably. Knowledge has both saved us and burdened us.”—Atul Guwande.
Last Friday, CMS released the final rules for MACRA, a program that represents a fundamental shift to the way providers are reimbursed by Medicare. The rule is designed to give physicians more flexibility to provide high quality, safe, and effective care. But, it’s important to know that the rule can impact your income both positively or negatively.
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