Search results for "New Regulations"
Q&A: DEA requires addiction training for all prescribers
The Drug Enforcement Administration is requiring eight hours of training related to substance use disorder treatment, sending clinicians scurrying to their continuing education providers for help.
1 May 2023
Prescription acetaminophen gets new limit, warnings
Toolkit assists with claims process
25 Jan 2011
Hydrocodone rescheduled as of Oct. 6
As of Oct. 6, hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) will be rescheduled into Controlled Substance Schedule II. These products are currently Schedule III.
30 Sep 2014
Early acts by president presage bigger health care changes
President Biden wants to shake up health care policy in a direction that ACP has long called for on many issues. Congress will have a big say in whether grander and bigger changes occur.
1 Mar 2021
Bisphosphonates to carry warning about femur fractures
Put words in our mouth
19 Oct 2010
DME requests pose practice problems
Documentation requirements for some types of durable medical equipment (DME) are increasing, but DME requests can also be time-consuming in other ways for physician practices.
1 Jul 2014
Uptake of CRC screening leaves room for improvement
This issue also covers IMGs and immigration policy, along with conference coverage on gastroenterology and the art of diagnosis.
1 Jan 2019
Spotlight cast on industry gifts, payouts to physicians
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act goes into effect Aug. 1. We detail what physicians need to know.
1 Jul 2013
Reining in the use of CT scans
CT scans have become much more common in the U.S. over the past few decades, increasing from 3 million in 1980 to almost 70 million in 2007.
1 Feb 2011
EHR era ushers in stricter privacy, security
Offices feeling confident about HIPAA compliance now face HITECH, an increased level of demands meant to secure confidential information in a digital age. The demands have increased, and so have the penalties.
1 Apr 2010