The cost of medications can be a significant barrier for many patients who are on a fixed income or who might be taking multiple, sometimes expensive drugs. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans might provide a solution for your patients, and there are tools to help with the enrollment process.
1 Nov 2015
Malaria research is turning from short-term prophylaxis for travelers to elimination and eradication. Drug costs and new ethics rules for research are key drivers of the new direction.
1 Mar 2012
ACP's advocacy goals address improving payments to internists' services, reducing administrative tasks imposed on them, blocking insurance mergers, streamlining Medicare's Quality Payment Program, and much more.
1 Mar 2018
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect Aug. 1. We detail what physicians need to know.
1 Jul 2013
Any type 2 diabetic is eventually going to need oral medications, and some on oral medications may eventually progress to needing insulin. The regimens are complex and vary from patient to patient. Learn how to individually tailor such decisions.
1 Jun 2011
Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care.
1 Jul 2008
ACP's annual report on the state of health care cites proposed budget cuts as the biggest threat to recent advances made by health care reform. And more advances could be affected by the outcome of the presidential elections.
1 Mar 2012
Medication non-adherence is a big problemâ€”much bigger than most physicians realize. The first step in getting patients to adhere is understanding the reasons why they don't.
1 Feb 2009